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Internship & Co-op

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As part of our Work Integrated Learning programming, Internships & Co-ops provide you with opportunities to apply academic knowledge to practical experiences in the workplace, translating classroom learning to real-world settings, developing professional skills, and exploring career options

Co-ops and Internships are 4 to 16 month work terms. You are employed in settings which provide work experience directly related to your Academic Program and career objectives.

How Does Participating in Internships & Co-op benefit you?

Internship & Co-op programs are available in over 45 undergraduate and graduate programs at Western. Click on the topics below to learn more about these programs.

Long Term Internships & Co-op

An 8 to 16 month work term, in which you are employed in full-time, paid settings which provide you with work experience directly related to your Academic Programs and career objectives. Learn more.

Short Term Internships & Co-op

A 10 week to 4 month program, in which you are employed in full-time, paid settings which provide you with work experience directly related to your Academic Programs and career objectives. Learn more

Employers & Industry

Looking to hire a Western student? Learn more about Internship & Co-op opportunities here.