Why Choose Co-op

Through the StFX Co-op Education program, students have the opportunity to discover who they are, grow as an emerging professional, and achieve their career and academic goals. Our professional development training will build your toolkit and resources to help you be successful in the program. Twelve to sixteen months of work experience will integrate what you have learned in academics into the world of work. Our capstone course, COOP 405, will complete your Co-op journey. 

The Co-op Advantage

  • Work, live and travel across Canada
  • Access personalized career coaching and advising
  • Experience a variety of work experiences that integrate into your degree
  • Earn a competitive salary to help offset educational costs
  • Build your understanding of the world of work
  • Practice your professional networking skills
  • Discover your skills, interests, values, and goals
  • Increase your chance of being hired before you graduate