Bachelor of Technology Work Term Cycles

4-Year Program

Although the Co-op program is a mandatory part of your education, finding a job is not guaranteed - this is a competitive process and students are competing for positions with other McMaster students as well as with students from other universities.

January 8-month Work Terms

Recruitment Cycle: September – December

TIP: Begin your job search in September. Many employers will have application deadlines in September, October and November in addition to December.

May 4-month Work Terms

Recruitment Cycle: December - May

TIP: Begin your job search in January/February, the majority of companies will post their opportunities for summer Co-op jobs during these months.

Degree Completion Program

Once you enroll in your program, you may be required to complete one or two Co-op work terms (4-months each). Your academic advisor will have discussed with you specific timelines for when to complete these work terms.

DCP students who require Co-op and have completed the 1ET0 course, will be given access to OSCAR. They will have access to apply for the following work terms:

May - 4, 12 and 16 months

September - 8 and 12 months

January - 8 and 12 months

Although the Co-op program is a mandatory part of your education, finding a job is not guaranteed - this is a competitive process and students are competing for positions with other McMaster students as well as with students from other universities.

4-Year Program Co-op Sequence - 12 months of Co-op Required

 

Level 1
Co-op
4-month (Optional)
Level 2
Co-op
4-month
May - August
Level 3 Term 3A
Co-op 8-month January - August
Level 3 Term 3B
Level 4 Term 4A
Co-op
4-month (Optional)
Level 4 Term 4B