Co-op and career – Faculty of Engineering
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Co-op & career

  • 98%

    of our employers would hire a McMaster Engineering co-op student again

  • 7,000+

    job opportunities available to students from over 600 companies including Tesla, IBM Canada, Deloitte and more

  • Top 85

    for employability rankings

    QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2022

  • A vast network

    We have the second largest engineering co-op program in Ontario

  • Global opportunities

    In 2022/2023, our students participated in 4,000+ four-month co-op work terms across the globe

  • Support services

    We offer a variety of courses and programs to support your success

  • Flexible

    Co-op term lengths vary. Many students complete 4 month work terms during the summer. Others opt for longer placements – 75% of co-op work terms are 8 to 16 months in duration, enabling intensive work term experiences.

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  • Available

    Students in Engineering, iBioMed, and Computer Science can opt into co-op at any point in their degree, prior to their final year of studies. (BTech students must complete 12 months to graduate)

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  • Supported

    A team of 22+ staff in the Engineering Co-op and Career Services office engages with over 1,000 employers to ensure that there are ample opportunities for you when you are ready to apply.

    Meet the team
  • Innovation Minor

    Offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and the DeGroote School of Business, the Minor in Innovation is designed to give students the tools they need to succeed as entrepreneurs.

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