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Gain Experience & Get Paid

Gain Experience & Get Paid

Every student has access to the co-op program. The best part? You decide when you would like to complete co-op and we’ll help you get there.

About MacEng Co-op Program 

The Engineering Co-op Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to gain valuable engineering work experiences before they graduate. We have the 2nd largest engineering co-op program in Ontario! In 2021/2022, our students participated in over 4,200 4-month co-op work terms across the globe.

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MacEng Co-op: Flexible, Optional, Supported.

From helping you develop your resume and cover letter to giving you tips on how to ace an interview to posting job opportunities and much more, we do everything we can to help you find and secure a co-op job.

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MacEng Co-op Opportunities  

Interested to know what are some sample co-op opportunities you’d have in a specific program?

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Supporting Your Success: ENGINEER 1EE0

Learn about ENGINEER 1EE0: a 5-week online course for first year McMaster Engineering students registered in the co-op program that covers skills in resume and cover letter writing, interview performance, managing your digital footprint and so much more.

  • All students complete in first term, first year
  • Awareness focus, learn to build your network
  • Learn how to stand out and build skills
  • Required to attend one mandatory in-person career event in first term, first year
  • Peer support- 12 TA’s and 2 Instructors

Students for Students 

Advice and tips from our current MacEng Students!

Read about some additional experiences that our students have had with co-op

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Where Big Ideas are Born

More interested in starting your own company than working for one? No problem. With our Minor in Innovation program option, you can develop skills to create your own start-up. Our on-campus incubator, The Forge@Mac is there to support our budding entrepreneurs.

We even have Big Ideas Entrance Scholarships and Innovation & Society Living Learning Community in residence, so you can begin thinking about your end goal beginning in first year.

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