Benefits of Co-Op

What are the benefits of Co-op?

  • Explore different career opportunities
  • Apply your classroom learning and gain a deeper understanding of the course material
  • Develop valuable workplace skills such as teamwork, communication, writing and computer skills
  • Earn money to help with tuition costs
  • Network with professionals from your industry
  • Build on your resume by adding relevant co-op experience
  • Access job postings only available to co-op students
  • Gain perspective on the industry and the latest developments and opportunites in your field
  • Receive guidance and assistance with your job search

News

  • Message from the President - December 2013

    Julie Walchli - ACE President:

  • Future Search: Imagine ACE's Next 5 Years (PD Event)

    Future Search: Imagining ACE’s next 5 years

  • 2008 Student of the Year
    Dorian Gangloff (University of British Columbia) Named ACE 2008 Co-op Student of the Year (Universities)
  • 2008 Co-op Student of the Year
    Jennifer LeMercier (Camosun College) Named ACE 2008 Co-op Student of the Year (Colleges)
  • 2009 Student of the Year
    Katherine Williams (Camosun College) Named ACE 2009 Co-op Student of the Year (Colleges)
  • 2009 Student of the Year
    Mona Jalili (Simon Fraser University) Named ACE 2009 Co-op Student of the Year (Universities)
  • 2010 Student of the Year
    Megan Magee (University of British Columbia) Named ACE 2010 Co-op Student of the Year (Universities)
  • 2010 Student of the Year
    Brie Ansell named 2010 Student of the Year
  • 2011 Student of the Year
    Jaimy Simmonds (Camosun College) Named ACE 2011 Co-op Student of the Year (Colleges)

Testimonials

  • Ministry of Forests
    The students have proven to be very valuable employees.
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  • Trail & District Public Library
    His optimistic attitude and diverse abilities were excellent, especially for working independently on a demanding project.
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  • CFB Chilliwack
    CFB Chilliwack has employed five different co-op students and each has made a valuable contribution...
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