Co-op opportunities for Employers

Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies

What are CMSS Co-op opportunities?

Are you an employer interested in offering a co-op position to CMSS graduate students? These opportunities combine academic studies with real-world work experience. Students may work in a co-op position for eight months, typically from January to the end of August of their second year. 

Why CMSS Co-op?

CMSS’s unique Co-op opportunities provide graduate level students eager to apply their current knowledge to practical, real-world experience. Our students are ready to provide support to a burgeoning niche market in both public and private industry. 


Co-op placements:

  • Arrange cost effective support for special projects
  • Provide opportunity to preview potential full-time recruits
  • Eight-month work term allows employers to gain a higher level of productivity from their co-op student
  • CMSS is committed to listening to the views of industry in order to provide skilled adaptable students who fit their needs

If your organization is looking for a dynamic addition to your team, our students have the following skills you are looking for:

  • Critical thinking
  • Written communication
  • Verbal communication/presentation
  • Knowledge of security issues
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Organizational
  • Strategic analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Resourcefulness
  • Adaptability