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Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 10/07/2015 - 4:30pm

International co-op work terms are possible and may be back-to-back for 4, 8 or 12 months. Students are encouraged to allow 6-9 months to research and develop these types of opportunities and discuss with their co-op coordinator.


University of Calgary International office (UCI) 
The University of Calgary International office on campus provides links and support for international work and study abroad. Some of these opportunities may be considered as co-op work terms. More >

Alberta Smithsonian Internship Program (ASIP)
This program enables students enrolled in a degree program at any post-secondary institution in Alberta to study and work alongside recognized scholars, scientists, and educators in a variety of disciplines, either at the Institution itself or at one of its affiliated sites elsewhere in the world. More >

The Washington Center
The world-renowned Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars in Washington, D.C. offers Alberta Post-secondary undergraduate and graduate students an important edge in the competition for future professional employment and admission to graduate and professional schools, while earning credit towards their degree. Substantial funding for these internships is available to Alberta residents. More >

An international platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. As the world’s largest student-run non-profit organization, we develop students on a global scale into responsible and entrepreneurial leaders. More >

University of Calgary Development Internships
These interships may be considered for co-op upon consultation with a co-op coordinator. More >

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
The department prrovides international co-op opportunities to Canadian citizens in twenty countries around the world. More > 

Students Without Borders
Students Without Borders offers internships in developing countries in a variety of fields.More >

* If you are an international student thinking about joining the co-op program, learn more about the process here.

Contact us

The co-op education office is located in the Arts Students' Centre, on the first floor of the Social Sciences building.

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Social Sciences 102
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB
T2N 1N4 

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 
1 - 4:30 p.m.