CS Co-op students

Computer Science Co-op FAQ

When is the earliest I can apply for co-op?

  • The earliest you can apply for Co-op is in the second term of your first year.

Is there Co-op for Master students?

  • No, we currently do not offer Co-op for Master students.

How much does Co-op cost?

  • There is a one-time administration and workshop fee payable upon acceptance into the program, as well as Co-op course fees for each 4-month Co-op placement. For the latest fee info, please visit the Fees section in the UBC Calendar.

Can I take classes during my Co-op placement?

  • Unfortunately, you are not allowed to take courses during your Co-op work placement.

What are my chances of getting into Co-op?

  • Every student has individual strengths and weaknesses. Every application is evaluated through our comprehensive review process.

Can international students apply to Co-op?

  • Yes

Co-op Contacts

Co-op Program Assistant

Chloe Kim
Tel: 604-822-8844
Email: cscoop@sciencecoop.ubc.ca

Co-op Coordinators 

Girish Chandra A.
BA (Computer Science) & Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS)
Room 106B, ICICS/CS Building
Tel: 604-827-3733
Email: girish@sciencecoop.ubc.ca

Constance Wun
Computer Science, Cognitive Systems (Computational Intelligence and Design)
and Combined Major in Business and Computer Science (BUCS)
- Students with last names starting A - J
Room 145, ICICS/CS Building
Tel: 604-822-9640
Email: cwun@sciencecoop.ubc.ca

Lindsay Ward
Computer Science, Cognitive Systems (Computational Intelligence and Design)
and Combined Major in Business and Computer Science (BUCS)
- Students with last names starting K - R
Room 106C, ICICS/CS Building
Tel: 604-827-5350
Email: lward@sciencecoop.ubc.ca

Betty Cho
Computer Science, Cognitive Systems (Computational Intelligence and Design)
and Combined Major in Business and Computer Science (BUCS)
- Students with last names starting S - Z
Tel: 604-822-0933
Email: bcho@sciencecoop.ubc.ca