Co-op at Lassonde

Last Updated : Jan 29, 2019
Developed using the best elements of traditional co-op and internship programs, Lassonde’s experiential opportunities are infused with a Lassondian twist: entrepreneurship, social consciousness and global citizenship.

You will develop a professional portfolio with career and job search guidance as well as personalized support from our dedicated co-op and internship team. Attend employer engagement events, info talks delivered by industry experts, resume and cover letter workshops, mock interview sessions and more.


Available after your second year for the following programs:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geomatics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Space Engineering
  • Earth & Atmospheric Science


Available after your third year for the following programs:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Security
  • Digital Media 

Lassonde Experiential Opportunities  

Paid full time opportunities available for 4, 8 or 16 months


  • Work with major corporations, small to medium-sized enterprises (SME’s), non-profit and public sector organizations


  • Gain entrepreneurial skills by working at a start-up
  • Apply your newly gained skills by starting your own business, from idea to commercialization
  • Receive advice and support from entrepreneurial industry mentors


  • Explore global citizenship and immerse yourself in a new culture while gaining work experience in your field
  • Expand your career prospects by adding international work experience to your resume 

The Lassonde Advantage

  • Earn while you learn – All co-op opportunities are paid positions
  • Test drive a career – Explore career options and find the best fit for you
  • For in the door – Begin establishing a network of professionals & start working in your field
  • Start your own business – Become a creative and innovative entrepreneur
  • Become a professional – Use work experience towards licenses and designations (P.Eng)
  • Global citizenship – Experience new cultures, learn a new language and work around the world

How We Support You

  • Personalized career & job search support designed especially for Lassonde students · Resume & cover letter workshops
  • Mock interview sessions
  • Exclusive access to co-op & internship job posting board
  • On campus employer recruitment sessions offering professional networking opportunities
  • Info talks delivered by industry representatives
  • Professional development and support during work terms 

Co-op is optional at Lassonde. The co-op option is available to all Lassonde students who meet the Co-op conditions.

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