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Science Co-op

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What we offer

Employers' testimonials

  • IG Wealth Management

    “IG Wealth Management has been a strong supporter of the U of M Computer Science Co-op program for many years. We use this as a key recruiting process and regularly hire from the program. When I interview, I am always amazed at the quality of the individuals. The organization of the co-op program by the coordinator and staff makes the attainment of co-ops for my organization a very smooth process.” - Jeff Howie, Manager, IGM Data Development

  • Norima Consulting

    "The University of Manitoba’s Computer Science Co-op program has become a key part of our hiring strategy. From day one, we bring students on to our projects and surround them with full-time staff. Time and time again, these students prove themselves to be exceptionally fast learners and high performers who bring new ideas and techniques to the job that are barely on the industry radar. We would recommend the co-op program to any company looking to grow its software development team."

  • National Microbiology Laboratory

    “The Science Co-op office provided excellent contact through the Co-op term and was a great help with the selection process. The reporting process is not onerous. The students are of very high quality.” - Dr. Clifford Clark, Research Scientist, National Microbiology Laboratory

  • Manitoba Centre for Proteomics & Systems Biology

    “The Science co-op program allows me to get highly motivated undergraduate students early in their career … It is very satisfying as a professor to witness the growth in these individuals from undergraduate co-op students being introduced to the world of research, to becoming successful graduate students flourishing with meaningful publications and making an impact as emerging researchers.” - Dr. Neeloffer Mookherjee, Principal Investigator, Manitoba Centre for Proteomics & Systems Biology

  • Cliantha Research

    “I feel the U of M Science Co-op is a great opportunity for students to get a feel of the real world in areas of interest to students. I have felt very supported by the Co-op staff and always have my questions promptly answered.” -Samantha Neufeld, Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Cliantha Research

Our Science Co-op commitment

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    Quality talent

    Select from pre-screened students who have completed a thorough intake process and pre-employment training. They are ready to work.

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    Cost-Effective Recruitment

    Dedicated support for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring – all at no cost!

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    Students are available for 4 or 8-month terms starting in January, May, and September.

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    Technical Competencies

    Select students from an expanding range of scientific disciplines.

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    Talent Pipeline

    Opportunity to screen potential full-time employees. Hire tomorrow’s future employees today!

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    Build connections with university faculty, researchers, and resources.

Students testimonials

Contact us

Science Co-op Offices
Engineering Information and Technology Complex (EITC)
EITC E2-482, 483, 484 and 499
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 5V6 Canada

Our office is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.