Applied Water Science is an interdisciplinary program jointly operated by the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Geography and Environmental Studies. Students completing an Applied Water Science degree learn about hydrology, limnology, biogeochemistry, toxicology, biology, water governance and policy.
Co-op gives you the opportunity to develop skills and gain real-world experience while completing paid work terms.
You apply for admission to co-op at the beginning of second year and may be eligible for an admission interview in November.
If you are admitted to co-op, you will get assistance with career planning, job search and interview preparation through the Fundamentals of Co-operative Education course. You will then apply to job postings and attend interviews
Students in the Applied Water Science Co-op program complete two eight-month work terms from January through May and May through December.
|Year||Fall (Sept. to Dec.)||Winter (Jan. to April)||Spring (May to August)|
|One||Study Term||Study Term||Break|
|Two||Study Term||Study Term||Break|
|Three||Study Term||Work Term 1||Work Term 2|
|Four||Study Term||Study Term||Work Term 3|
|Five||Work Term 4||Study Term|
Check out the average weekly salary data for students in Science co-ops. This data is available for your reference. Employers decide students’ salary.
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