JMSB Co-operative Programs

The Graduate Co-op program is a structured internship program offered through the Institute for Co-operative Education. Students registered in a master's program at the John Molson School of Business are eligible to participate in the Co-op program. Please see the section of the Graduate Calendar for the Institute for Co-operative Education general guidelines and the web site of the Institute for Co-operative Education for information regarding membership.

Admission Criteria

In addition to the general requirements for entrance into the Institute for Co-operative Education, JMSB has these additional requirements:

  • Students apply to the Graduate Co-op Program in the first term of their academic program. Some programs may require the completion of a minimum number of credits prior to the work term.
  • Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better throughout their studies. Some programs may have different GPA standards or additional admission requirements.
  • Students in a thesis program require approval from their Graduate Program Director.
  • Students complete one work term (four months).
  • Students are not permitted to complete a co-op work term in the last term of their program of study. They must return after their co-op for a minimum of one term of course work.

Current Programs

Currently, students within the following degree programs are eligible to apply for entry into the Institute for Co-operative Education:

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Investment Management Option (GIIM) MBA

Finance MSc

Management MSc

Marketing MSc

Business Analytics and Technology Management (BATM) MSc

Supply Chain Management MSCM

Additional Program Requirements

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Students accepted into the Co-op must have completed 24 credits.

Master of Business Administration - Investment Management Option (GIIM MBA)

  • Students accepted into the Co-op must be registered as full-time, have completed 19.5 credits, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better and must be approved by the Director of the program.
  • In special cases, students may complete a second term with the permission of the Program Director and the Institute for Co-operative Education.
  • Students must return to full-time study for their last term.

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