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May 3, 2015 2008 – How to get into Co-op Management Co-op Internal Admissions Information Malcolm Billing: Manager, Student Development and Operations.

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1 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Management Co-op Internal Admissions Information Malcolm Billing: Manager, Student Development and Operations Co-op Programs in Management

2 May 3, – How to get into Co-op What is Management Co-op? Co-op education is a unique program based on a three-way partnership between the University of Toronto, the student and the employer Practical work placements alternate with study terms Work placements begin in January, May or September for 4 or 8 month terms

3 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Themes Explored in Co-op Networking Career Exploration Self-Assessment Research Communication Professionalism

4 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Co-op Success Happens When You… Act with integrity, honesty, responsibility and accountability Exercise strong effort in all activities Communicate professionally Attend to detail and deadlines Remain open-minded and realistic Actively reflect: on your studies, your work and the links between the two

5 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Co-op Work Term Preparation Course Summer session for all June internal admits Geared towards second year admits Begins the second/third week of June

6 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Admissions After 1 st Year Booklet distributed in late March by Registrar’s office details deadlines & instructions: Select your subject POSt Deadlines are absolute 2 rounds of admissions: –April 1 st to May 4 th - results available via ROSI in June, must accept by end of June –July 2 nd to Aug. 10 th - results available via ROSI in September – must accept by mid September

7 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Rules Regarding Applying If you will have MORE THAN 10 credits at the end of April, then you will not be eligible for Co-op If you have not completed at least 4.0 credits at UofT by the end of April, then you will not be eligible for Co-op If you do not have 2 courses in each of ECM, MGT & MAT you will not be eligible If you do not make your request via ROSI and/or you do not submit a résumé and cover letter, you will not be eligible for Co-op admission

8 May 3, – How to get into Co-op How are Applications Evaluated? CGPA (varies each year) –2004 June: 3.55 –2005 June: 3.29 –2006 June: 3.67 –2007 June: 3.55 Résumé and cover letter If you are not admitted to BBA Co-op, you will be considered automatically for the Regular BBA program Apply to only one BBA Co-op program

9 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Résumé and Cover Letter We look for: –Interest in the field of business (the more specific the better);Why interested? What experience has led to this? How does co-op fit in? –Volunteer experience –Work experience –Extra-curricular involvement –Academic awards –Highly relevant business-related experience/involvement –Leadership activities/roles –Flawless grammar and spelling –Advanced written communication skills –Evidence of personal contact/initiative

10 May 3, – How to get into Co-op How Can You Prepare? On-campus involvement Off-campus involvement Attend to your academics Practice applications Career exploration Speak with co-op staff and students Visit our website: op/ op/

11 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Resources Career Centre Student clubs (CSA, MESA) Company and industry info sessions Writing Centre ISC Sessions Career websites:

12 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Some Policies You Should Know About Must end degree on a STUDY TERM (NO exceptions) Must finish work terms before your 20 credits are done You choose/change your sequence in consultation with the Co-op Director You MUST be enrolled in courses to seek work Work terms abroad – no more than 2

13 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Courses Required Before Work Terms To Apply: 2 MGT, 2 ECM, 2 MAT Before work term 1: –Work Term Preparation Course –MGTA03H & MGTA04H –ECMA04H & ECMA06H –2 A level Maths –MGTB05H & MGTB06H –Must have at least 7.0 credits overall Before work term 2: –MGTC36H

14 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Management + Programs Great way to focus on a specialized area Still require high (same)CGPA and a résumé/cover letter to apply Should have intro courses to other major Management & IT – must have CSCA08 & CSCA48 in order to apply

15 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Staying in Co-op: Academically CGPA is assessed before each work term 2.50 needed to seek work and graduate =probation (job searching suspended) Below 2.3=removal from BBA Co-op (2.0 for BBA)

16 May 3, – How to get into Co-op Wrap-Up What questions do you have?


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