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Civil Engineering Technology

Work Terms

Real-world experience

In your second year you’ll have the option of completing the program or extending it by participating in co-operative education work terms. This work experience will extend your length of study into a third year, giving you four to twelve months of paid industry experience.

Current Students: If you started this program prior to September 2016 please contact the Department Chair for assistance with making course selections that will support your eligibility for the program credential.

Effective Date: September 2016

Co-op Students

In addition to regular program content, students pursuing the Co-op designation will be required to complete at least 6 credits of work experience:

Course Course Name Credits
All of:
CIVE 208 Work Term - 8 month 6
Or both of:
CIVE 104 Work Term - 4 month 4
CIVE 204 Work Term - 4 month 4

Full Time Co-op Model (Example)

Year Fall (September-December) Winter (January-April) Summer (May-August)
1 Academic Term 1 Academic Term 2 Vacation
2 Academic Term 3 CIVE 204 CIVE 208
3 CIVE 208 Academic Term 4 NA

Note

Students must complete CDEV WPS (Workplace Preparation Skills) prior to their first Co-op or Internship work term.

Effective Date: September 2016

Internship Students

In addition to regular program content, students pursuing the Internship designation will be required to complete 4-10 credits of work experience:

Course Course Name Credits
Minimum one of:
CIVE 104 Work Term - 4 month 4
CIVE 204 Work Term - 4 month 4
CIVE 208 Work Term - 8 month 6

Internship Model (Example)

Year Fall (September-December) Winter (January-April) Summer (May-August)
1 Academic Term 1 Academic Term 2 CIVE 104
2 Academic Term 3 Academic Term 4 CIVE 204
3 CIVE 208 NA

Note

Students must complete CDEV WPS (Workplace Preparation Skills) prior to their first Co-op or Internship work term.

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