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Deadline to apply to co-op: June 1, 2021

The Business Career Hub office (TRS 2-148) at Ted Rogers School of Management is closed but staff remain available for appointments and online drop ins!

Book an appointment with a Career Consultant or Co-op Coordinator, external link, opens in new window.

If you would like to have a quick chat with a member of our team, request an online drop in by emailing

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Becoming a Ted Rogers Co-op student is a good business decision

Participating in the The Ted Rogers Co-op Program is the most effective way to position yourself for success upon graduation. 

The top reasons to choose Ted Rogers Co-op 

We are one of the Largest Business Co-op Programs                                                                

We are one of the largest Business Co-op programs in Canada, and we continue to grow. Be part of our success story.

We Partner with Hundreds of Employers                                                                             

We have developed relationships with leading employers across all industry sectors. Each work term, we post thousands of relevant jobs for our Co-op students.  

Our Employment rate is 92%-100%                                                                                     

Ryerson University is in the heart of the financial district, contributing to an employment rate that is one of the highest in the industry.

Our Students earn $36,000+                                                                                         

On average, and over the course of their Co-op work terms, this level of earning power allows many of our students to graduate debt-free.

Our Graduates Are Offered Relevant, Well Paying, Full-Time Roles

90% of our graduates from the Co-op program have job offers before they even graduate (half of these are from a previous Co-op employer).

We Have Professional Recruiters on Staff                        

Our dedicated employer outreach team are professional recruiters - they understand what employers are looking for and they have a lot of experience in meeting their needs. 

We Offer Bootcamps that Focus on the Skills Industry Command

If industry is recruiting for it; we offer it. In partnership with industry and student leaders, we offer Bootcamps to Co-op students that focus on the skills that companies are looking for: 

  • Data Analytics
  • Financial Modeling
  • Design Thinking
  • Marketo and Tableau
  • R and Python
  • Salesforce
  • Consulting
  • Capital Markets
  • Bloomberg
  • Business Communication
  • Outlook- Excel- Powerpoint                                                                                                                           

We Offer an Industry-Approved Preparation Program                                                                   

Ted Rogers Co-op has one of the most effective, industry-approved, preparation programs for our students- including personality assessments and workshops, excel certification, and professional skills training using live actors. Because of this, our students make a strong first impression with employers.

We Support and Care For Our Students                                                                               

The support system we offer is second to none- between participating in the Co-op Symposium upon being accepted into the program, to working with a dedicated Co-op Coordinator, to being mentored by a Senior Co-op student- we prepare you for success!


"From learning about financial management and utilizing my Excel skills, to meeting stakeholders and displaying my work on projects through presentations, Co-op has helped me develop a large technical and non-technical skill-set in my academic and social life. To me, Co-op means proving my student leadership."

Abdullah Waqar, Accounting and Finance

Thinking about applying to co-op?

The application deadline for all Ted Rogers Co-op programs is June 1st. The year in which you apply depends on your major. Please see the chart below as a reference.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 2 Year 1 Year 1 Year 2
June 1st June 1st June 1st June 1st June 1st June 1st


Year 2 Year 1 Year 2 Year 2 Year 1
June 1st June 1st June 1st June 1st June 1st

As a TRSM student, you will apply online through our customized co-op portal. Your application will consist of a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript and an online interview. You can find a step by step guide , external link, opens in new windowon how to apply to Co-op here.

After you apply, your Co-op Coordinator, opens in new window and Co-op Faculty Advisor will review your application and may invite students to participate in a second interview*.

Your Co-op Coordinator, opens in new window and Co-op Faculty Advisor will make a decision on whether to offer you admission into Co-op.

* Interviews may be conducted via online interview platform or in-person.

For students in the Ted Rogers Co-op program, additional fees are added to their tuition fees. These fees relate to costs associated with the administration of the Co-op programs and are calculated in accordance with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and Ryerson University policies.

Co-op fees, in part, cover the costs associated with the administration of the Co-op program which includes pre-employment training, the administration of work-term activity (obtaining job postings, preparation of students for the work terms, monitoring work term activity, debriefing students and employers during the employment process), and the recruitment of Co-op employers.

The total co-op fee for 2019-2020 is $3,500.00. Fees are paid in installments spread over a number of sessions (Fall, Winter) to reduce the burden on you.

Co-op fees are participation fees and are not based on the number of work terms secured, nor when work terms are secured. Students who secure at least 3 Co-op work terms (12 months total) are required to pay the full co-op fees according to their respective fee payment schedule.

Co-op fees and payments are non-refundable and subject to change without notice.

Students applying to Ted Rogers Co-op need to be familiar with the specific requirements for each program and program major. Review the current University Calendar for more information on specific program requirements.

Within your application, which consists of a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and online interview, the Co-op Selection Committee will look for:

  • Extra-Curricular Activity (volunteer work, TRSM student groups, case competitions, involvement in sports etc.)
  • Work Experience (any work experience; it does not have to be relevant to your program of study)
  • CGPA (you will also need to have completed a full course load in semesters prior to applying to Co-op)
  • Interpersonal Skills- your ability to connect and work with others.

If you are interested in applying to Ted Rogers Co-op, you are also encouraged to have online profiles on LinkedIn, external link and Magnet, external link.

Our Students Work with Leading Employers

Ted Rogers Co-op students work in leading organizations across all industry sectors including professional services, IT and telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, government, education and not-for profit.

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We Will Support You

The Business Career Hub houses both the Co-operative Education and Career Services teams. We are well-connected to the marketplace and to employers across all sectors – we host more than 200 employer events every year, and provide you with opportunities to meet with employers, in person and in groups.

Our Career Consultants, who are specialists in their program areas, have a keen understanding of the marketplace and current employment opportunities, and can help you prepare your Co-op application.

Our Co-op Coordinators will work with you closely, once you are accepted into the Co-op program. They will ensure you are prepared for your job search, and are well-positioned to secure your first work term.

Your Co-op application is critically important – as a TRSM student, you have access to our dedicated Career Consultants within The Business Career Hub. They will support you in preparing your application to Co-op. 

Our hours are:  Monday–Friday, 9:00am–5:00pm – we encourage you to schedule an appointment or drop-in.

 Drop-In Hours
Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Co-op helped me differentiate my skill-set and provided me an edge with real-world experience - I now feel I can hit the ground running when I graduate. It’s also a great opportunity to expand my network within the industry.

Danny Su, Real Estate Management 2018

Co-op Programs

All Ted Rogers School of Management's 12 Bachelor of Commerce academic programs now offer a co-op stream for those that apply and qualify. The 12 programs are as follows:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics and Management Science
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Management Studies
  • Human Resources Management
  • Law and Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Real Estate Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Business Technology Management
  • Retail Management

*Health Information Management and Health Services Management do not offer Co-op options.

"During my last role as a Junior IT Strategy Analyst for Deloitte, I had a holistic view of the organization and directly interacted with corporate executives. This experience allowed me to integrate myself into the team and contribute to the organization’s goals by offering a unique perspective."

Emad Shaikh, Business Technology - Co-op