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Brock University                                                            st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4...
Brock University                                         st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0...
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Brock University                                          st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688....
Brock University                                           st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688...
Brock University                                           st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688...
Brock University                                            st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.68...
Brock University                                          st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688....
Brock University                                           st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688...
Brock University                                           st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688...
Brock University                                              st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905....
Brock University                                           st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688...
Brock University                                           st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688...
Brock University                                          st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688....
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Brock Co-op Brochure
Brock Co-op Brochure
Brock Co-op Brochure
Brock Co-op Brochure
Brock Co-op Brochure
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  1. 1. Brock University st. catharines, ontario / phone 905.xxx.xxxx / www.brocku.ca co-op Brock University CO-OP PO-OC going places secalp gniog
  2. 2. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op table of contents faculty of mathematics and science information for employers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-6 honours bachelor of science – earth sciences and environmental Geoscience co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 information for students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-8 faculty of mathematics and science faculty of business honours bachelor of accountinG co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 honours bachelor of science – GeoGraphy co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 faculty of business faculty of mathematics and science master of accountancy co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 honours bachelor of science – oenoloGy and viticulture co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 faculty of business honours bachelor of business administration co-op . . 11 faculty of humanities faculty of business honours bachelor of arts – dramatic arts co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 master of business administration co-op . . . . . . . . . . . 12 faculty of humanities faculty of mathematics and science honours bachelor of arts – honours bachelor of science – applied linGuistics co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 neuroscience co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 faculty of social sciences faculty of mathematics and science honours bachelor of arts – psycholoGy co-op . . . . . 23 honours bachelor of science – computer science, computinG and business, faculty of social sciences computer science and mathematics co-op . . . . . . . . . 14 honours bachelor of arts – public administration co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 faculty of mathematics and science honours bachelor of science – computinG and faculty of social sciences solid state device technoloGy co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 honours bachelor of arts – economics co-op faculty of mathematics and science honours bachelor of business economics co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 honours bachelor of science – computinG and network communications co-op . . . . 16 faculty of social sciences master of business economics co-op . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 faculty of mathematics and science honours bachelor of science – chemistry, physics, biotechnoloGy and biochemistry co-op . . . . . . . . . . . 17 3
  3. 3. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op information for emploYers Why employers choose How co-op can Help Your brock co-op organization • access to a highly qualified, career focused • students are available year round and can pool of students who have completed significant begin work in January, may or september. academic and employment-readiness training. while the typical work term length is four • optimal workforce management; co-op months in duration, extended placements are employees can provide relief for short-term easily facilitated. peaks in workload, vacations or special projects • our students are selected from a broad pool and research. of candidates and accepted on the basis • cost-effective and low-risk means of recruiting of exceptional academic performance. once and evaluating fit and performance for potential admitted to a co-op program, students must permanent hires. meet honours academic standards in order to • energetic, highly motivated and creative students continue in the co-op option of their degree. can offer fresh perspectives and solutions to the • most students have completed at least two years issues challenging your business. of advanced academic studies prior to embarking on a work term (see program pages included in this brochure for specific information). • participation in weekly degree specific employment readiness workshops, delivered by corporate executives and partners, prepares students for transition to the business world. they are eager and ready to make an immediate contribution to your team. • brock’s co-op programs office can customize your recruiting efforts. we will respond to your staffing needs with personal and individual attention to ensure you source the most suitable candidates for your organization. “We have been associated with the brock co- op program for the last two summers and each time we had a summer student join our financial control Group . We believe that this has been a mutually rewarding experience . brock co-op students clearly demonstrated their willingness to learn and are quite enthusiastic in their approach . they exhibit commitment and the ability to work effectively as part of a team . We look forward to continuing this relationship .” praveen Gupta vice president, financial reportinG citibank canada 4
  4. 4. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op soUrcinG co-op talent tax credit for co-op employers 1. review key dates connected with the recruiting period (see chart). in ontario 2. request. complete the on-line job posting form on our when you hire a brock co-op student, you may co-op web site at www.brocku.ca/co-op/employers/ be eligible to receive a tax credit. the ontario post.html. alternatively, you may choose to Government’s co-operative education tax credit will fax (905) 688-0631 or email (co-op@brocku.ca) reimburse a business for 10-15% of eligible costs, up your position to us. to $1000 per student. for more information, please 3. review candidates. (candidates can be pre-screened call the ministry of finance, corporations tax branch upon request). student applications can be made (905) 433-6513 or visit: www.rev.gov.on.ca/english/ available to you via email, fax or courier. credit/cetc/ 4. interview. after screening the resumes, select the co-op contract Hiring candidates you wish to interview and contact us to arrange a date, time and location. interviews may be if you are considering hiring a co-op student but find conducted on campus at brock, at your organization or yourself unable to do so due to internal constraints, via telephone. co-op staff will organize interviews and hiring freezes, or head count issues, you may wish to forward schedules to you. consider co-op contract hiring. for a minimal fee, brock university will manage the student’s payroll. your 5. select. after interviewing, select the candidate(s) that organization determines the student’s base salary and best meet your organization’s needs. Job offers can be the university will invoice you on a monthly basis. made through the co-op office immediately following the interview, with a student response within 48 hours. no cumbersome matching or ranking process will delay your hiring needs. Key Dates ConneCteD with the ReCRuiting PeRioD employment Period Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - december January - april may - august send your Job may - June september -october January - february postinG conduct co-op June - July october - november february - march interviews 5
  5. 5. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op creatinG a career expo and strengths and vision for the future, explain available opportunities and network career fair corporate informally over refreshments. presence on consider attending brock’s annual campUs career expo and career fair, which co-op presentations and attracts hundreds of students from a Workshops the key to successful recruiting is building variety of academic backgrounds. both and maintaining a presence on campus. of these events are an excellent way to take advantage of a unique way to increase progressive and consistent on campus promote your organization, employment your on campus presence. employers marketing to students and faculty is the key opportunities and begin pre-screening can participate in brock’s employment to long term hiring success. the following candidates for available positions. preparation workshops or conduct an in- activities provide proven strategies for your class presentation; providing students with organization to connect and cultivate a Golf tournament expertise on a specific subject area while positive image with brock co-op students. showcasing their organization. the co-op programs office at brock networking breakfast annually hosts a golf tournament for connect With faculty students, faculty and ca firms. this and ca night tournament provides an excellent some of the most influential advocates on participate in targeted faculty of business opportunity for firms to showcase their campus are faculty. employers can provide events including the networking breakfast organization and to network with brock case studies from their organization for and ca night. held during the fall accounting students. courses and faculty can assist companies semester, the networking breakfast with conducting research or special projects. scholarships and bursaries provides an opportunity to increase your company profile and meet with bright and mock interviews brock university co-op students are talented undergraduate and graduate eligible to apply for the brock university each semester, the co-op programs business students. ca night is an excellent co-op bursary among other prestigious office hosts a mock interview event for way to introduce your firm and target scholarships. your support not only students. employers are able to volunteer brock’s accounting students. provides direct assistance to our co-op their time to assist students in developing students, but increases on campus corporate information and improving their interviewing skills. awareness of your organization, and participation in this event is a wonderful sessions helps us attract high quality students way to make connections and increase your while providing the best possible through an information session you can organization’s brand awareness among learning environment. inform students of your organization’s brock’s co-op population. some of oUr corporate partners agriculture and agri-food canada Go transit pepsi canada inc. algoma central corporation Grant thornton llp pricewaterhousecoopers llp algoma central marine Great big theatre company procter & Gamble apotex hamilton tiger cats professional hockey players association atomic energy of canada human resources development canada purolator bdo dunwoody llp hydro one networks rbc capital markets bell canada hyundai rbc dominion securities bick’s pickles ibm region of niagara blackstone ventures inc. imperial oil research in motion bmw Group canada J.m. smucker (canada) inc. rogers tv canada customs and revenue agency John deere royal bank canada revenue agency Jungbunzlauer sanofi pasteur canadian space agency kpmG llp scotiabank canadian tire corporation kraft foods siemens canadian tire financial services linamar silicon knights cibc london health sciences centre smith nixon & co. citibank merck frost syncrude cocacola microage taylor leibow llp deloitte & touche llp ministry of energy, science and technology td securities environment canada ministry of the environment tds automotive ernst & young llp ministry of transportation theatre beyond words fritolay ontario lottery and Gaming corporation trimedia General motors acceptance ltd. (Gmac) ontario power Generation universal music canada General motors of canada outside music walker industries 6 seirtsudnI reklaW cisuM edistuO adanaC fo srotoM lareneG adanaC cisuM lasrevinU noitareneG rewoP oiratnO )CAMG( .dtL ecnatpeccA srotoM lareneG aidemirT noitaroproC gnimaG dna yrettoL oiratnO yaLotirF
  6. 6. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op information for stUdents Why select a program with a co-op option? • enrich your academic studies by applying the concepts you have learned in class to your work experience. • sample a variety of work placements and develop greater awareness of your interests, talents and future career path. • Gain up to 20 months work experience by the time you graduate and acquire an invaluable network which will dramatically increase your chances of obtaining employment upon graduation. • earn an income to finance your education and reduce dependency on student loans. • co-op students are typically more successful in securing full time permanent employment. approximately 60% of all new graduate jobs are filled by students with co-op work experience (cafce). the brock co-op advantage • nearly 100% placement rates for students across all • most universities require students to apply for co-op programs — one of the highest and most consistent during their first year, where brock guarantees direct placement rates in the country. entry from secondary school (providing admission • some of the most exciting and rewarding opportunities criteria is meet). this allows the student to concentrate with canada’s top employers. we use our experience on adjusting to university life and not the co-op and resources to diligently screen all postings to application process. ensure our students secure relevant and valuable work • pre-employment training typically includes resume terms. writing, cover letter composition and interviewing • third largest co-op school in the province and fifth skills. in addition to the standard topics offered at other largest co-op school in canada with one of the most schools, brock co-op students participate in degree diverse choices of co-op program areas (27 programs specific workshops delivered by knowledgeable available in total). industry professionals who have a vested interest • unlike other institutions, employers recruiting at brock in employing brock students. we pride ourselves on university can extend offers at anytime; students are having the most interactive and valuable workshop not required to wait for ranking deadlines to find out series available. they have a job and employers continue to recruit from • brock co-op students must complete two years of brock to avoid the ranking and matching process used rigorous academic study prior to their first work term. at other schools. as a result, employers have commented that brock • brock’s accounting co-op is the second largest co-op students are more professional, and better program of its kind in canada and the second program prepared to handle job requirements than the majority to be fully accredited by the institute of chartered of their competitors. accountants of ontario (icao). 7
  7. 7. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op admission continuation of study • brock’s co-op program admits students directly from as one of the most successful and reputable co-op high school. students applying to the co-op stream programs in canada, we need to continue to provide our generally require a minimum 80% 12u average. employers with the highest quality and most professional meeting the minimum requirements does not students available. once admitted to a co-op program at guarantee admission as the selection process is brock university, it is expected that students will maintain extremely competitive (the average entering grade is an honours standing throughout their university career. 85%). • when applying to the co-op program, the “co-op” to graduate with a co-op degree, students must box must be selected on the ouac application form. successfully complete a minimum of three work terms, • transfer students and students applying at the end of the pre-employment training workshops, as well as their first year of university will require evaluation of maintain an honours standing in their respective program. their transcripts to determine eligibility. co-op fees • international students are eligible to apply to all co-op programs with the exception of accounting, and co-op students are assessed an administrative fee in public administration. addition to regular academic tuition. the total co-op fee is $2100.00 payable in three installments: career readiness the co-op programs office ensures that students are • co-op administration fee of $700.00 (assessed in fall prepared for their transition from academia to the world of year 1 at brock) of work. all co-op students attend pre-employment • pre-employment workshop fee of $700.00 (assessed workshops designed to provide the tools and skills when registering for admin 0n90) needed to compete and succeed in the 21st century. • $700.00 (assessed when registering for first work term) weekly guest speakers are invited to address topics tailored to each program area, helping to ensure students * fourth and fifth work terms will incur an additional fee are ready to make an immediate contribution once the of $700.00 each. work term begins. * fees for graduate level co-op programs may differ employment locations relocation costs, if applicable, are the responsibility of the student. most brock co-op students secure positions in toronto, niagara region, waterloo, london, ottawa and other co-op salaries ontario cities, however students should be willing to work anywhere in canada. • co-op work terms are generally paid employment. • weekly salaries vary greatly amongst employers, Job search process positions, geographic location and work term level. weekly salaries for summer 2006 ranged between • virtually all work terms are found through the brock $271.25 and $978.25. co-op job posting board which has been specifically designed to meet the needs of our students. • the job search process generally begins four months prior to the start of a designated work term. • students apply to jobs that match skills and interests. employers select candidates for interviews and present offers. students make the final decision with acceptance of an offer of employment. 8
  8. 8. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of bUsiness HonoUrs bacHelor of accoUntinG co-op by the institute of chartered accountants of ontario the professionally-oriented honours bachelor of (icao). the academic and work study program accounting (bacc) program at brock university includes all of the course requirements of the bacc combines a high level of specialization in degree, as well as four work term placements. accounting with a broad base of studies in social accounting co-op students are placed only within sciences, mathematics and business. the program registered chartered accounting firms in canada in focuses on providing the core knowledge, thinking order to ensure the work placements will be credited and analytical skills necessary to develop an towards the practical experience required by the accounting professional. icao. brock’s bachelor of accounting co-op program is the second largest in ontario and is fully accredited woRK / stuDy sequenCe: baCheloR oF aCCounting Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic vacation work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 work term 3 year 3 academic work term 4 year 4 academic academic year 5 academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007/undergrad/busi.html#sec4 monthly co-op salary Range $1850 – $3400 first Work term: $2000 – $3938 second Work term: $2208 – $4417 third Work term: $2300 – $4417 fourth Work term: “Working at langhorne irwin Wharram-spry llp has given me excellent accounting experience and opened my eyes to the various opportunities available in the accounting field . during my work terms i have been involved in both large and small audits, compilation and review engagements, and corporate and personal tax . my placements have been a great opportunity to put my academic knowledge to work in the real world .” kristin berry (accountinG) lanGhorne irwin wharram-spry llp 9
  9. 9. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of bUsiness master of accoUntancY co-op the development of critical thinking, analytic and the master of accountancy program is an communication skills. it is intended to enhance eight month program which is designed to the ability of students to adapt and respond to a assist students in the assimilation of advanced complex changing business environment and to knowledge in accounting and related aspects of develop a professional attitude, with sensitivity to business and foster a sense of professionalism, related ethical questions. areas of specialization integrity and independence of thought within the include: general, taxation, and information systems. accounting profession. the program encourages woRK / stuDy sequenCe: MasteR oF aCCountanCy Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august work term year 1 academic year 2 academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007graduate/aCtg.html#sec2 monthly co-op salary Range $2360 – $4737 tyPes oF Positions helD by MasteR oF aCCountanCy Co-oP stuDents : Analyst, citibank canada Accounting Co-op Student, linamar corporation ERS Consultant, deloitte & touche llp Financial Analyst, General motors of canada ltd . Junior Financial Analyst, franklin templeton investments Profit and Cost Analysis Co-op, ford motor company of canada ltd . 10
  10. 10. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of bUsiness HonoUrs bacHelor of bUsiness administration co-op brock university’s business administration co- accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, General op curriculum provides a solid foundation of management, human resources management, business fundamentals and a wide range of information systems, international business, essential management skills ensuring that our marketing, operations management and public students are able to succeed in the canadian and administration. global economy. areas of specialization include woRK / stuDy sequenCe: business aDMinistRation Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic vacation year 2 academic academic vacation work term 1 work term 2 year 3 academic work term 3 year 4 academic academic year 5 academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007/undergrad/busi.html#sec6 monthly co-op salary Range $2360 – $4737 tyPes oF Positions helD by business aDMinistRation Co-oP stuDents : Audit Officer, canada revenue agency Business Process Improvement Specialist, bruce power Event Marketing Assistant, bmw canada inc. Finance and Accounting Assistant, John deere welland works Human Resources Analyst, imperial oil Strategic Planning Analyst, pepsi bottling Group 11
  11. 11. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of bUsiness master of bUsiness administration co-op brock’s comprehensive sixteen month mba diVeRsity foR youR WoRKPlace program provides students with a solid foundation international students are available in the of the principles of management, as well as a Master of Accountancy and Master of Business broad perspective and leadership skills which Administration programs and have fluency in give them the tools and flexibility to succeed in a french, mandarin, cantonese, arabic, vietnamese and korean. these students are invaluable variety of sectors, industries and functional roles. resources for multinational corporations who are our program draws high-achieving students from a building their business on a global scale. variety of cultural and academic backgrounds and has been designed to allow students to select one students in the International Master of of five areas of concentration including marketing, Accountancy program are available to begin their finance, accounting, human resources or co-op position beginning in september whereas General management. students in the International Master of Business Administration program are available in January. woRK / stuDy sequenCe: MasteR oF business aDMinistRation Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august work term year 1 academic academic year 2 academic academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007/graduate/busi.html#Mbab_5P04 monthly co-op salary range $2240 – $4737 tyPes oF Positions helD by MasteR oF business aDMinistRation Co-oP stuDents : Credit Officer, scotiabank Credit Risk Analyst, canadian tire financial services Human Resources Assistant, sun life financial Marketing Analyst, coca-cola Project Consultant, atlantic packaging products ltd. Internal Audit Assistant, ministry of transportation 12
  12. 12. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of matHematics monthly co-op salary Range and science $2288 – $2400 HonoUrs bacHelor of science – neUroscience co-op the bachelor of science in neuroscience “in a field of study that is as broad as combines courses from the disciplines of neuroscience, it has been extremely beneficial to psychology, biology and kinesiology that illustrate have these opportunities to learn and discover cellular, physiological and behavioural approaches what i really want to pursue . While at the niagara to examining the nervous system. the program snoring and sleep centre (nssc) i was able to is designed to permit integration of information gain skills in both neurophysiological testing and derived experimentally from many disciplines to patient care . this co-op placement has provided gain a better understanding of the relationships challenges to overcome, the opportunity to learn between neural function and behaviour. the more about the medical field, and the chance to program is divided into three streams, allowing apply some of the skills i learned in school .” students to specialize in either neurobiological, neuro-psychological or neuromotor fields. corrine davies-schinkel (neuroscience) polysomnoGraphic technoloGist, niaGara snorinG and sleep lab tyPes oF Positions helD by neuRosCienCe Co-oP stuDents : Neurosciences Monitoring Research Assistant, Co-op Research Assistant, health human resources, london health sciences centre, canadian institute for health information university hospital canada Student Tech Evaluation Assistant, Polysomnographic Technologist, national research council canada the niagara snoring and sleep lab Kinesiology or Ergonomics Co-op Student, Research Assistant in Neuroscience, nuclear hr & employee safety rotman research institute ontario power Generation inc. woRK / stuDy sequenCe: neuRosCienCe Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic vacation work term 1 year 2 academic academic year 3 academic academic vacation work term 2 work term 3 year 4 vacation year 5 academic academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007/undergrad/neur.html 13
  13. 13. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of matHematics monthly co-op salary Range and science $2350 – $3200 HonoUrs bacHelor of science comPuteR science co-oP the computer science co-op program combines academic and work terms over a four and one-half year period. students spend one and one-half years in an academic setting studying the fundamentals of computer programming, algorithms, data structures and object-oriented programming prior to their first work placement. comPutinG and business co-oP brock’s computing and business program is a unique combination of computer science and business courses, selected to provide a firm foundation in business practices for computing professionals. this combination of skills is imperative to meet the current trends of outsourcing and contracting for the provision of “andrew spent his first co-op term in itam where computing resources in business. he was involved with all levels of personnel . andrew handled his responsibilities with a very comPuteR science and mathematics co-oP high level of professionalism and knowledge . His ability to learn new job functions quickly has computing and mathematics is an innovative gained him the respect of all ctfs personnel program which combines the strengths of brock’s department of mathematics and department of who worked with him . We would be pleased to computer science, with practical work experience. have him return for future terms .” students are introduced to our one-of-a-kind mica program (mathematics integrated with JoHn donaldson, canadian tire financial computers and applications), where computers services (ctfs), commentinG on andreW and applications are fully integrated into a broad smitH – compUter science co-op stUdent spectrum of courses that range across pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. woRK / stuDy sequenCe: CoMPuteR sCienCe, CoMPuting anD business, anD CoMPuteR sCienCe / MatheMatiCs Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic vacation work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 year 3 academic academic work term 3 year 4 academic year 5 academic For further information visit: www.cosc.brocku.ca/undergrad/degrees 14
  14. 14. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of monthly co-op salary Range matHematics and $2350 – $3200 science HonoUrs bacHelor of science computing and applications of solid-state device comPutinG and solid state deVice technology. students will acquire skills needed technoloGy co-oP to interface and use solid-state devices in real- brock’s computing and solid-state device world applications such as the development of technology program combines thorough hardware and creating software for robotics, training in natural sciences and computing cam, remote-sensing, security and home with an emphasis on the practical aspects of automation or weather monitoring. woRK / stuDy sequenCe: CoMPuting anD soliD state DeviCe teChnology Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic academic work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 year 3 academic academic work term 3 year 4 academic year 5 academic For further information visit: www.cosc.brocku.ca/undergrad/degrees 15
  15. 15. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of monthly co-op salary Range matHematics and $2350 – $3200 science “my placement at seaway marine transport has HonoUrs bacHelor been both rewarding and fulfilling as i provide of science support to all of algoma central corporation and upper lakes canada vessels. i have been comPutinG and netWoRK assigned to the project tasked with the creation communications co-oP of a statistical tracking program for vessel the computing and network communications position reports. during the development program caters to the increasing demand in the process i was introduced to crystal reports and information technology industry for professionals visual basic .net; which will prove to be valuable who have a solid foundation in software development as well as practical technical skills in my career opportunities upon graduation. the in system security, telecommunications, network co-op program has given me a tremendous analysis and administration. advantage with hands-on experience and a working knowledge of business practices.” nikola marinic (computer science) help desk assistant, seaway marine transport tyPes oF Positions helD by CoMPuteR sCienCe Co-oP stuDents : Help Desk Assistant, Software Developer, algoma central corporation research in motion Information Systems Analyst, Student Programmer Analyst, shred-tech kellogg canada incorporated Junior Applications Engineer, Technical Support Analyst, canadian tire financial services coyote software corporation Senior Network and Client Support Analyst, ministry of transportation woRK / stuDy sequenCe : CoMPuting anD netwoRK CoMMuniCations Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic academic work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 work term 3 year 3 academic year 4 academic academic year 5 academic For further information visit: www.cosc.brocku.ca/undergrad/degrees 16
  16. 16. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of monthly co-op salary range matHematics and $1785 – $2856 science HonoUrs bacHelor of science biochemistRy co-oP chemistRy co-oP the bachelor of science in biochemistry is unique brock university’s chemistry program is in that it explores the chemistry of living things. accredited by the chemical society of canada this research-oriented program gives students a and houses some of the most advanced broad understanding of chemistry as well as cell equipment in the field. students are involved in the and molecular biology, leading to the study of analysis, synthesis and purification of substances, metabolism and energy flow, proteins and enzyme determining their structures and properties and action, macromolecular structures, information explaining the mechanisms of the process. this flow and molecular genetics, and bio-organic and program stresses chemical principles through biophysical chemistry. research in organic, inorganic, analytical, physical and theoretical chemistry, as well as the related biotechnoloGy co-oP fields of bio-inorganic and bio-organic chemistry and chemical physics. brock university’s biotechnology program is the only undergraduate biotechnology program in Physics co-oP ontario. in this program, living organisms are used to produce goods and services for practical and brock’s physics program is designed to provide an industrial purposes. understanding of the principles and fundamental interactions of classical and quantum physics as well as many applications of these principles in technology and everyday life. tyPes oF Positions helD by CheMistRy, PhysiCs, bioteChnology anD bioCheMistRy Co-oP stuDents : Analytical Research Technologist, Research Chemist, environment canada merck frosst CSA Student Intern, Research Technician, canadian space agency alphora research QA Lab and Spore Technician, Environment Technician, Jungbunzlauer canada inc. ontario power Generation woRK / stuDy sequenCe : CheMistRy, PhysiCs, bioteChnology & bioCheMistRy Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic vacation work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 year 3 academic vacation work term 3 year 4 academic vacation year 5 academic academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/fms/ 17
  17. 17. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of brock offers one of the strongest traditional earth matHematics and sciences/Geology degree programs in ontario. science students can pursue degrees / majors in either earth science or environmental Geoscience. HonoUrs bacHelor degree programs examine the interrelationships of science – between earth materials, the atmosphere, eartH sciences hydrosphere, and biosphere and the impact of human activities upon them from a physical science and environmental viewpoint. a key element of these programs is Geoscience co-op their emphasis on training in both laboratory and field techniques; both are essential for graduates to compete for government and private sector positions in the environmental disciplines. woRK / stuDy sequenCe: eaRth sCienCes anD enviRonMental geosCienCe Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic vacation work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 year 3 academic vacation work term 3 year 4 academic academic year 5 academic academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/fms/ “as a student Geologist i have had many learning opportunities at st. andrew Goldfields in areas such as logging and splitting core, creating face maps, making geological maps, geological interpretations, interpreting cross sections of diamond drilling, as well as muck and face sampling. i have been given the opportunity to work with the data mine and dh logger computer systems, both of which are extraordinarily important research tools in the geosciences field. i would not have found this job without the help of the co-op office and my experience here has been extremely rewarding.” cHarles Kodors (environmental Geoscience) student GeoloGist, st. andrew Goldfields monthly co-op salary Range $1785 – $2856 18
  18. 18. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of monthly co-op salary Range matHematics and $1785 – $2856 science HonoUrs bacHelor of science – GeoGrapHY co-op the department of Geography offers programs leading to ba or bsc degrees at the honours level. both these degree programs have a broad scope and combine elements of both the social and natural sciences. most courses emphasize structured labs and seminars in early years and progressively more independent work in later years, culminating in an optional honours thesis in year 4. field work features prominently in some courses. tyPes oF Positions helD by geogRaPhy Co-oP stuDents : Crop technician, ker crop management services environmental health Program assistant, oxford county geology student, xstrata nickel laboratory Chemist assistant, chemisar laboratories inc. student geologist, de beers canada exploration inc. water efficient landscape advisor, united utilities canada ltd. woRK / stuDy sequenCe: geogRaPhy Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic vacation work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 work term 3 year 3 academic year 4 academic academic vacation For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007/undergrad/geog.html 19
  19. 19. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of matHematics and science HonoUrs bacHelor of science – oenoloGY and viticUltUre co-op a four-year honours co-operative program leading to a bachelor of science in oenology and viticulture is designed to meet the growing needs of the grape, grape juice and wine industries of cool climate regions. the aim of the program is to provide a comprehensive scientific education combined with both hands-on and industrial experience in oenology and viticulture, along with exposure to marketing, tourism and wine appreciation. since “wine begins in the field and ends in the glass”, our graduates will be trained to work in the vineyard and the winery or may become owners and operators of vineyards and wineries. the program encompasses the scientific disciplines pertaining to the grape and wine industry such as sensory science, biochemistry, monthly co-op salary Range biotechnology, chemistry, microbiology, genetics, $1785 – $2856 cell and molecular biology, plant physiology and environmental biology. woRK / stuDy sequenCe : oenology anD vitiCultuRe Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic academic work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 year 3 academic academic work term 3 year 4 academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007/undergrad/oevi.html 20
  20. 20. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of HUmanities monthly co-op salary Range $1280 – $1900 HonoUrs bacHelor of arts – dramatic arts co-op the department of dramatic arts (dart), part of the school of fine and performing arts (sfpa), addresses the study, application and interrogation of the discipline as cultural and educational practice. the department of dramatic arts offers four-year programs of study with streams in drama in education and society, dramatic literature, and theatre. tyPes oF Positions helD by DRaMatiC aRts stuDents : Arts Counsellor, buck rock’s performing & creative arts camp Assistant Producer, resurgence theatre company Camera Operator, “since being a part of 4th line theatre’s administration central studios since spring of 2006, suzanne leandro has been Box Office Manager, fantastic! coming from a professional stage manager althea productions background she has been a real delight to have as Production Assistant, part of the stage management team again this year. horsehead theatre i wish i would have had the same kind of mentoring Stage Assistant, during my post-secondary experience.” solar stage Stage Manager, patricia thorne, 4th line theatre, commentinG victoria playhouse theatre on suzanne leandro - dramatic arts co-op student woRK / stuDy sequenCe: DRaMatiC aRts Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august work term 1 year 1 academic academic work term 2 year 2 academic academic work term 3 year 3 academic academic year 4 academic academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007/undergrad/dart.html 21
  21. 21. Brock University st. catharines, on / phone 905.688.5550 ext. 4325 / fax 905.688.0631 / co-op@brocku.ca / www.brocku.ca/co-op co-op facUltY of HUmanities HonoUrs bacHelor of arts – applied linGUistics co-op students have the opportunity to learn about theories concerning the analysis of language and their applications. along with an introductory course in linguistics, the department offers foundation courses focusing on the sounds of language (phonetics and phonology), relationships among words in language (syntax), mutual influence between culture (and other group membership) and language (sociolinguistics), and ways in which language is used in context (pragmatics and discourse analysis) and is acquired. monthly co-op salary Range $1870 – $4470 woRK / stuDy sequenCe: aPPlieD linguistiCs Co-oP : employment Period: Fall term: winter term: spring/summer term: september - December January - april May - august year 1 academic academic vacation work term 1 year 2 academic academic work term 2 year 3 academic academic year 4 academic academic For complete course information visit: www.brocku.ca/webcal/2007/undergrad/apli.html 22

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