Many of our students choose Co-op as part of their Materials Engineering program. Placements can be local, in the Lower Mainland, across Canada or International.
Students in the past year did work terms with a wide variety of organizations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario as well as the USA, Germany and other international locations, including:
- AMEC Earth & Environmental
- Barrick Gold Corporation
- Ballard Power Systems
- EVRAZ Inc.
- Novelis Inc.
MTRL alumni told us…
In a recent survey of alumni, many recommended Co-op as an excellent way to get experience ahead of graduation and be better prepared to compete in the job market.
Source: Online survey, MTRL alumni who graduated since 2000 (December 2011).
Industy distribution 2010/2011
For more information, please visit the Co-op website: UBC Engineering Co-op