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IG Wealth Management

Talent Qualified Candidates

IG Wealth Management

“IG Wealth Management has been a strong supporter of the U of M Computer Science Co-op program for many years. We use this as a key recruiting process and regularly hire from the program. When I interview, I am always amazed at the quality of the individuals. The organization of the co-op program by the coordinator and staff makes the attainment of co-ops for my organization a very smooth process.”

Jeff Howie, Manager, IGM Data Development
IG Wealth Management

Norima Consulting

Skills Students equipped with the latest skills in emerging and new technologies

Norima Consulting

The University of Manitoba’s Computer Science Co-op program has become a key part of our hiring strategy. From day one, we bring students on to our projects and surround them with full-time staff. Time and time again, these students prove themselves to be exceptionally fast learners and high performers who bring new ideas and techniques to the job that are barely on the industry radar. We would recommend the co-op program to any company looking to grow their software development team.

Norima Consulting

National Microbiology Laboratory

Service Excellent Service and Support

National Microbiology Laboratory

“The Science Co-op office provided excellent contact through the Co-op term, and was great help with the selection process. The reporting process is not onerous. The students are of very high quality.”

Dr. Clifford Clark, Research Scientist, National Microbiology Laboratory

Manitoba Centre for Proteomics & Systems Biology

Quality Highly motivated students

Manitoba Centre for Proteomics & Systems Biology

“The Science co-op program allows me to get highly motivated undergraduate students early in their career … It is very satisfying as a professor to witness the growth in these individuals from undergraduate co-op students being introduced to the world of research, to becoming successful graduate students flourishing with meaningful publications and making an impact as emerging researchers.”

Dr. Neeloffer Mookherjee, Principal Investigator, Manitoba Centre for Proteomics & Systems Biology

Cliantha Research

Support Professional support staff to assist throughout the process

Cliantha Research

“I feel the U of M Science Co-op is a great opportunity for students to get a feel of the real world in areas of interest to the students. I have felt very supported by the Co-op staff and always have my questions promptly answered.”

Samantha Neufeld, Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Cliantha Research

Jennifer Simone

Biochemistry major

“One of the many benefits of Science Co-op is that it provides students with the chance to actualize conceptual-based knowledge gained in lectures. In my first work-term I had the opportunity to try advanced techniques and my confidence in my technical skills improved.”

 

 

 

Genetics major Plant Science

“Science Co-op has been an incredibly rewarding experience. I had a great time working in Carmen at the Weeds Lab, flagging fields, weighing fertilizer & seeds, seeding, spraying, collecting samples, and weed identification among other activities.”

News & Events

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Deadline to apply online to graduate for Feb 2021 graduation

Deadline to apply online to graduate for Feb 2021 graduation http://umanitoba.ca/registrar/important-dates-deadlines

 
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Last date to drop Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term spanning courses with refunds

Last date to drop Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term spanning courses with refunds. http://umanitoba.ca/registrar/important-dates-deadlines

 
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ASE Career Fair Prep Workshop - Distance Delivery

ASE Career Fair is going Virtual! Get tips on how to highlight your strengths and skills and impress potential employers...

 
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Rh Awards Online Celebration

This online celebration will honour the University of Manitoba 2019 Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award recipients.

 
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Last date to add Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term spanning courses

Sep. 23, 2020 Last date to add Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term spanning courses

 
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Culture & Connection: A Series for New International Students Session 1 (Graduate Students)

These interactive advising sessions, hosted by International Centre advisors, help new international students make sense of their new life at...

Location: Zoom (online)

 
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Culture & Connection: A Series for New International Students Session 1 (Undergraduate Students)

These interactive advising sessions, hosted by International Centre advisors, help new international students make sense of their new life at...

Location: Zoom (online)

 
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Weekly Support Chat for International Students

Current and new international students are invited to join the UM International Centre and fellow students for a weekly video...

Location: Zoom online meeting

 
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Bank of Canada Student Recruitment & Data Science Nodes Talk

Demand for Payment Services and Consumer Welfare: The Introduction of a Central Bank Digital Currency

 
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Basic and Intermediate Python - Data Science Nexus Workshop

This workshop introduces basic and intermediate concepts in Python and provides hands-on experience. Please register through Eventbrite to attend.

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Co-op Opens Doors for Computer Science Student Clarke Garrioch

Growing up on the Cross Lake Indian Reserve in Northern Manitoba, Clarke Garrioch understood the importance of education. Graduating at just 16 years old, from Otter Nelson River School, Clarke recognized he would have to leave his community to continue his education. The valedictorian of his high school graduating class, Clarke credits his father for...

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2020 Virtual Faculty of Science Graduation Video Launch

Join the Faculty of Science on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 3 PM and celebrate the Class of 2020! 2020 Graduation Video Celebration Monday, June 22, 2020, at 3PM (CDT) The video features faculty and alumni including: Dr. Jim Peebles, 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics & JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter William Prince + more). Be...

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Science Co-op Student Named University of Manitoba Co-op Student of the Year!

On behalf of the Faculty of Science, Science Co-op is pleased to announce that Jennifer Simone (Biochemistry) was recently named the University of Manitoba Co-op Student of the Year for 2019. Jennifer is a fifth year Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) student; who is also completing a minor in Native Studies. As part of Science Co-op,...

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Science Co-op Grows Again – Welcome Psychology Co-op!

For the past two-plus years, Science Co-op has expanded the breadth of Science undergraduate degree programs which offer co-op, the geographical scope of co-op employers, the number of co-op placements and the number of participating students. Science Co-op is growing again with the addition of Psychology Co-op! In partnership with the Faculty of Arts Co-op...

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UM Science Co-op student lands job at Apple

If the powers that be in the Science Co-op have a dream scenario for their participants, Nicholas Josephson’s co-op experience would be it. After two successful placements at local tech companies (Norima Consulting and Invenia), Josephson landed a much sought after internship at Apple as part of their Software Accessibility Team. Referring to his Silicon...

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Computer Science Co-op Out-of-Town Summer 2020 Recruitment Information

This is your invitation to participate in our Computer Science Co-op Program for the Summer 2020 term! We currently have 77 Computer Science Major and Honours students seeking a Summer Co-op Placement. The majority of these students will be completing their third and final work term, with an expected graduation date of December 2020 or April...

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Jennifer Simone talks about the Science Co-op Program

Jennifer Simone is a fifth year biochemistry student who is also pursuing a minor in Native Studies. Jennifer had work terms with PTI Transformers in Winnipeg, and the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. This year Jennifer has taken on the role of Student Ambassador to share her experiences with other students. WHAT DID YOU LIKE...

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Reposted @tcenergy “Meet Sandeep, one of our rock star students who went from self-taught HTML coder to sought-after intern at TC Energy. This passionate computer science honours student is gaining tremendous experience while being a go-to expert on his team, working on innovative solutions for world-class energy projects. Interested to know what's he's been working on? Check out his story. Link in bio!”⠀ ...

👏🏼 𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗖𝗼-𝗼𝗽 𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝗔𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮 𝗩𝗲𝗿𝗺𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲, 𝗕𝗶𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆 𝗖𝗼-𝗼𝗽 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁, 𝗮𝘀 𝘀𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗱𝘂𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗮 𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝘁 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗱𝗮! ⠀

Amanda’s stellar work performance, professionalism, and dedication led her to obtaining a meaningful employment even before she finishes her degree.⠀

𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗖𝗼-𝗼𝗽 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗱𝘂𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬, 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗖𝗼-𝗼𝗽 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀! 🎓
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🏆 𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗖𝗼-𝗼𝗽 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗻𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗱 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗼𝗯𝗮 𝗖𝗼-𝗼𝗽 𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿!⠀


𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴, 𝘑𝘦𝘯𝘯𝘪𝘧𝘦𝘳 𝘚𝘪𝘮𝘰𝘯𝘦! 👏🏼⠀


Link in our bio. ⠀
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Join @umwics to learn about Computer Science Co-op. Check the poster ⬆️ for more details! ...

‼️ 𝗦𝗖𝗜𝗘𝗡𝗖𝗘 𝗖𝗢-𝗢𝗣 𝗔𝗣𝗣𝗟𝗜𝗖𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡 𝗜𝗦 𝗡𝗢𝗪 𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗡 (Psychology, Major)‼️⠀


For more details on the program, criteria and the application process, please check out the presentation available on our website. 𝘾𝙡𝙞𝙘𝙠 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙠 𝙞𝙣 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙗𝙞𝙤!
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🔈𝗣𝗦𝗬𝗖𝗛𝗢𝗟𝗢𝗚𝗬 𝗠𝗔𝗝𝗢𝗥 (𝗙𝗮𝗰𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲)

Interested in Science Co-op? Great news! If you are meeting the criteria outlined above, please make sure to watch out for updates when we open the application for Science Co-op.
Please note that Arts Psychology students can contact Angela Faulkner with the Faculty of Arts about the Arts Psychology Co-op program (only Major students are eligible as well).
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