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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...


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...


Faculty of Science celebrates 50 years

The Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba celebrates 50 years as an independent faculty in 2020. We pay tribute to 50 years of first class science education, research, discovery and invention and, encouraged by increasing awareness that science is for everyone, we look forward to the next 50 years. We invite you to...


Meet Physics-Based Animation expert Christopher Batty, [BSc/04, Computer Science]

Honey dripping onto a table. Waves tossing in a stormy sea. Hair blowing in the wind. If you think these things are unrelated, you obviously don’t know Dr. Christopher Batty’s work. An assistant professor at the University of Waterloo’s David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Batty’s handiwork can be seen in such films as...


“We get experience; they get new ideas”: Science Co-op partners with Wawanesa Insurance to spectacular effect

What happens when you combine a respected 122-year-old insurance company with university students hungry for work experience? You have Wawanesa Mutual Insurance’s visionary version of the University of Manitoba Science Co-op Program. January 2007 marked the beginning of Wawanesa’s partnership with the Science Co-op Program. It’s been a mutually beneficial arrangement, to be sure. Just...


Faculty of Science Co-op Program lets students earn while they learn

“Earn While You Learn”: Sound too good to be true? The Faculty of Science Co-op Program wants students to know that it’s not. Whether it’s gaining practical experience in their chosen field, building future business connections, or test-driving a career they’re not sure about, the Co-op program has it all. Currently on offer to students...