How to Use This Workbook


This workbook is designed to help you make the most of your co-op work term. It includes information about steps to take throughout the term, documentation required, deadlines for submission, helpful links and contact information to have on hand should you need them throughout your work term.

Booklet use is optional, but you may wish to use it in the following ways:

  • Use online, download or print specific pages to take with you to your work term so you have all the necessary documents at your fingertips. Use to journal and track your progress and to help draft your Student Reflective Summary.
  • Prepare for your mid-term monitor and Student Reflection Summary
  • Track your progress toward the learning goals you established in your Work Term Agreement
  • Reflect on your learning, and experience gained throughout your work term
  • Take it to the next level – understand and document your learning to effectively build your resume and express the skills and experiences that you developed through your work term to future employers
  • Use the guided self-reflections and journal to record any specialized equipment, industry-related computer applications, tools or processes that you used


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