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Architecture Co-op program launches at University of Manitoba


January 31, 2018
by Canadian Architect

University of Manitoba, Faculty of ArchitectureThe Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that its Cooperative Education program is now fully approved and moving ahead. Job placements will begin May 2018. The Faculty of Architecture Co-op Program is open to Undergraduate (ED3/4, AMP 1/2) and Graduate students from all disciplines (Architecture, City Planning, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture).

The Faculty of Architecture Co-op program will meet the Manitoba Government definition of a Co-op program, making employers of Faculty of Architecture Co-op students eligible for the Manitoba Paid Work Experience Tax Credit. This means that employers who hire a student as part of a registered co-operative education program can claim 15% of wages and salaries, up to a maximum of $5,000 per student.

The John A. Russell Building at the University of Manitoba. Photo via Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.

The John A. Russell Building at the University of Manitoba. Photo via Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.

If you are interested in hiring a Co-op student from the Faculty of Architecture in a paid position, please forward the following information to our Co-op Coordinator, Corrine.Klekta@umanitoba.ca

• Job Title
• Job Location
• Length of term
• Job Description
• Job Requirements / Qualifications

All employment opportunities will be distributed to our Co-op students in February and Co-op students will interview for opportunities in March.

2018 will be the first year of the Faculty of Architecture’s Cooperative Education Program. The aim is to be flexible and accommodating for both employers and students. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Corrine.



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