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Co-op Week Instagram Contest – What’s your game plan?

March 11, 2019 — 

March 18-21 marks Co-op and Work Integrated Learning Week. This week is a great opportunity for you to learn more about hands-on, applied employment opportunities available to U of M students and to celebrate students who are currently involved in these programs.

Are you currently participating in a co-op program or work integrated learning opportunity?  Or are you attending events during Co-Op Week with the hopes of participating next year? Show us the steps you are taking toward your career ‘game plan’ through a photo or video and use the hashtag #umCoopWeek to join in the fun!

To enter, follow @umstudent on Instagram, post a photo or video demonstrating your career ‘game plan’ and use the hashtag #umCoopWeek. Examples include visiting a co-op office, ‘dressing to impress’ or working on that solid, professional handshake!

Six lucky winners will receive a $50 gift card from the Bookstore.



The Co-op Week Instagram Photo Contest (#umCoopWeek) runs from 9 a.m. CST on Monday, March 18 2019 to midnight CST on Thursday, March 21, 2019 on

To be entered to win, follow @umstudent on Instagram, post a photo or video demonstrating your career ‘game plan,’ and use the hashtag #umCoopWeek. PRIVATE Instagram accounts must be PUBLIC during the contest in order to qualify for entry.

Images depicting dangerous behaviour or the consumption of alcohol or illegal substances will not be eligible. All other entries between 9 a.m. CST on 9 a.m. CST on Monday, March 18 2019 to midnight CST on Thursday, March 21, 2019 will be considered and six winners will be chosen. You may enter as many times as you like. The winning photo account owners will receive a gift card from the U of M Bookstore valued at $50. 

The winning entry will be chosen by the Marketing and Communications Office and will be selected based on composition, creativity, quality and adherence to the theme. The winners will be notified by Instagram direct message and then announced publicly on the account and on UM Today.

Prize must be picked up from the Student Life office in UMSU University Centre during regular business hours.

Contest is open to all residents of Manitoba, and the prize must be picked up at the U of M Fort Garry campus. By tagging #umCoopWeek, you are agreeing to allow the U of M to share your photo(s) on our social media accounts and on our news site, UM Today.

Your photo(s) will not be used for commercial purposes. This contest is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc.

By entering, entrants confirm they are 13+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use.


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