Co-Op Program News Archive
February 20, 2024 —
Munashe Nhunzwi is a 4-year Biochemistry Co-op major who has also worked in Dr. Sabine Kuss's lab in the department of chemistry. In this interview, she shares the importance of working in a lab and developing experiments from scratch. She mentions lack of or delayed access to the correct information to be one of the main challenges for students when it comes to their studies and says she is determined to support prospective students with her knowledge as everyone “deserve[s] the correct information and the right guidance for their journey in university.”
February 5, 2024 —
Our Asper students are eager to get out into their fields and contribute to the business community. Each fall we have more than 100 students join our co-op program, making us one of the University of Manitoba’s largest co-operative education programs.
April 4, 2022 —
The UM Co-op Champion Award recognizes the achievements that our talented students make while out on their work terms. This year’s recipient is fourth-year Asper student, Tanvi Sikand, who was truly driven to make the most out of her co-op journey.
November 3, 2020 —
Data gathered by Science Co-op student Margot Henry relating to COVID and hospitalizations is being used to drive public health action at Manitoba Health.
June 24, 2020 —
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.
May 26, 2020 —
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!
January 24, 2020 —
'I enjoyed my courses so much more after my first placement because I understood that classroom knowledge could be put to real use'
October 4, 2019 —
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.
March 29, 2017 —
On March 4th and 5th, two intrepid computer science students from the University of Manitoba made it big at DementiaHack, a hackathon to develop relevant, practical, and innovative approaches to dealing with dementia.