The mission of Mount Saint Vincent University co-operative education program is to be a leader in fostering and advancing work-integrated learning by:
- Developing skilled professionals who will strengthen the workforce in new and innovative ways;
- Leveraging community and alumni relationships to the Mount through strong employer partnerships;
- Providing students with the support and experiences for career exploration; and
- Promoting an environment where diversity is celebrated and valued in the workplace.
Mount Co-operative Education Program (Public Relations, Business Administration, Tourism & Hospitality Management) »
At the Mount, learning extends beyond the classroom. Through the co-op program, students alternate semesters in class with paid work terms in positions related to their field of study, including Public Relations, Business Administration, and Tourism and Hospitality Management.
Bachelor of Arts and Science Internship Program »
This internship program integrates academic studies with one paid internship work term after a student’s third year of study. Students gain valuable work experience in the corporate, government or not-for-profit sector, while exploring their career goals. Enrollment in the program is limited and selection is based on academic background and achievement.
Tourism and Hospitality Management Work Experience Route »
This work experience program allows students to build on previous academic or significant industry experience while maintaining greater flexibility in their academic scheduling. The work experience route integrates classroom study with two alternating work terms of 455 hours each. Work experience terms are completed during the summer semesters based on industry demands.
Public Relations Work Experience Option »
The public relations work experience program allows you to integrate academic studies with full-time paid career-related experience in an organizational setting: corporate, non-profit or government. The program also gives you an opportunity to explore and determine career goals.