Co-op Education

The Cooperative Education Program offers the opportunity for students at StFX to gain real work experience. Co-op Education promotes an integration of classroom and applied work-based learning. Students will have the opportunity to build their network with the industry and obtain 12-16 months of paid professional work experience.  

Human Nutrition co-op students can work for employers in business, research, education, government, and not-for-profit sectors. Co-op jobs are paid between $15-24/hr depending on location, number of work terms completed, and industry. Co-op students work a minimum of 35 hrs/week for 15-16 weeks in a 4-month semester.  

Co-op Requirements 

A minimum average of 65% is required at the end of your second year of study, and 70% is required at the end of your third year of study to remain in the program.   

Co-op program benefits:

  • Explore your career options. 

  • Build your network. 

  • Enhance your professional resume and portfolio. 

For more information
Visit the Human Nutrition Co-op page to learn about current opportunities