First and foremost: contact the science co-op office
.You can find co-op placement through two ways, both were commonly used by students in previous years. When co-op recruitment cycle begins you are encouraged to check the OSCAR website, accessible through the Science Career and Co-operative Education office, for new co-op job postings. Employers who have good relations with the school, had hired students in the past, or decided to hire students for the first time frequently send their co-op job postings to universities. Government, academia, industry and private sector frequently hire co-op students through the McMaster Science Career and Co-operative Education office. The second approach need to employ involves a personalized job search. You are encouraged to approach potential employers, particularly professors whose research interests you. The Science Career and Co-operative Education office can provide guidance and help with your personalized job search, including but not limited to resume and cover letter reviews, mock interviews and potential employer contact information.