UVic celebrates 60,000th work term placement

February 25, 2011

35 years after launching its co-operative education program, the University of Victoria is celebrating its 60,000th co-op placement. Since 1976, co-op students at UVic have completed 15,000 years of work and have earned $600 million. One in 4 UVic students participates in co-operative education and more than 2,600 placements are completed annually. Last year, 1,163 different employers hired UVic co-op students and 48% hired more than one student. UVic News Release