Co-operative Education

Co-operative education and work-integrated learning (WIL) are at the forefront of experiential learning at Memorial University.

Memorial’s co-operative education and WIL programs are among the largest in Atlantic Canada, graduating over 8,000 students into rewarding careers worldwide. Employers benefit each year with access to well-rounded students who are eager to put their skills to work.

The university's highly successful programs offer a combination of classroom study and work term placements in local, national and international businesses and organizations. The goal is to fuse academic knowledge with practical experience, creating highly qualified and knowledgeable professionals prepared to meet the demands of today’s workforce.

HSS students can participate in co-op and WIL programs in the following subject areas:

Students who are enrolled in the International Bachelor of Arts program may choose to participate in the International Internship Option

For more information on our co-op programs, contact:

Theresa MacKenzie
Academic Staff Member in Co-operative Education
Phone: 709 864 2402
Room: SN-1060

Rebecca Newhook
Academic Staff Member in Co-operative Education
Phone: 709 864 4098
Room: SN-1062


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000