Cooperative Education Placement III


INF3903H — Cooperative Education Placement III

INF3903H or Cooperative Education Placement III is worth .5 FTE and unfolds in the fall following a student’s first year in the program. It comprises the student’s second 4 month work placement in their field of interest/concentration, and the completion of a number of deliverable throughout that placement. 

Workplace-integrated-learning is the umbrella term used to describe educational experiences that combine periods of in-class study with actual workplace experiences. Examples of workplace-integrated learning include internships, practicums, and co-operative education.

As the name suggests, co-operative education describes the three way partnership that is established through negotiation, contractual agreements, and ongoing communication between the student, the employer and the university.


  • Acceptance to the Co-op Option in the Master of Information program
  • Students must have completed two required courses in their concentration
  • Students must have successfully completed INF3900H: The Emerging Professional and INF3902H: Cooperative Education Placement II