Prospective Students

Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Co-operative Education

Students at VIU campus gym

Benefits of a Co-op

  • Co-op combines academic study with alternate work experiences
  • Co-op affords students opportunities to apply academic knowledge to a work place environment
  • Co-ops are paid experiences, most often during the summer months
  • Co-ops provide students with opportunities to apply skills and gain new skills
  • Co-ops are a great way to explore career areas and explore different career paths
  • Co-ops provide students with experiences that give them a competitive edge when going out into the work force
  • Co-ops provide students with valuable networking opportunities that are often unavailable to other job seekers
  • Co-ops provide students with opportunities to influence their work place by bringing new ideas, energy and enthusiasm

Requirements and How to Apply

Entrance into the Recreation and Sports Management Program; two (2) co-op work experiences are required for the diploma and three (3) co-op experiences are required for the degree.

Want More Information on this Co-op Education Program?

Co-op Coordinator: 
Brook Pearce
email: brook.pearce@viu.ca

Department Chair:
Dr. Aggie Weighill
email: aggie.weighill@viu.ca

VIU Department of Recreation and Tourism

VIU Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Program

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