Requirements, Eligibility & Fees

Work Term Requirements

To participate in ESIP or the PEY Co-op Program, you must agree to the following terms:

  1. You will secure a paid, continuous, full time position in a reputable organization. No split terms allowed.
  2. All PEY Co-op positions must be 12 to 16 months in length, and ESIP positions must occur for four months during the summer.
  3. Before beginning your position, you must submit a signed copy of your Offer Letter/Contract. It should include signatures from both the student and employer, the start and end dates, and salary information.
  4. Before beginning your position, you must supply the ECC with the name, title, email address, phone number and work address of the contact person in the organization.
  5. You must commit to follow the Engineering Career Centre’s policies and guidelines.

Eligibility

To participate in ESIP or the PEY Co-op Program, you must be:

  • In good academic standing
  • A Permanent Resident, Canadian Citizen or International undergraduate student studying full-time in a program as outlined below
  • Currently in second or third year with the expectation that you will return to full-time studies at U of T*
  • Not currently part of another co-op program at U of T

*This means transfer students/fourth-year students are eligible if they plan to return to full-time studies at U of T after their PEY Co-op or ESIP job is complete.

 PEY Co-opESIP
Permanent Residents or Canadian CitizensPEY Co-op is open to Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens who:
- Study at any of U of T's campuses in any undergraduate engineering program or an applied science program (e.g., Computer Science, Commerce, PTP, Mathematics)
ESIP is open to Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens who:
- Study at the St. George Campus in any undergraduate engineering program
International StudentsPEY Co-op is open to international students who:
- Have a valid study permit
- Study at the St. George Campus in any undergraduate engineering program or Computer Science Major or Specialist (in Arts & Science).

Only International Computer Science students at St. George Campus qualify for PEY Co-op because it fulfills the degree requirement for the integrative and inquiry-based activity. This means they are eligible for a co-op work permit and need to process it before their job starts. Once you register, we will guide you through the co-op work permit process.
ESIP is open to international students who:
- Possess a valid study permit
- Study at the St. George Campus in an undergraduate engineering program

Only Engineering students qualify for ESIP, our Engineering Summer Internship Program.

If you experience difficulty registering for PEY Co-op or ESIP during either registration period (September 7-17, 2018 or January 9-15, 2019), please email Megan Tate with your situation and student number.


Program Fees

 PEY Co-opESIP
Program FeesRegistration Fee: $125 (non-refundable)

Once you register into the program, you will pay a registration fee which will give you access to our Career Portal and services. For the academic year, you only need to register once.

Work Term Fee: $975

Once you secure a job, you will pay the work term fee paid in August via Acorn.

To ensure uninterrupted access to important student services (like health insurance), you will continue to pay University incidental fees while you work at your PEY Co-op job.
If you receive OSAP, you will retain your student status while working at your PEY Co-op position. This means you will not begin repaying OSAP while you work.
Registration Fee: $125 (non-refundable)

Once you register into the program, you will pay a registration fee which will give you access to our Career Portal and services. For the academic year, you only need to register once.

Work Term Fee: $275

Once you secure a job, you will pay the work term fee in August via Acorn.

No incidental fees.