International Co-op Program Process
For Spring / Summer 2023 all international co-op placements will be completed onsite however students should expect a mix of in person and online work based on the host organization.
You will apply through the University of Toledo and must be accepted to participate in the program by the College of Engineering.
GCC will send you a welcome email asking you to fill out a pre-placement questionnaire, including resume upload. The welcome email will also include a prompt to schedule a
The pre-placement meeting is an opportunity for GCC to learn more about your background and career or academic goals as well as provide context for international co-op opportunities in the locations that the College of Engineering is offering.
After this meeting, you will reconfirm your committment to participate in the program and choose the location you are most interested in for your co-op. GCC will then begin the placement process.
Our placement process is highly personalized to you. We conduct employer outreach on your behalf based on the information you provide us. We do not pre-source placements.
Welcome to the Global Career Center (GCC) dedicated University of Toledo College of Engineering web page. You will find the information you need about the international
co-op program options and will be able to submit your program fees via the button below.
International Co-op Program Locations
For Spring / Summer 2023 the following locations are offered through The University of Toledo College of Engineering:
Toronto and Vancouver, Canada
International Co-op Program Dates
Spring placements begin in Late January and are 13 weeks in length.
Summer placements begin in Mid May and are 10 weeks in length.
Students will work in placements and on projects that are equivalent to professional work. The hours vary by location and employer, with a mix of synchronous ("live") meetings and asynchronous (independent) work. Anticipate about 40 hours a week on average for your co-op.
Prior to and during your international co-op, GCC will provide professional development workshops or materials covering topics ranging from how to navigate the remote workplace to networking online to interviewing via video. These workshops are augmented by virtual cultural activities related to the location in which your international co-op takes place. In addition, you will have the opportunity for individual coaching from GCC throughout and beyond your placement.
International Co-op Program Costs
The program fee also includes visa support fee and housing.
(Note: 12 week program length)
Interested student should plan to budget for unpaid placements. Likelihood of compensation varies with local governments, industry norms, company policy and student experience.
The program fee does not include transportation to and from the city, transporattion in the city, meals, and personal expenses.
If you have any questions regarding cost or payment, please contact;