You’re not just hiring a UBC student, you’re hiring UBC.

With the largest co-op program in Western Canada, UBC offers you access to co-op students from across almost every discipline:

Because you’re busy, we’ll keep this simple.

The best is the only thing you’ll get.   
We pre-select students so you can feel confident you’re getting the best candidate for the job.

The future of your organization is our business.   
Consistently ranked among the top public universities in the world, UBC immerses students in cutting-edge research.

Get the edge you’re looking for.   
Our students are motivated to help take your organization to the next level. Their enthusiasm and work ethic set them apart from other candidates.

The best choice is easy to make.   
The opportunity you’re providing our students is invaluable. That’s why we’ll provide you with support for recruiting, interviewing and hiring.

Your chance to shape the future.   
Not only will you be hiring the best for your organization, you’ll also be shaping the leaders of tomorrow in your field.

UBC at a Glance 2023/2024

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71,201 total students (59,288 Vancouver + 11,913 Okanagan)

2,385 Indigenous students

19,601 international students

15,779 degrees granted in 2023

3 students working in lab


$747.3 million in research funding for 9,675 projects

1,151 research projects with industry partners

1,336 research contracts and agreements with government and non-profits

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International Footprint

250+ co-op students working around the world

Asia Pacific Regional Office in Hong Kong & Liaison Office in New Delhi, India

400,000+ alumni living in 160 countries