Q: What is work term? Work term refers to work experience at the EbE program.
Q: What is the length of a work term EbE? A work term is either 6 weeks or 16 weeks where 6 weeks EbE is takes place during summer
Q: What is the total length co-op that I expected to complete before graduate? You are required to complete 50 weeks of work term in order to graduate from a EbE program.
Q: When do I can begin EbE ? You will begin after successfully completed first year and second year courses in your program.
Q: What is the admission requirement for EbE Program? You should have completed all year one and two courses and have a cumulative average of 2.5 average or above.
Q: Am I guaranteed a job? No. But, remember the Office of EbE and Career Services does guarantee we will help you in any way we can with your search. By being flexible on your expectations and fully utilizing the resources available to you, you will become skilled in successfully conducting your job search.
Q: Do I receive credit for EbE? You will get academic credit but this is mainly depends on each department. You will receive further information in your orientation session but can discuss it further with the Chair of your Program.
Q: Do I get paid in my work terms? Yes, EbE is a paid work experience.
Q: How much do I get paid? It is ultimately up to the employer, but they often base it upon comparable EbE salaries and a candidate's experience. There may be room for negotiation.
Q: What type of work qualifies for EbE? You should strive to be in a position that will give you hands-on experience that you have never had before. Jobs, which are listed by the Office of EbE and Career Services, are "approved" EbE positions. If you obtain a EbE position on your own and are not sure if it is acceptable, see your program coordinator, faculty advisor or department chair before accepting the job. Keep in mind that if the job meets the criteria it doesn't matter if a company calls the job an internship or temporary employment.
Q: Am I guaranteed a EbE job? The answer is no. You are not placed into a EbE position, but rather you apply and go through the same hiring process you will when you look for a job after graduation (which is great practice).
The Office of EbE and Career Services do guarantee we will help you in any way we can with your search. By being flexible on your expectations and fully utilizing the resources available to you, you will become skilled in successfully conducting your job search.
Q: What if I don't get an EbE job? See your program coordinator as soon as you feel anxious about your EbE job search. We can evaluate your search, make suggestions, and provide additional service that will assist you in meeting your goal. As a last resort, if EbE is mandatory for your program, a discussion with your Program Chair may be in order. Depending upon circumstances, it is possible that your co-op will be delayed .