Students may elect the Co-op option to enhance their academic learning and employment potential through by linking work-experience with their education. Co-op students will complete a workshop series while gaining work experience.


Students enrolled in Scheme A have the exciting opportunity to enhance their academic learning experience with a co-op placement. Brock’s Co-op Programs Office offers students a chance to gain career-related work experience, develop a network of contacts, and gain a better understanding of what it is like to work in the Environmental Sustainability field.

For more information on the Co-op Programs Office, please visit: 

What types of co-op opportunities are available to SSAS students?

This year our students secured co-op placements with a wide variety of employers. Visit our Current Students  and Alumni pages for more information.

Here are a few other examples of positions:

  • Integrated Community Planning Department Co-op Student, Niagara Region
  • Natural Gas Marketing Analyst, Co-op Student, Suncor
  • Environmental Coordinator, Walker Industries Limited
  • Research Assistant, Great Lakes Issue Management and Reporting Section, Environment Canada
  • Environmental Operations and Sustainability Co-op, Hydro One
  • Intern Sustainability Consultant, Stratos Inc.


Are you an employer looking to hire a co-op student from the SSAS graduate program?

Our Master of Sustainability students in Scheme A are required to do a co-op placement during the Spring/Summer term (May-August). If you are interested in learning more about how your organization could hire a SSAS co-op student, please visit the Prospective Employers webpage or connect with the Co-op Programs Office at 905-688-5550 ext. 4325 or

What kind of co-op placement could I secure?

In this video, Dr. Ryan Plummer answers the question “What kind of co-op placement could I secure?” for the Master of Sustainability Q&A Series.