Co-operative Education at the Mount

The mission of Mount Saint Vincent University co-operative education program is to be a leader in fostering and advancing experiential learning by:

  • Developing skilled professionals who will strengthen the workforce in new and innovative ways;
  • Leveraging community and alumnae relationships to the Mount through strong employer partnerships;
  • Providing students with the support and experiences for career exploration; and
  • Promoting an environment where diversity is celebrated and valued in the workplace.

Mount Co-operative Education Program (Public Relations, Business Administration, Tourism & Hospitality Management) »

At the Mount, learning extends beyond the classroom. Through the co-op program, students alternate semesters in class with paid work terms in positions related to their field of study, including Public Relations, Business Administration, and Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Bachelor of Arts and Science Internship Program »

This internship program integrates academic studies with one paid internship work term after a student’s third year of study. Students gain valuable work experience in the corporate, government or not-for-profit sector, while exploring their career goals. Enrollment in the program is limited and selection is based on academic background and achievement.

Tourism and Hospitality Management Practica »

This practica program allows students to build on previous academic or significant industry experience while maintaining greater flexibility in their academic scheduling. The practica route integrates classroom study with two alternating work terms of 455 hours each. Practica terms are completed during the summer semesters based on industry demands.