Macquarie's Co-op programs
Become a Co-op student
Be financially-supported to develop professional skills and network for your future
The Cooperative Education program will provide you with the opportunity to improve your employability outcomes and professional networks (see becoming a Co-op partner).
As a Co-op student, you'll alternate between classroom studies with practical workplace experience, while receiving financial support from our partner organisations.
Macquarie University’s Co-op Programs
We currently offer two Co-op programs at Macquarie University.
Undertaking practical experience with leading organisations means you’ll develop in-demand skills such as communication, creativity, ethical practice and leadership. Your learning will be further enhanced via classroom-based reflective tasks designed to prepare you for the real-world workplace.
"Macquarie's Co-op Program gives me the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge in a practical environment, thereby developing analytical, leadership and teamwork skills which I can leverage in my future career."
Annie Lin, 2019 Actuarial Studies Co-op student
“Macquarie's Accounting Co-op Program has given me the opportunity to explore a range of career pathways at three different organisations. The practical experience, mentoring and networking opportunities which are offered provides accelerated career progression enhancing my employability.”
Mathew Hildebrand, 2019 Accounting Co-op student
Current Actuarial Studies Co-op partners
Current Accounting Co-op partners
Who we’re looking for
High achieving students
- 15 months of placements with three different organisations
- Receive financial support from Co-op partners
- Explore a range of career options during placements
- Four year mentoring and training program
- Courses co-created with industry to prepare you for the future of work
- Student and networking events
Key dates for prospective students for 2021 cohort
|1 Apr 2020||Applications open|
|25 Sep 2020||Applications close 5pm|
|18 - 19 Nov 2020||Interview preparation workshops|
|24 -26 Nov 2020||Interviews|
|1 Dec 2020||Conditional offers|
|18 Dec 2020||ATARs release and formal offers|
How do I find out more?
Have you arrived here as a potential Co-op partner?
Find out more about becoming a Co-op partner
Content owner: Co-op and internships Last updated: 06 Aug 2020 9:35am