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Professional Experience Year Co-op (PEY Co-op)

Students will have the option to choose the Professional Experience Year Co-op (PEY Co-op) program after completing their second or third year of study. PEY Co-op is a full-time engineering job that lasts 12 to 16 months. It is among the most highly regarded paid co-op opportunities in the country.

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What makes University of Toronto Engineering different?

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Canada’s Top Ranked Engineering School

U of T Engineering is ranked the #1 engineering school in Canada by the top university rankings around the world, including the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Rankings of World Universities and the QS World University Ranking.

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PEY Co-op… It’s more than just a foot in the door

You’ll work for 12 to 16 months, giving you enough time to gain extensive experience applying your engineering competencies to industry challenges while making meaningful contributions. As an intern, you are considered a full-time member of your employer’s team.

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Customize Your Academic Experience

U of T Engineering offers you the most interdisciplinary engineering education in Canada and world-class professors. You can tailor your degree through academic options, experiential learning opportunities, minors and certificates, adding breadth and depth to your studies.

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Student Life and Student Success

A community like no other – incredibly tight-knit, supportive, and fun! With a dedicated First Year Office and services to help engineering students with math and writing, more than 94% of our students transition successfully from first to second year. This vibrant and inclusive community is very support-driven.

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Innovation Thrives Here

The U of T Engineering community brings innovative ideas to life through creativity, entrepreneurship and smart design. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute in numerous ways — whether you’re collaborating on groundbreaking research or getting your own startup off the ground through The Entrepreneurship Hatchery.

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Leadership Opportunities

Successful engineers understand themselves, inspire their teammates and transform their passions into life-changing opportunities. The first centre of its kind in Canada, our Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead) offers courses, certificates and special events to help you excel as a student and future engineering professional.