Getting you where you want to go
Your education is a journey to where you want to go. Cape Breton University offers a variety of work experience programs to help you get to the next step along the way with hands-on work experience and learning. Choose from programs that can help you:
- gain skills
- deepen your understanding about your chosen field of study
- develop a network of support
Help finance your education and gain on-the-job experience with CBU’s Work Study Bursary Program for students in financial need. Jobs are on-campus and supervised by faculty and staff. See if you qualify for the program, then look at job opportunities.
Get real-world work experience by participating in co-op. After your first year, you can enroll in co-op for paid, full-time work for four months. If you qualify for the program, then look for co-op opportunities.
Within the Bachelor of Arts Community Studies (BACS) degree, there are two required 100-hour work placements. These two placements connect to two online courses (COMS 2101 and 3101), and can be taken concurrently with a full course load. COMS Work Experience Placements may be paid employment or volunteer-based
Gain hands-on research experience working with faculty at CBU and other institutions on short-term projects. Internships may be paid and unpaid.
See the world and broaden your horizons with a global education. Complete part of your degree while studying in another country or at another university in Canada.