Why Choose the Kinesiology Co-op Program Option?

Work term experiences gained through the Kinesiology Co-op program will provide a strong foundation for the student wishing to prepare for future career opportunities.

The Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology Co-op Program is designed for highly motivated students who wish to develop their skills, increase their knowledge, and gain career-related experience. Other important information for you to consider is available on the Career Services & Co-op website.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Applicants who meet the minimum academic admission requirements indicated below will be reviewed by the Kinesiology Co-op Admissions Committee for final admission to the program.

  • HBK students who have completed Year 1 or Year 2 of the HBK program
  • HBK students who have achieved a minimum of 75% cumulative average in all Kinesiology courses, and a minimum of 65% cumulative overall average

Admission decisions will be made by late January of the winter term preceding the summer work term. For further information related to co-op program eligibility read the eligibility guide. Additional detailed information about the co-operative education program can be found on the Career Services & Co-operative Education web pages.

Once admitted, in order to earn the co-op designation, Kinesiology Co-op students are required to complete all academic requirements outlined for the HBK four-year program plus at least four work terms. Detailed information can be found in the academic calendar.

Students - How to Apply

Total enrollment in the program is limited and the number of students admitted is based in part on projected co-op employment opportunities.  Students interested in pursuing the Co-op program must apply through the Student Success Centre. Students must complete all application requirements by November 30th of either Year 2 or Year 3 of the Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology program.

Employers - How to Hire a Kinesiology Student

Are you an employer interested in hiring a Lakehead University kinesiology student? Visit the link below to learn more about how to register, and review the co-op process. You can also learn about different funding opportunities. 
Cooperative Education Employer information