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Describe to a difficult time you experienced during your last co-op. How did you solve the problem?


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Part of your co-op requirement is a work-term project. What kind of project are you considering and how will it aid our organization?


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Given that this is a four-month Co-op placement, what are the deliverables that you expect for the work term?

This is an excellent question to ask at the end of an interview as it indicates that you realize the challenges of making an impact in a relatively short period of time and that you are interested in defining and meeting expectation

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What is your greatest strength as a co-op student?


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Will you be taking academic courses while working for us as a Co-op student?


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How has your university experience prepared you for a co-op position with us?


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What do you expect to be earning after you graduate?


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What was your biggest challenge as a student, and how did you handle it?


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If you could go back and do over any part of your university experience, what would you do differently?


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If you were hiring a university graduate for this position, what qualities would you look for?


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Tell me why a recent graduate would be a better hire for this position vs a graduate with 2-5 years of experience.


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What have you learned from your extracurricular or volunteer opportunities?


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Tell me about a time when you made a mistake at work or in class. How did you handle the situation with your manager or professor?


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Tell me about a time when you had several school projects all due at once.  How did you handle the workload and get everything done?


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Describe what has been your most rewarding university experience and why?


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How would you describe your ideal job following your graduation?


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