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Introductory Statement and Evaluation Criteria, User Experience Design Co-op

Read the following statement carefully before your co-op admission interview:

Although we require a resume, we consider only what you tell us during the interview when evaluating your suitability for admission to co-op. We urge you to answer each question fully, and to provide examples from your own experience.

Interview Information

The interview will last about 15 minutes and will take place as a video call over Microsoft Teams. You must arrange to have access to the Internet and a device with a webcam and microphone. We willl provide information on using Microsoft Teams.

Evaluation Categories

During the interview, a co-op consultant will evaluate your strength in each of the following four categories:

  • Paid work experience in the last three years.
  • Volunteer service and extracurricular activities in the last three years.
  • Academic record in your two years at Laurier.
  • Performance during the interview.

We give equal weight to each category.

Please note that we reserve the right to review your academic status and history with the Faculty of Liberal Arts.

Note: We are able to consider extenuating circumstances only if you submitted the request form and letter before your interview.

Example Introductory Form

I, the Undersigned:

  • Have read the introductory statement.
  • Verify that the information in my resume, to be submitted below, and in the introductory form is accurate and factual.
  • Agree to provide accurate and factual information during my admission interview
  • Acknowledge that I do NOT have permission to record the admission interview by any means.
  • Understand that if I am admitted into UX Design Co-op, I must maintain full-time status in third year as of September and must complete at least one academic term in full-time studies directly after my work term.

First Name:

Last Name:

Student ID:

Today’s Date:

Phone Number:


Are you an International Student? (Yes or No)