What is Pey at U of T?

What is Pey at U of T?

U of T’s Professional Experience Year Co-op Program (PEY Co-op) is a work-integrated learning program that helps undergraduate students gain 12 to 16 months of paid work experience before they graduate.

Does U of T Cs have Pey?

Professional Experience Year (PEY) Co-op Program Positions are paid and U of T computer science students earn an average of approximately $49,000 annually, with top salaries reaching over $80,000 in 12 months.

How do I register for Pey?

You may register for PEY Co-op through the Engineering Career Centre (ECC). There are two registration periods: September and January. Before registering, you should attend a PEY Co-op information session. There is a fee to register for PEY Co-op.

Is Pey an internship?

During PEY, students can do a 12–16-month full-time internship at one company after their second or third year of study. The ECC separately offers the Engineering Summer Internship Program (ESIP), which allows students to do a four-month full-time internship in the summer after their second or third year of study.

What does Pey stand for?


Acronym Definition
PEY Professional Experience Year (Co-op program at the University of Toronto)
PEY Partial Electron Yield (physics)
PEY Prognostic Endpoint Yield

How does Pey Co-op work?

PEY Co-op students have the opportunity to work for two different periods of time: 1) in the summer after second year for four months; and 2) after third year for 12 to 16 months. In scenario #2, after your work term is complete, you would come back to school to finish your fourth year at U of T Engineering.

Does UTM offer Pey?

NOTE: UTM international students CANNOT do PEY, whereas St. George international students can. Interntional students need to provide a Co-op Work Permit and Social Insurance Number (SIN) before beginning their PEY work term.

Can international students do Pey?

Only international students studying in the above disciplines qualify for the PEY Co-op program as it fulfills the degree requirement for the integrative and inquiry-based activity. Students require this degree stipulation in order to be eligible for the Co-op work permit.

Do you pay tuition during Pey?

Students pay part-time incidental fees for each of the fall and winter terms while on their 12-16 month PEY Co-op work terms, which ensures the continuation of access to important University services and plans.

What does co-op mean in university?

Co-op education, or co-operative education, is a program where students get the chance to work in an industry related to their field. Most co-op programs are structured so that each term or semester of schooling is alternated with a term or semester of work.

Can you take a course while on Pey co-op?

Taking a course while on PEY Co-op, generally conflicts with the program’s intent. However, students MAY request approval to take a course while on PEY Co-op if they have failed a 1st or 2nd year course and wish to repeat it during the day while on PEY Co-op – as long as there is no conflict with the intent of the PEY Co-op experience.

How long is the Pey industrial experience program?

The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering offers this unique 12 to 16-month, internship program to students who wish to gain industrial experience between their 3rd and 4th years of academic studies.

How many months of professional experience can you get with Pey?

Graduate with up to 20 months of professional experience from different companies across two work-terms after second and third year. PEY Co-op experience can count toward obtaining your P.Eng. designation, giving you a head start on earning your professional engineering license after graduation.

Where can I get a Pey job in Canada?

In 2017/18, 237 computer science students secured PEY Co-op positions at over 90 companies, including: Red Hat Canada Ltd. SOTI Inc. Note: Application to PEY Co-op Program is administered through the Engineering Career Centre (ECC)