If an International student is contemplating a program in Canada that requires them to attend a Co-op internship program or work placement, they may apply for a co-op work permit.
Some International Students who are planning on pursuing a program at a DLI or Designated Learning Institute in Canada that may require them to do a mandatory work placement or internship they will have to apply for a Co-op work permit in addition to a Canadian Study Permit. This Co-op work permit is a separate work permit and is not related to the part time work permit that is issued under a Canadian Study permit. They also must be holding a valid study permit to apply for a co-op work permit.
A co-op work permit is only used essentially for the study program related to it. Any other work that a