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Post Your Co-op Job Now for the Spring/Summer 2023 Work Term

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 11:32

Students can begin working as early as Monday May 1 and continue until the end of August.

Degree, Graduate Certificate, Advanced Diploma and Diploma students are available.
 

Easily Post or Re-Post a Job

Conestoga College offers 71 co-op programs in a variety of disciplines. Our Employer Relations team is ready to assist you in selecting the most appropriate program, determining an appropriate wage, scheduling job interviews, and presenting co-op offers.
 

Financial Incentives

Ontario Co-operative Education Tax Credit
Ontario employers may qualify for the Ontario Co-operative Education Tax Credit of up to $3,000 per student.

Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) Funding
The federal SWPP program has been approved for continuation until 2024 - with approved funding covering up to 50% of student wages. Hiring students from under-represented groups may qualify for wage subsidies of up to 70%. Determination is on a case-by-case basis by SWPP delivery partners.

For more information, see the Financial Incentives webpage and be sure to monitor for important spring SWPP updates, how to access, and amount of funding available.
 

Students are still available for the winter work term

Contact us today to fill your immediate needs - last day to post jobs will be Friday, January 20. To meet the minimum requirements students must be hired and started work no later than Monday, January 30.
 

Co-op Student Availability - Spring/Summer 2023:

Click on the program links below for detailed program information including student capabilities.

Architecture, Interior Design and Construction

Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology

  • 4 months

Bachelor of Applied Technology (Honours) - Architecture - Project and Facility Management

  • 4 months
  • IFMA accredited

Bachelor of Engineering - Building Systems Engineering

  • up to 8 months
  • Integrated knowledge and skills in building systems, energy and utilities management, building operations and facility management

Bac helor of Interior Design

  • 4 months
  • Program is on Association of Registered Interior Designers (ARIDO) list of recognized interior design programs and accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation

Carpentry and Renovation Technician  NEW!

  • 4 months
  • Prepares students with skills for residential and light commercial construction

Construction Management

  • 4 months

Business, Insurance and Design

Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management

  • 4 months
  • Industry-focused skills: HR Management, Operations Management, Marketing and Business Development

Bachelor of Design

  • up to 8 months
  • The inter-professional perspective blends graphic design, entrepreneurship, marketing and management; third year students available

B achelor of Public Relations

  • 4 months
  • Canadian Public Relations Society accredited

Business - Insurance

  • mid-April to end of August

Business Administration - Marketing

  • 4 months
  • Students are prepared to work in marketing, retail, small business, social media marketing, online marketing, advertising, professional selling, and general business administration positions in a wide variety of high technology, industrial, commercial, retail and service organizations

Business Administration - Supply Chain and Operations Management

  • up to 8 months
  • 2nd year students are available for 8 months and 3rd year students are available for 4 months

Human Resources Manag ement

  • 4 months
  • Transferable skills to meet the needs of the rapidly changing and evolving HR field; students are available to continue in contract or permanent work after their co-op work term

Public Relations - Integrated Communications

  • 4 months
  • Students are available to continue in permanent contract positions after their co-op work term

Sustainable Business Management

  • 4 months
  • Prepares students in all areas of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) exam to become a Sustainability Associate (SA) in public or private sector organizations; students are available to continue in contract or permanent work after their co-op work term

Technical Communication

  • 4 months
  • Specialized knowledge and skills to produce and manage technical documents on multiple platforms; students are available to continue in contract or permanent work after their co-op work term.

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering Technology

  • 4 months

Environmental Engineering Applications

  • 4 months
  • Available to continue in permanent or contact positions after work term

Community and Public Services

Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice

  • 4 months
  • Students have the skills to analyze the reasons for crime and the various approaches to crime prevention, as well as the means to support healthy and safe communities

Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development

  • 4 months
  • Students are prepared to support children, youth and families in the areas of curriculum implementation and co-ordination, program development and co-ordination, and social policy work

Bachelor of Environmental Public Health

  • 4 months
  • Accredited by the CIPHI (Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors).
  • Focuses on disease prevention and creating healthy supportive environments.

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  • 4 months
  • Available to continue in permanent or contact positions after work term

Culinary & Hospitality

Baking and Pastry Arts Management

  • 4 months
  • Two year program; students gain advanced theoretical knowledge and techniques as well as business skills

Culinary Management

  • 4 months
  • Two year program; students gain an understanding of the complexity of kitchen management, and experience real-life production through demonstrations, lectures, and hands-on practice

Culinary Skills

  • 4 months
  • One year program; students are available to continue in permanent of contract positions after their co-op work term

Food and Beverage Management - Hotel and Restaurant Operations

  • 4 months
  • Focus on restaurant and hotel sectors; theory and practical experience in people management, hands-on food preparation, customer service, and financial controls

Global Hospitality Management

  • 4 months
  • This program builds on a previous hospitality diploma or degree; students gain a work visa in Canada to work in management jobs in the hospitality industry

Tourism - Destinations and Travel Management

  • 4 months
  • Students gain an overview of the hospitality and tourism industry

Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering - Power Systems Engineering

  • 4 months

Electrical Engineering Technology

  • up to 16 months
  • Power system protection and control, PLCs and their applications

Energy Systems Engineering Technology - Electrical

  • up to 16 months
  • Electrical power systems, energy production and management

Electrical Technician, Electro-Mechanical Maintenance

Electrical Technician - Industrial

  • up to 8 months
  • Electrical technicians, apprentices or helpers in construction or industrial settings

Electro Mechanical and Automation Maintenance

  • 4 months
  • Training in both electrical and mechanical maintenance including applications in automated manufacturing systems and robotics

Electronics Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Systems Engineering

  • 4 months
  • CEAB accredited; comprehensive study of electronics, software and systems

Computer Engineering Technology

  • up to 16 months
  • Three year advanced diploma; electronics, software and systems

Elect ronics Engineering Technology

  • up to 16 months
  • Three year advanced diploma; digital and telecommunications

Embedded Systems Development

  • 4 months
  • 16 month Graduate Certificate

Food Processing and Packaging Engineering

Food Processing Technician

  • 4 months

Packaging Engineering Technician

  • 4 months

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician - Motive Power

Motive Power Technician - Heavy Duty Equipment

  • 4 months
  • Students develop knowledge and technical skills through a combination of classroom theory and hands-on training to succeed as a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Information Technology and Applied Health Information Science

Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science

  • up to 8 months
  • CHIMA accredited; third year students available

B achelor of Computer Science

  • up to 8 months
  • Using a multi-disciplinary curriculum with a focus on experiential learning activities, this innovative four-year program prepares students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills for progressive job opportunities as high-quality software developers

Big Data Solution Architecture

  • 4 months
  • Graduate Certificate program; available to continue in permanent or contract positions after work term

Computer Application Security

  • 4 months
  • Graduate Certificate program; available to continue in permanent or contract positions after work term

Computer Applications Development

  • 4 months
  • Graduate Certificate program; available to continue in permanent or contract positions after work term

Computer Programming and Analysis

  • up to 16 months
  • Three year advanced diploma; web and s/w development

Digital Solutions Management  NEW!

  • 4 months
  • Program builds on prior education and concentrates on hands-on experiential practices and techniques commonly employed in modern IT management

IT Innovation and Design

  • up to 16 months
  • Three year advanced diploma; web, UX and graphic design

Mobile Solutions Development

  • 4 months
  • 16 month Graduate Certificate

Software En gineering Technology

  • up to 16 months
  • Three year advanced diploma - high level design and development

Software Quality Assurance and Test Engineering

  • 4 months
  • Graduate Certificate program; available to continue in permanent or contract positions after work term

Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering

  • up to 8 months
  • CEAB accredited

Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automated Manufacturing

  • 4 months
  • Emphasis is placed on manufacturing aspect of engineering

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automated Manufacturing

  • 4 months
  • Emphasis is placed on manufacturing aspect of engineering

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design and Analysis

  • 4 months
  • Emphasis is placed on design to integrate with manufacturing process

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation

  • 4 months
  • Emphasis is placed on control of automated equipment

Metal Machining Trades

Mechanical Technician - General Machinist

  • up to 8 months
  • Students are available for back to back co-op terms, from May to December

Mechanical Technician - Tool and Die/Tool Maker

  • up to 8 months
  • Students are available for back to back co-op terms, from May to December

Powerline Technician

Welding Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Welding and Robotics

  • up to 16 months
  • Extensive hands-on work with welding automation and robotics systems

Welding Engineering Technology - Inspection

  • up to 16 months
  • Welding inspection and quality assurance are emphasized through metallurgical analysis, destructive testing and non-destructive evaluation methods

Woodworking

Woodworking Technology

  • 4 months

 

Posting Timeline

Conestoga College facilitates recruitment on an ongoing basis - postings are accepted beginning four months before the start of a term until all students have secured employment (provided the minimum 12 consecutive weeks of full-time work (420 hours) is met).

The final date to secure a student for the spring/summer work term is Friday, May 19th, with a start date of Tuesday, May 23 for 12 weeks of full-time employment.

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Ashley Conyngham

Director, Marketing and Communications

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