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Post Your Co-op Job for the Spring/Summer 2022 Work Term

Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 15:21

We are now accepting job postings for co-op job opportunities for the spring/summer work term - May until the end of August.

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

Easily Post or Re-Post a Job

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Conestoga College offers 66 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.

"[Conestoga's Co-op department is] always a pleasure to work with, it is obvious you have the best interest for the students at heart. The long term relationship coupled with the quality of students coming is fantastic."

- John Bernard, ATS Automation Tooling Systems, Fall 2021.

Certificates of Insurance - Spring 2022

New for the Spring 2022 co-op work term (May - August 2022): employer organizationsare requested to submit a Certificate of Insurance for Commercial General Liability coverage for verification purposes. Our Employer Relations team will be reaching out soon with more information.
 

Federal Government Funding Available - SWPP Program

Grants and tax credits help support the cost of hiring a student.

Your organization may qualify for Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) funding to receive wage subsidies. For important updates, monitor the Financial Incentives webpage:
conestogac.on.ca/employers/recruitment-services/financial-incentives-and-benefits
 

Talent Development - Funding for Employee Training (students exempted)

If talent development is one of your company's priorities for 2022, partner with Conestoga and access funding to support the costs of training employees up to $15,000 per employee. Avoid the delays for the Spring and secure funding before March 31, 2022 and have up to one year to complete the training. For more information visit https://www.conestogac.on.ca/career-centre/employer-services/financial-incentives or please email employerscareercentre@conestogac.on.ca.
 

Students are Still Available for the Winter Semester

Contact us today to fill your immediate needs. 
Postings must be received by no later than Friday, January 21st to hire for the winter semester.

 

Co-op Student Availability - Spring/Summer 2022:

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

Program

Availability

Highlights

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

Bachelor 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

Construction Management

4 months

 

Business, Insurance and Design

Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management

up to 8 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

Bachelor 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 Management

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

Technical Communication  NEW!

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

Environmental - 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.

Public Service

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

Electronics Engineering Technology (formerly Electronics Engineering Technology - Telecommunications Systems)

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

Bachelor of Computer Science  NEW!

4 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 Programmer/Analyst

up to 16 months

Three year advanced diploma; web and s/w development

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 Engineering 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

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

Powerline Technician

Powerline Technician

4 months

 

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 post your co-op opportunities for the spring/summer work term is May 20th.
The final date to secure a student is May 27th to begin work on May 30th.

 

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