Sprott Shaw College offers the Co-op program to students, so they can gain practical work experience in a Canadian workplace. Students will be required to apply what they’ve learned from their in-class training and will be able to improve and gain more skills.

The Co-op program is usually offered to international students enrolled in various programs, including Business Administration Management, Global Business Marketing and Hospitality & Tourism Management. Co-op duration can vary between 13 to 47 weeks depending on the program.

Benefits of hiring a Sprott Shaw College co-op student:

  • To make sure our students are legally entitled to work in Canada, a co-op coordinator collects their appropriate documents from co-op students including: passport, study and work permits, SIN and MSP
  • SSC co-op students are fully trained in-class and have participated in career orientation provided by the college
  • SSC co-op offers year-round available students that can start at any month and helps reduce company recruiting time and is cost-effective
  • SSC International Co-op coordinator can assist companies in posting a job and arranging interviews
  • Hiring a co-op student is an ideal solution for temporary positions or short-term projects
  • SSC co-op students are hardworking, motivated and are excited to bring new ideas to your workplace

How to become a Host (Employer) for our Co-op students:

  • Inform or send job postings to Chrystal Hamerton at chrystal.hamerton@sprottshaw.com
  • International Co-op Coordinator will send you resumes of qualified students for the position(s) by email
  • International Co-op Coordinator will facilitate the time, date and location of your interview with the qualified student candidate(s)
  • Once the host has selected the right candidate, the International Co-op Coordinator will contact the student and provide a Co-op Package that includes the Host Agreement
  • During the co-op period of the students, the host is required to sign and their required monthly report forms
  • Once the student has reached the end of his/her co-op term, the host is required to fill out a final evaluation form to be submitted directly to the International Co-op Coordinator by email

Funding Resources:

If you have any questions, please contact Chrystal via email chrystal.hamerton@sprottshaw.com.

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