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Labour and Advanced Education – Co-op Education Incentive

If your company demonstrates high innovation and productivity, global competitiveness, high performance work practices and environmental sustainability, you may apply for this co-op education subsidy. The following are the eligibility criteria:


  • Are private-sector, government-funded, non-profit, or charitable organization, a social enterprise or a municipality
  • Want to hire a co-operative education student for a work term of 12-16 weeks
  • Will pay the student at least $15 per hour, plus vacation pay, for 32.5 to 40 hours of work per week



Mike MacIsaac, Science/Applied Science

(902) 563-1408



Holly MacDonald, Arts/Science

(902) 563-1129



Megan Ringer, Business

(902) 563-1196



Nadine Ratchford

(902) 563-1818