Learning objectives: – Learn all about getting started with computers. – Learn how to use your computer’s built-in help function. – Learn how to use your computer’s Undo feature to revert back to the most recent changes you made. – Learn about the many different file extensions that exist, as well as how to determine what they are. – Learn how to upload and download files on your computer. – Learn how to find the safest, most reliable free programs among the thousands available today. – Learn the difference between open source and closed source software in this free tutorial. – Learn what a PDF file is, as well as what you can do to the file itself. – Learn how to set up your Wi-Fi network. – Learn how to run software updates to keep your computer running smoothly. – Learn how to use the desktop customization features available on your computer to customize its appearance. – Learn what to do if your computer gets a virus. – Learn step-by-step instructions to set up a new printer. – Learn how to power cycle a modem and other devices to get them functioning properly. – Learn how to disable applications from running on startup to keep it running smoothly. – Learn how to keep an old computer running smoothly. – Use these tips to speed up your computer if it’s running slower than usual. – Learn how to defragment your hard drive so your computer runs as smoothly as possible. – Learn how to start your computer in safe mode so it’s only using the essential programs needed to run. – Learn how to install software on your Windows computer. – Learn how to install software on your Mac device. – Learn how to uninstall software from your Windows computer. – Learn how to uninstall software from your Mac device.
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.