Gain credibility and trust with your new manager and peers by quickly understanding what is required to become a contributing member of your new team. Your peers will be thrilled they gained a team member who is quickly adding to the team’s success and your manager will be happy he or she hired you. As a new employee, we recommend you use this course during the first few weeks of your new job. It will help you gain a clear understanding of what you need to do to be successful in your new role. As a result, you will be knowledgeable and well equipped to do a quality job with confidence. For when you know what you need to do, you can take charge and be successful right out of the gate. Now wouldn’t that be nice? By completing this course, you will know exactly what you must do over the next six months to be a high performing employee. Course Result: Know exactly what you must do over the next six months to be a high performing employee. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). This course is part of Vado’s Onboarding learning track which has been approved for 6.25 hours of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Professional Development Credits (PDCs), as well as 6.25 hours of HRCI (HR Certification Institute) recertification credits.
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.