Sugary treats all taste great, right? But, nutritionally, they’re not so good and have dangerous effects on much more than your waistline. So, making good food choices is a crucial part of maintaining your overall well-being, both in and out of work. Food for thought! While getting through a workday without that sugar fix might seem impossible, by making better food choices, you’ll see improvements in your energy levels and work productivity. And don’t worry, there are still ways to satisfy cravings and maintain good eating habits. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand the dangers of making the wrong food choices • Make better choices to satisfy the sugar cravings • Choose healthier food options to improve your work, as well as your life • Create a healthy-eating workplace Why take this course? Everyone’s gotta eat, right? So, whoever you are and wherever you work, this course is for you. Starting a habit of healthy eating in your workplace could see great improvements in staff well-being and productivity, making your company more efficient. Now that’s definitely an idea worth sinking your teeth into! 10 mins | SCORM | Infographic
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.