Everyone’s got something that could be considered a bad habit. From smoking or drinking too much, to staying up until 3am building a virtual Minecraft village – these are things that can get in the way of day-to-day activities. While it’s very easy to fall into bad habits, kicking them is a lot harder. Bad habits can infiltrate every part of your life, with things like sleep, mood, and concentration all being affected. They can even affect others around you. This will have damaging effects on your performance at work, as well as your health and well-being, so it’s important to recognize them, and make changes. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand how bad habits affect our brain • Identify what needs to change • Replace bad habits with good ones Why take this course? Whatever you do, or wherever you work, having strategies to deal with bad habits is a vital part of getting rid of them. This course will teach you how to recognize bad habits and start kicking them, to improve your health, well-being, and productivity. 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.