Our business thrives by matching people with our client and for the many thousands of employees who go to work every day this works successfully. We understand the market and the risks that come with placing an employee in a specific job or operation. We also understand that there are markets we don’t serve because the ‘risks’ outweigh the ‘reward’. Page 1-2 – Intro. Page 3 – Managing Levels of Risk – Introduction Page 4 – High risk operations controls Page 5 – Medium risk operations controls Page 6 – Low risk operations controls Page 7 – Never compromise safety. Never ask someone to do something you wouldn’t do yourself. Provide the best safety training coaching possible to employees Page 8 – Everyone in management is a leader in working/communicating with employees. It is up to us to set the expectations
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.