“Character, integrity and personal conduct matter. They matter in our personal life and they matter at work too. How we conduct ourselves with others makes a difference in our overall ability to succeed. Individuals who show strong character and integrity develop a high level of trust and respect with others, are seen as leaders, and are looked to as an important part of the organization. When you take the time to strengthen your personal behaviors and conduct, you will certainly see a benefit. The Personal Behaviors and Conduct courseware will help you understand if your behaviors are consistent with the company values, if you tend to overreact to stressful situations, and teach you how to strengthen your interactions with others. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: Manners and Courtesy at Work Evaluate your level of manners and courtesy at work Developing an Attitude to Learn Determine if you display an attitude to learn Increase Your Objectivity Increase objectivity by identifying various perspectives of the same situation Do You Overreact? Determine if you tend to overreact to stressful and difficult situations Persevere During Setbacks Persevere in the face of setbacks Being Consistent with Company Values Increase the consistency between your actions and the company values Don’t Jump to Solutions Spend time asking questions before immediately jumping to solutions”
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.