Since we all work in fast paced, busy environments, we can be sure something will happen on any given day. We may not know what it will be, but something will definitely happen. Unfortunately, sometimes this unexpected event presents itself as a problem or two, a problem you have to solve. Maybe you’re lucky and don’t encounter problems everyday, but you can be sure you’ll face a few problems along the way, no matter what it is you may do. As we think about persistence, we first must realize it comes from the inside. No one can make us persist. We must find the motivation to persist on our own. Now there are a number of reasons why we may or may not persist in a situation. These things are important to keep in mind if you’re struggling to stay committed, and may help us understand our own action and behaviors. By completing this course, you will be able to determine what is required to ensure issues are solved in the right way at the right time. Course Result: Determine what is required to ensure issues are solved in the right way at the right time. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). An Elearning! Magazine Excellence Award Winner: Management Development Learning Track.
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.