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Learning today; leading tomorrowHire a Mount Co-op Student

 
Investing in a co-op student makes good business sense. You will benefit from students' new ideas and skills while increasing productivity in the workplace. If you have work projects that require additional support or if you are interested in mentoring a student in their field of study, hire a public relations or business administration co-op student for the winter 2018 term (January to April).

The Co-op Team supports you through every step of the application process from posting your job description to arranging interviews. We pride ourselves on providing a personalized approach. 

Please let us know if you would like to post the position on file from a previous term or email the new job description to us. For new employers, please contact us directly or complete the New Employer Job Form and email to us once completed.

Important Dates:

  • Deadline to have your job posted in the first round: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  • Deadline to submit funding application for winter 2018: Friday, September 15, 2017
  • First round of jobs to be posted for students: Monday, September 18, 2017
  • Ongoing postings begin: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
  • Resume packages to be distributed to employers by: Thursday, October 5, 2017
  • Interviews and direct offers begin: Friday, October 13, 2017

How does co-op benefit students?

"The Mount's co-op program has provided me with more than just a
paid work term; it has opened the door to a realm of possibilities. Due
to the co-op program, I possess a competitive advantage that others do
not, a full year of work experience. "

~Jessica Skinner, BBA Co-op Student

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 What will co-op students bring to my office?

 Co-op students bring unique skills, a fresh perspective and
an eagerness to learn and grow.

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How can I hire a co-op student?

If you are a new co-op employer, please complete this form and email
it along with your job posting. Once received we will confirm the dates
the job will be posted for students and when you can expect your resume package.


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 Funding Opportunity for Nova Scotia employers:

The Co-op Education Incentive provides private sector, government-funded and non-profit organizations 50% of the required minimum hourly wage of $15 an hour for co-operative education opportunities.

Applications will be available online August 7, 2017. The deadline to apply for funding for the winter co-op work term is September 15, 2017.

The online application form along with program information can be found on their website