Co-op recruitment

Conestoga has more than 4,000 students in 66 co-op programs in a broad range of disciplines.

Join the thousands of employer organizations that benefit from the talent that Conestoga students bring.

Fall 2022 co-op work term

Students can begin working as early as Tuesday, September 6th and continue until the end of December, as long as the minimum requirement of 12 consecutive weeks of full-time work (420 hours) is met.

Grants and tax credits help support the cost of hiring a student

Student Work Placement Program (SWPP), funded by Employment and Social Development Canada, provides wage subsidies for student work experiences through 2023 for post-secondary students through existing and new delivery partners across Canada. For important information, updates and delivery partners, see SWPP.

Questions about programs or how to hire?

Our Employer Relations team is ready to help you select the most appropriate program, determine an appropriate wage, schedule job interviews, and present co-op job offers.

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For program-specific inquiries: select the program link below for the employer relations contact information.

For general co-op inquiries:

Co-op employer partners honoured

Conestoga's outstanding employer partners, mentors, clients, alumni and co-op students were honoured during the 2022 Employer Recognition Awards. Read more.