Setting your student up for success
As a Co-op supervisor, you are a partner in educating a student in your field. Supervising a Co-op student may look a little different than supervising a full-time employee. How can you support your Co-op student to ensure a positive and productive experience for both of you? Hear from a supervisor with tips that applies to students in all fields.
In addition to outlining Employer Responsibilities, we have gathered best practices from employers who have successfully worked with Co-op students over the years. Successful work terms are based on the acknowledgment that students are learning and developing. Employers have recognized that Co-op students can also bring a fresh perspective and new technical knowledge to the workplace.
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A positive Co-op experience builds your company’s reputation as a place where students will want to work – as a Co-op Student and a full-time employee. What could be better in these times of skills shortages! For guidance in creating that positive experience, check out the additional information below.