Co-op Education Incentive

Application Form
Youth Initiatives Labour, Skills and Immigration
  • Deadline Date Sep 15, 2023

This application is available Thursday, September 21st ONLY for employers who have been pre-approved to resubmit or make a late application.

You are applying for the Winter 2024 Work Term.

Please note: Applications that do not meet program requirements below will be returned for correction.

Please carefully review this information and the program guidelines before applying for this program. The guidelines can be downloaded from the website linked at the bottom of this page.

You are applying for winter term, 2024 – students can work between January 1 and April 30, 2024.

* Co-op students hired using this incentive must work full-time during their work term.
* The program funds work terms of 12-16 weeks – so long as they meet the student’s co-op program requirements.
* The total time worked should be between 390 and 640 hours.

Longer terms are available in some education programs – please confirm with the Co-op Coordinator at the post-secondary institution.

Important! Endorsement

Positions cannot be considered unless they have been seen and accepted (endorsed) by a Nova Scotia Co-operative Education Program. You must communicate with a Co-op program and have your job reviewed before you apply.

A list of Co-op Coordinators is found on the program website to help you select the university / college that can provide you with a Co-op student that best meets your job requirements.

Multiple positions can be submitted on one application, but:

* All positions on the application must have a work location in the same county.
* If you are requesting positions in more than one county, please make one application for each county.

If you are looking for students for both one- and two-term positions:

* Positions that are 16 weeks or shorter (one term) should be one one application.
* Positions that will run for 26-32 weeks (two terms) should be on a second application.

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