Co-op Education Incentive

Application Form
Youth Initiatives Labour, Skills and Immigration
  • Deadline Date Mar 08, 2023

ATTENTION: This application is available Thursday, March 9th *only* for organizations that have prior authorization to make a late application.


Before you begin:

Please carefully review 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 summer term, 2023 – students can work between April 15 and August 31, 2023.

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.

Additional program policies are outlined in the Co-op Program guidelines. Applications that do not meet program requirements will be returned for correction.

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.

If you are requesting more than one position:

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.

Multiple positions can be submitted on one application, however, please do not combine positions that are 16 weeks or shorter (one term) with positions that will run for 26-32 weeks (two terms) on one application. Make one application for one-term positions and one application for two-term positions.

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