Hiring a Co-op student, is as simple as 1, 2, 3…



one or more Co-op offices below. (Click on logo)

David Hall
David Hall
Cooperative Education, Algonquin College
613-727-4723 Ext. 5930
Skype: DavidHallAlgonquinCollege

David Hall
Kathleen Hickey
Team Lead, Co-op and New Grad Recruitment
Carleton University
613-520-2600 Ext. 2221

David Hall
Lucie Gendron
Directrice adjointe, Relations avec les employeurs
Assistant Director, Employer Relations
Coop et carrière / CO-OP and Career
Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa
55 Laurier Est/Laurier St. East Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
613-562-5800 Ext. 3472


short-listed candidates. (Co-op offices will help arrange the interviews!)


your candidate and make an offer.


Consider the advantages:



Tax Incentives

Most businesses may be eligible for the Co-operative Education Tax Credit (max $3000 per 4-month term)!


Scout New Talent

Many organizations hire co-op students full time, after realizing they fit well into their organization and culture.


Fresh Ideas and Innovation

Our next generation of talent brings amazing new ideas and solutions to the table. Capitalize on their energy!




How do I become an Ottawa Co-op employer?

It’s Easy. We’re Here to Help. Simply contact any Co-op office and we’ll guide you through the entire process. And, the services are provided free of charge to employers.

Why hire Ottawa Co-op Talent?


  1. The best and brightest are accepted into Co-op programs – so guess what you get?
  2. Co-op students make technology dance. Watch and be amazed.
  3. Stay ahead of the competition. Co-op students increase productivity.
  4. Co-op students bring amazing vitality to your workplace. Feel the energy.
  5. Ottawa Co-op talent is great for business – stretch your recruiting dollars.
  6. Have a project that needs energetic, innovative, fresh thinkers? We’ve got ‘em.
  7. Attract future talent and evaluate potential future employees.
  8. Did we mention the cooperative education tax credit?
  9. Shape Ottawa’s future. Capitalize on Ottawa’s Co-op Talent.
  10. Be a hero. Help our future business leaders grow roots and launch their amazing careers in Ottawa.

COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY CO-OP SERVICES are tailored to your individual needs and are provided FREE of charge to employers.
Qualifying organizations may also be eligible to receive a tax credit.
Ontario: English / français

When can I conduct an interview?

An employer can conduct an interview after the deadline for the job has closed.

What if I have questions?

Contact us at any time.
I am a huge supporter of the Cooperative Education Program. Our company benefits greatly from the skills, confidence and energy that the students bring to our Research & Development campus. They “hit the ground running” as new hires – it is a win – win relationship.
Sean BlanchfieldIPR&T Lab Team LeaderAlcatel-Lucent

Co-op students are fantastic. They’re highly skilled in a lot of ways and bring a fantastic energy to the office. I’ve always found them eager to learn and highly motivated.
Jeff WesteindeFounding PartnerWindmill Development Group