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Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Co-operative Education > Information for Employers
Through Co-op, employers have early access to a year-round supply of well-trained and highly motivated temporary employees for special projects, peak periods, or staff leaves. Our students are diverse, mature, enthusiastic and hardworking. Co-op students are available to work on four or eight-month projects, starting in January, May, and September.
Some reasons you should consider hiring a Douglas College Co-op student are because:
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BC TECH CO-OP GRANTS: UNIVERSITY EMPLOYER SUBSIDIES LISTINGS
Hiring a student for a co-op work term? Apply to get a $2,700 grant!
The BC Tech Co-op Grants Program provides almost a 25% subsidy towards a co-op student’s salary. The program is designed to help employers who are hiring young talent and to introduce students to tech-related careers.
BC businesses benefit from co-op students’ fresh ideas and readiness to learn, while students gain work experience and valuable business and technical skills.
Learn more about your eligibility for a BC Tech Co-op Grant.
Through Student Employment, employers have access to more than 14,000 students and alumni who are skilled, highly motivated and striving to be future leaders of tomorrow.
Email Barb Kojder, Coordinator at Douglas College or call her at 604 527 5890 and visit the Career Centre for more details.