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Co-op Info

Co-op Information Students are required to achieve a cumulative G.P.A of at least 2.8 and successfully complete all academic requirements (courses) to be eligible to participate in co-op. Students must attend co-op workshops and training opportunities as identified by the myCareer Centre to be eligible to continue in the co-op stream. Students pay co-op fees in order to receive employment support services from the myCareer Centre including co-op preparation workshops, one-on-one assistance and the opportunity to apply for co-op positions posted on the myCareer System.

The job market for co-op is very competitive and students are expected to be an active participant in their job search, this includes demonstrated activity on the myCareer Job Posting System. Lambton College cannot guarantee co-op positions for students. Success in finding a co-op opportunity involves a number of factors that are not controlled by Lambton College. Any student who secures his or her own co-op position must verify with the Co-op Advisor assigned to the program before accepting the position that the proposed co-op is appropriate and will be approved.

Students are responsible for all personal costs, relocation costs, transportation arrangements to employment interviews and to the job site, and for living accommodations during co-op semesters. Relocation to different cities in Canada is often required.

Securing a Co-op Placement

The job market for co-op is very competitive and students are expected to be active participants in their job searches, this includes demonstrated activity on the myCareer Job Posting System.

Lambton College cannot guarantee co-op positions for students. Success in finding a co-op involves a number of factors that are not controlled by Lambton College.

Limited assistance is provided to students in finding co-op placements. Students will also be expected to canvass employers to find their own placements. 

Any student who secures his or her own co-op position must verify with the co-op advisor assigned to the program that the proposed co-op is appropriate and will be approved before accepting the position.

Co-op Eligibility

Students for this program are required to achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8 by the beginning of Term 3 when eligibility is determined by the co-op advisor.

To be considered eligible the following criteria must be met:

  • Overall GPA of 2.8
  • Passed all required courses to date
  • Registered in current term courses
  • Fees paid in full

Co-op Fees and Associated Costs

Students pay co-op fees in order to receive employment support services from Co-op & Career Advisors including co-op preparation workshops, one-on-one assistance and the opportunity to apply for co-op positions posted on the myCareer System.

Students are responsible for all personal costs, relocation costs, transportation arrangements to employment interviews and to the job site, and for living accommodations during co-op terms. Relocation to different cities in Canada is often required.

To qualify as a co-op credit the student must:

  • Complete of a minimum of 420 hours of full time co-op work over the four-month period in term 4
  • Full-time is defined by the Government of Canada as 30 hours of work per week or more
  • A maximum of 40 hours per week will be approved for co-op credits. Students may not submit overtime hours for their co-op credits

International Education
Any questions or inquiries please e-mail:
international@lambtoncollege.ca

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Kim Hunt
519-542-7751 ext 3440
kim.hunt@lambtoncollege.ca

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