Co-op Programs

Fanshawe College is one of the leaders in the development of co-operative education at the college level in Canada with 66 co-op programs, more than any other college in Canada!

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How does co-op Work  

Work semesters are spaced out through the academic program. Work semesters normally are four months in duration. Students are usually paid at the same rate as entry level workers in that position at your company.


Find out how co-op works


Student Benefits 

Apply the theory learned in college to work situations
Gain valuable work experience before they graduate
Develop and refine career plans                         
Earn while they learn 
Develop job search, interview and communications skills
Learn valuable life skills through real experience


Co-op students are looking ahead to careers in companies like yours. They're not expecting to simply put in time on the job, but are eager to get involved and make a worthwhile contribution. As an employer, you have the opportunity to try out a student's capabilities without obligation or commitment to permanent employment.


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Contact Us


Co-operative Education Office
Room D1063, London Campus
Phone: 519-452-4294
Fax: 519-457-4572


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