Frequently Asked Questions About Co-op

Is there a cost to recruit Mohawk co-op students?

No, there is no cost to recruiting a Mohawk College co-op student. We are here to help you facilitate the hiring process—we will post your co-op position for free, send you the resumes and assist you with setting up interviews.


Are there any employer incentives for hiring a co-op student?

Incentives are available based on specific criteria. Visit the Hiring Incentives for Employer page to learn more


What are the steps to hiring a co-op student?

Please refer to the following link for detailed instructions on how to hire a co-op student.


Are co-op students available for full-time or part-time work?

When a student is out on a co-op term, they are available for full-time work. Students must complete a minimum of 420 hours in a four-month work term to qualify for a co-op credit.


When can I start recruiting a co-op student?

The co-op overview will provide the work terms available for each program and the co-op timeline lists the key dates for each calendar year.


Are co-op students paid?

Yes, co-op students work full time for employers for up to one year so the expectation is that the co-op position will be a paid position. Please refer to the co-op overview for each program for pay ranges.


Who do I contact for more information?

Select the program you are interested in and contact the associated Co-op Specialist.