Co-op Program: Host Eligibility Quiz

We are pleased to offer job placement opportunities for students working in a STEAM or business position through Employment and Social Development Canada funding.
The Cooperative Student Work Integrated Program (SWP) will provide 50% of a wages up to a maximum of $5000 to eligible employers who hire students for jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math (STEAM) or Business.
1. Complete your employer application below
2. Wait to receive a status update from ECO Canada
3. Find an eligible student and have the student submit their application
4. ECO Canada will match the host and student applications prior to the start of the placement
5. ECO Canada funding commitment amounts will be determined at the time the match is made
6. The agreements are reviewed by both parties and the placement begins

Please note the following eligibility requirements

  • Municipalities, Territorial or Provincial Governments, and Post Secondary Institutions are not eligible under the Student Work Placement Program (Co-op)
  • Placements must be a 180 hrs and 6 – 16 weeks in length
  • Students will be able to work on-site, hybrid or remote

All documents will be produced in the language of your choice in the application. Select the language you will feel at ease with reading contracts and reports. You can switch the language on the upper right side of your application now.

Veuillez noter que la totalité de vos documents suivront la langue de choix de votre candidature. Merci de sélectionner la langue dans laquelle vous serez le plus à l'aise (contrats et rapports) sur le côté droit en haut de votre candidature.

Answer the following questions to determine if your organization is pre-qualified to participate in the program.

Email address:
Organization Name:
Is your company Canadian owned or a Canadian subsidiary?

Which province are you located in?
Organization Postal Code
Are you currently offering a paid student work integrated learning opportunity?

Is this new position related to the environment or an environmental project?

Does this co-op position have an element of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) or Business?