Employer obligations

In the co-operative partnership between student, employer and the university, employers are asked to provide:

  • A defined task with an appropriate academically relevant job description;
  • Work assignments of a duration suitable to the employer and the student’s program;
  • Adequate facilities and a safe working environment for the placement;
  • Participation in the student selection process;
  • A salary consistent with the employer’s organizational salary structure;
  • Appropriate professional guidance and supervision;
  • An opportunity for a university representative to monitor the relationship between the employer and student during the work term;
  • A written evaluation of the student’s performance at the end of the work term.


Co-operative Education

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000