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) offers up to $ 5,000 in wage subsidies. Eligible employers can hire students for jobs in science, technology, engineering, arts, or mathematics (STEAM) or business.
1. Complete the following employer's application.
2. Wait to receive approval 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. The contracts are reviewed by both parties and the placement begins.
Answer the following questions to determine if your organization is pre-approved to participate in the program.

Please note the following:

- Federal, Provincial, Territorial, and Municipal governments are not eligible under the Student Work Placement Program (Co-op).

- Federal funding, including the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), cannot be combined with the ECO Canada Student Work Placement (SWP) funding.

- 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.



Summer 2020 applications are still available. Please remember placements must be six weeks in length and should wrap up as close to the end of August as possible!


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)?