Recruiting Dates for Co-op Employers

If you would like to hire a co-op student, please send a job description by email or post your job online or call 519.884.0710 extension 4484.

Please note that recruiting dates are subject to change.

Fall 2019 work term, September 3 to December 27, 2019


Winter 2020 work term, January 2 to April 30, 2020
  • The last date to post a job for the primary recruiting period is Thursday, October 10, 2019.
  • Interviews will take place on campus from Thursday, October 17 through Tuesday, October 29, 2019.
  • Please give us 72 business hours' notice to schedule interviews.
    In addition to names of candidates and interviewers, please let us know the date, start time, interview length, interval between interviews, and length of lunch break.
    Example: "Thursday, October 17; 10 a.m. start; 30-minute interviews at 10-minute intervals; 30-minute lunch."
  • Please enter your rankings of students by 9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.
  • We will tell employers the results of the ranking and matching process on Friday, November 1, 2019.
  • We will begin posting jobs again on Monday, November 4, 2019.  During the continuous employment period, interviews may take place on campus or at the employer's location.

Spring 2020 work term, May 4 to September 1, 2020

Early recruiting period for CPA jobs
Employers may hire students for four-month or eight-month terms beginning in May 2020, and/or in September 2020.
  • We will begin posting CPA jobs for the spring work term on Thursday, November 7, 2019.
  • We will ask students to apply by Friday, December 4, 2019.
  • CPA interviews will take place on campus on Tuesday, January 7 and Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
  • Please enter your rankings of students by 9 p.m. on January 8.
  • We will share the results of the ranking and matching process with employers in the afternoon on Friday, January 10, 2020.
Spring 2020 work term, May 4 to September 1, 2020
Primary recruiting period, all jobs

Employers may recruit for four-month or eight-month terms beginning in May 2020.
  • We will begin posting jobs for the spring work term on Friday, January 10, 2020.
  • The last day to post jobs for the primary recruiting period is January 21, 2020.
  • We will host interview on campus from Monday, January 27 through Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
  • Please give us 72 business hours' notice to schedule interviews.
  • In addition to the names of candidates and interviewers, please let us know the date, start time, interview length, interval between interviews, and length of lunch break.
    Example: "Wednesday, January 29; 10 a.m. start; 30-minute interviews at 10-minute intervals; 30-minute lunch."
  • Please enter your rankings of students by 9 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
  • We will tell employers the results of the ranking and matching process on Monday, February 10, 2020.
  • We will begin posting jobs again on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.  During the continuous employment period, interviews may take place on campus or at the employer's location.
Fall 2020 work term, September through December, 2020
Primary recruiting period, all jobs

Employers may recruit for four-month or eight-month terms beginning in September 2020.
  • We will begin posting jobs for the spring work term on Thursday, May 7, 2020.
  • The last day to post jobs for the primary recruiting period is Tuesday, May 19, 2020.
  • We will host interview on campus from Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, June 4, 2020.
  • Please give us 72 business hours' notice to schedule interviews.
  • In addition to the names of candidates and interviewers, please let us know the date, start time, interview length, interval between interviews, and length of lunch break.
    Example: "Wednesday, May 27; 10 a.m. start; 30-minute interviews at 10-minute intervals; 30-minute lunch."
  • Please enter your rankings of students by 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020.
  • We will tell employers the results of the ranking and matching process on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
  • We will begin posting jobs again on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.  During the continuous employment period, interviews may take place on campus or at the employer's location.
 General Recruiting Dates

Work Term


Post Positions

Begin Interviews


Match Results

Spring
May to August
(CA/CPA)

Mid-November

 Early January

Mid-January

Spring
May to August
(All positions)

Late January

 Early February

Mid-February


Fall
September to December

 

Mid-May


 Late May

Mid-June


Winter
January to April

 

Mid-September

 Early October

Late October

After the results of the match are released each term, we begin to post jobs again. During the continuous employment period, we accept job postings and arrange interviews until all students have found employment.

 

 

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