2 Credit Cooperative Education - Summer 2019

Are you a current TDSB student interested in earning credits while gaining work experience?  Consider Summer School Cooperative Education.


Summer School Co-op provides you with the opportunity to:


§  explore a career

§  develop marketable skills

§  gain work experience and references

§  bridge the gap between school and work or school and post-secondary education

§  earn two credits


Sample placements:


Auto Mechanic, Business/Clerical, Computer Repair & Refurbishing, Data Entry,  Fashion, Food Service, Graphic Arts, Hospitality & Tourism, Marketing,

Office Administration, Optometrist, Photography,  Veterinary Assistant


Note:  There are NO placements in hospitals or policing


Who is Eligible?


The program is open to all current TDSB students who are:

  • 16 years of age and older

  • Willing to travel to placements within the city of Toronto

  • Available to attend the full co-op program from July 2 to August 9, 2019

  • Available to attend the co-op preparation classes May 11 and June 1, 2019




Use your Summer Job for Co-op

TDSB students 16 years of age and older who have secured summer employment may use their summer job as a co-op placement.   Please note that the employer must agree to co-op placement.  A completed copy of the Paid Co-op Placement and Employer Information Form must accompany the application.








To apply for Summer Co-op, students must:


  1. Register online through eReg: https://ereg.tdsb.on.ca/public/conedstudentlogin.aspx

  2. Complete the Summer Coop Application form and a résumé

  3. Upload the Application form and résumé through eReg or email the application and résumé to experientiallearning@tdsb.on.ca.

  4. Upload through eReg or email the Paid Co-op Placement and Employer Information form Only for students who wish to apply to use their summer job as their placement for earning the Co-op credit


Completed Application Packages must be received in eReg by March 4, 2019. 


Sorry, late applications cannot be considered.







What Happens After I Submit My Application?


·         The Experiential Learning team will review all applications the week of March 4

·         Students will be contacted by email to confirm or deny eligibility

·         Eligible students will be invited to an interview in April

·         Students accepted into the program will be notified by email



What Happens If I Do Not Complete My Pre-Placement Assignments?


Pre-placement classes are a mandatory part of the cooperative education program.  Pre-placement classes will be on Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, June 1.  Students who do not complete co-op preparation assignments are not eligible to begin their placements.   Students who do not attend all of the co-op preparation classes will be removed from the program.



How many credits can I earn?


You can earn two credits in the summer co-op program


What if I am absent from my co-op classes or placement?


All students must attend the mandatory co-op preparation classes on Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, June 1, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.


Summer school students missing more than three classes will be demitted from the program and will not earn the co-op credits.