Co-operative Education Recruiting Ethics
The successful recruitment of co-operative education students depends upon the collective activities of three parties: the interested employer, the co-op student, and the associated educational institution. All participants must adhere to Provincial and Federal legislation in their recruitment and employment practices. However, CEWIL (formerly the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education) supports additional guidelines concerning recruiting ethics that support the development of a mutually beneficial and fair process for all concerned.
- Inform students, employers, and other interested parties of institutional policies and procedures.
- Provide equal services to all students and employers.
- Accommodate employers' reasonable requests for job postings, interview space, and presentation facilities.
- Provide students with accurate information on all recruiting employers.
- Notify the employer of any hiring limitations prior to them conducting interviews.
- Notify employers of any students who, after being hired, are not academically eligible to continue in their program.
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