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Co-op Program Directory

The Co-operative Education Directory is a comprehensive listing of the post-secondary co-operative education programs of member institutions in Canada.




SWPP Partner: 

SWPP Program

The Student Work-Integrated Learning Program is an initiative to increase the job-readiness of students
registered in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) or business programs at Canadian postsecondary institutions.

Who Qualifies

Eligible applicants: Employers within the biotechnology industry or employers in any industry that are hiring for a job role with a biotechnology focus. 

Requirements for Students:

Eligible participants: Students registered in a STEM or business program at a Canadian post-secondary institution.

Wage Subsidies:

The program consists of two components: co-op wage subsidies to a maximum of $7,000 and curricula enhancements to better align biotechnology programs at post-secondary institutions with the needs of Canada’s bio-economy.

Does the employer need to have a candidate before hiring?

Check with SWPP contact for details.  

How to Apply:

Contact Mary at 1-866-243-2472, ext. 222 or mcarr@biotalent.ca, or contact Colleen, ext. 221 or chayes@biotalent.ca

Additional Information:

Applications for 2018-2019 co-op placements are no longer being accepted. Please continue to visit our website for program updates early Feb.

For more information click here.


  • Doug Gallant - Dalhousie University (U)
  • David Hall – Algonquin College (C)