SWPP Partner: 
Environmental Careers Organization Canada

SWPP Program: 

The co-op position needs to be related to the environment or an environment project and have an element of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math.

Who Qualifies: 

The company or organization needs to be Canadian owned or a Canadian subsidiary.

The co-op position needs to be related to the environment or an environment project and have an element of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math.

The co-op position needs to be 16 weeks long, full-time (5 days a week, 7.5 hours per day).

Requirements for Students:

A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status. They need to be 30 years of age or younger and enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution.

Wage Subsidies:

Dollar-for-dollar salary matching, up to $5000, for all students that meet the eligibility criteria.

Does the employer need to have a candidate before hiring?

Check with SWPP contact for details.  

How to apply:

The student and employer both need to visit ECO Canada™ website, and apply (click on Apply to be a Host or Apply as a Student).

Additional Information:

For more information click here.

CEWIL SWPP Contact:

  • Ross Johnson - University of Waterloo (U)
  • Erika Longley - Niagra College (C)

2019 Webinar: ECO Canada

ECO Canada hosted a webinar on October 30 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM ET. Kelly Saunders Meyerhoff, Manager, Employment Programs and Chelsea Meyerhoff, Team Lead Fulfillment, Employment Programs provided a comprehensive overview of ECO Canada, as well as the Co-op funding opportunities for winter 2020. The webinar has been recorded and posted here for anyone who was not able to attend.

 

2017 Webinar: ECO Canada