Hire Lassonde

Programs

A list and overview of Lassonde programs

Hiring

The co-op recruitment process

Funding

Funding programs to hire co-op students

Questions?

Associate Director of Lassonde Co-op Program Bob Eichvald can help you with your campus recruitment strategy and additional queries.

bob.eichvald@lassonde.yorku.ca
416.736.2100 x 44072

THE LASSONDE ADVANTAGE

Lassonde’s 2nd year, and 3rd year co-op and internship students are available year round for 4, 8, 12, and 16-month work-terms, in Winter, Summer, and Fall.

Hire in 3 easy steps:

Submit

Create an account to begin posting jobs or simply email your posting to lsecoop@yorku.ca

Interview

For help with coordinating or scheduling, email us at lsecoop@yorku.ca

Offer

Offer the position to your students of choice. Contact the Lassonde Co-op/ Internship team to give us verbal offer details. Our team will present the offer to the student(s) and provide you with their response within 24-48 hours.

Lassonde has designed programs that inspire our students to “work differently” by offering opportunities to encourage creativity, passion, and thinking outside the box. Entrepreneurship, social consciousness, and global citizenship are at the heart of the experience. Join 300+ organizations, companies and partners in connecting with innovative thinkers and the engineers of tomorrow.

The Lassonde Co-op/Internship program offers employers an opportunity to hire 2nd & 3rd year students for paid, full-time co-op/internship positions for durations of 4, 8, 12, or 16 months. We integrate academic learning with alternating periods of paid practical work experience where students can have the opportunity to work both domestically and globally within related fields.

Job postings

Event marketing

Interview scheduling

Interview room booking

Liaising between employer and student

On-campus information and recruitment sessions

Job monitoring to ensure quality and safety standards

Benefit from flexible employer-to-student communication, without strict deadlines for recruitment, job postings, interviews and job offers.

Here are some recommended timelines to recruit the best talent as soon as possible:

WORK PERIOD START
PEAK RECRUITMENT PERIOD (POST, INTERVIEW, OFFERS)
CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT
Fall: September 2019
May 13 - Jun 30, 2019
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2019
Winter: January 2020
Sep 9 - Oct 31, 2019
Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2019
Summer: May 2020
Jan 6 - Mar 16, 2019
Mar 17 - Apr 30, 2019

Want to know if your position is eligible as a co-op/internship? Our team will need to verify and approve positions to ensure they meet specific co-op/internship criteria. Connect with our team to discuss your position(s) today.

Full-time

Positions must be 35 – 40 hours per week

Paid

Students must receive actual remuneration equivalent or greater than the Canadian minimum wage.

420 hours

Students must work a minimum of 420 hours in each 4-month work term

CEWIL Compliant

Positions must comply with the co-op criteria outlined by CEWIL

Family Businesses

Family businesses who wish to hire students should contact our Co-op/Internship Team

Program-related

Positions must be related to the student’s field of study