Recruit. Hire. Retain.

Our office works closely with students, university staff and faculty, as well as employers locally, provincially, and across Canada, to ensure quality program delivery to all participants.

Current and past employers have enjoyed the flexible and accommodating co-op model unique to StFX. Our students are confident and dynamic individuals with a passion for success. Organizations which choose to become StFX employers experience first-hand the many benefits of hiring one of our talented and professional students.

Send us a co-op job to post! (Email: co-op@stfx.ca)


Employers can:

  • Enhance the firm's production substantially for 4, 8, 12 or 16 months.
  • Benefit from assistance with special initiatives and time sensitive projects.
  • Enjoy an exceptional return on the investment in StFX Co-op students.
  • Take advantage of a fresh and innovative perspective to the current business model

Why you should hire our co-op students?

Biology Co-op Students Accounting Co-op Students
Computer Science Co-op Students Entrepreneurship Co-op Students
Health Co-op Students Finance Co-op Students
Human Nutrition Co-op Students Enterprise Systems Co-op Students
Mathematics Co-op Students Management & Leadership Co-op Students
  Marketing Co-op Students

Employer Handbook  (Revised April 2017)




Degree Program Information

If you are interested in learning more about what our academic programs, please visit our Academic Calendar  (PDF) for course descriptions. 



Campus Engagement

Throughout the year, the Co-op Program builds partnerships and provides opportunities for employers to become involved with the program outside of the hiring process. If an employer would like to get involved with the Co-op Program here are some options:

  • Mock Interview Participant
  • Employer Mentor
  • Guest Presenter
  • Attendee of the Co-op 405 Presentations
  • Interview Idol Judge
  • Participate in the Co-op Learning Community


Disclaimer: Employers are encouraged to submit the co-op opportunities early to access a larger applicant base. The StFX Co-operative Education Program does not guarantee employer-student matches. We do not release student demographic information. We do not guarantee student availability. Ethical recruitment practices are expected and followed.


If you are interested in hiring StFX students for summer or new graduate opportunities, contact the StFX Student Career Centre at scc@stfx.ca