High School Cooperatives

    Our Co-op program provides high school students with the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience. Eligible candidates participate in their high school’s co-op program and have traditionally completed their junior year. Our co-ops take on administrative and task-related responsibilities in their respective departments which gives them the opportunity to:

    • experience hands-on learning
    • test-drive career options
    • see the relevance of their classroom learning
    • develop the essential skills and habits required in the workplace
    • gain valuable work experience to help build a resume for post-secondary programs and future employment

    To qualify, students:

    • are at least 17 years of age
    • are recommended by a teacher
    • are dependable, honest and demonstrate good work ethics
    • have maintained a 90% attendance record during junior year
    • can maintain a grade average of C or better throughout the co-op program
    • participate in a high school business program with availability to work 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday-Friday
    • can work at least 15 hours per week