What can you learn as a student of the Co-operative Education Program?

Edwards Co-op Program graduates consistently have a higher employment rate upon graduation.

Brittney Holweck

As an Edwards School of Business student, you have the opportunity to participate in the Co-operative Education Program. The co-op program not only allows you to grow your professional network while improving your resume and completing your degree but exposes you to a unique experiential learning opportunity.

Our Co-op Program graduates consistently have a higher employment rate upon graduation. Participating in the program gives you an edge, as many companies across Canada use co-op or internship programs as their primary method of post-secondary recruitment. Students get hired by private companies, government entities and non-profit organizations in various sectors. Edwards Co-operative Education Program is also generously supported by Federated Co-operatives Limited.

Edwards co-op students return from their placements with:

• A clearer idea of their career options;
• Improved confidence in their capabilities that comes with 8 months of professional experience;
• A stronger professional network and reputation leading to post-graduation employment opportunities; and
• An enhanced understanding of their B.Comm. course work

But don’t take our word for it, read what the 2021 Co-op students have learned from their placements:


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Human Resources Student

"As a Co-op student, I support many different areas within the People Resources team. I assist in the full cycle recruitment process, onboarding, learning and development, as well as payroll and benefits."


Rosie Dang
Junior Accountant Student
Federated Co-operatives Limited

"I am in a transitional position to three different areas including the retail audit, credit and tax within the finance business unit."


Lyndon Domotor
Sustainability Co-op Student
Federated Co-operatives Limited

"I assist the sustainability team with coordinating and developing projects and research to show why we are a sustainable organization."


Aline Galarneau
Sales Administration Co-op Student

"I get to sit in on international meetings and meet with team members from different countries and ensure all of the customs documents are correct and finalized."


 Brayden Glynn
 Undergraduate Programs Co-op  Student
 Edwards School of Business

"I work within the undergraduate office working on various projects supporting the operations and directions of the office."


Kassidy Guy
Ag Solutions Marketing Student
Federated Co-operatives Limited

"I assist with content and communications within the Ag Solutions department, as well as assisting with general event coordination, administrative activities, and marketing-related tasks."


Brittney Holweck
Marketing Intern
Edwards School of Business

"As the Marketing Intern I am responsible for curating and scheduling content, contacting influencers and student leaders, writing articles and assisting on projects such as marketing plans for the different programs offered at Edwards."


Cassidy McMunn
HABS Operations Student
Federated Co-operatives Limited

"As the HABS Operations Student, I plan for and administer the training programs for the local co-ops. As well as training, there are many different projects that I am involved with across the HABS department."


Braden Morrison
Corporate Accounting Student
Co-operatives Limited

"I work alongside the corporate accounting team to ensure that monthly reporting is done accurately and on time and to increase stakeholders understanding of FCL's performance."


Ryan Usselman
Office Assistant
Faithfull Tirecraft Saskatoon

"I oversee all social media platforms as well as dealing with a marketing group. I am also developing an employee handbook full of SOP’s and workplace policies."


 Cloey Lamb
 Retail Audit Student
 Federated Co-operatives Limited

"I completed retail year ends for retail throughout Western Canada that allowed myself to learn how the company operates as well as audits. It developed my excel, software, and communication skills. I was also given a timesheet project that allowed me to re-design the template the audit department uses and to make data analytics."


Desirae Therres
Finance Specialist
Correctional Service Canada

"I was able to provide financial advice and services to decision makers by analyzing, auditing and processing financial transactions."


Reed Okrainetz
Human Resource Staffing Assistant
Correctional Service Canada

"As a part of the ELS team at CSC, I action many different staffing requests for people across the Prairie region. I also get to meet and interact with amazing people from all across Canada every single day."


 Megan Evans, MNP LLP
 Co-op CPA Articling     
 Accountant, Assurance and Accounting

"I have had the chance to work on audits, reviews, NTRs, various types of tax returns, bookkeeping activities, and more."


Carter McKay
Inventory Control Student

"I have had the amazing opportunity to be the only one that has ever performed an analysis of inventory at SaskPower. In April, I solved over $500,000 worth of material variances."


Set yourself apart from your peers with Co-operative Education. The co-op application is open from November 17, 2021 - January 12, 2022. Apply on CareerLink now.




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