Are you a current TDSB student interested in earning credits while gaining work experience?  Consider Summer School Cooperative Education.

Summer School Co-op provides you with the opportunity to:

  • explore a career
  • develop marketable skills
  • gain work experience and references
  • bridge the gap between school and work or school and post-secondary education
  • earn two credits

Sample placements:

Auto Mechanic, Business/Clerical, Computer Repair & Refurbishing, Data Entry, Fashion, Food Service, Graphic Arts, Hospitality & Tourism, Marketing, Office Administration, Optometrist, Photography,  Veterinary Assistant

 Note:  There are NO placements in hospitals or policing

 Who is Eligible?

The program is open to all current TDSB students 16 years of age and older.

TDSB students 16 years of age and older who have secured summer employment may use their summer job as a co-op placement.   Please note that the employer must agree to co-op placement.  A completed copy of the Paid Co-op Placement and Employer Information Form must accompany the application.

  • students must be willing to travel to placements within the City of Toronto  
  • students must be available to attend the full program from July 3 through August 10, 2018.



The Summer Co-op Application Package consists of the following documents:

□        A Cooperative Education Summer School Application form

□        Your Résumé

□        Paid Co-op Placement and Employer Information form Only for students who wish to apply to use their summer job as their placement for earning the Co-op credit

 Completed Application Packages must be emailed to by March 7, 2018.  You will need to include a copy of your credit counselling summary. You can ask your guidance counsellor for this document.

 Sorry, late applications cannot be considered.

Please note that this program is NOT coordinated through the day school. Students must apply directly to 


What Happens After I Submit My Application?

You will be notified by email whether or not you are being considered for the summer co-op program.

Students who are being considered will be contacted by the Experiential Learning Department, which will arrange an interview to determine final acceptance.

What Happens If I Do Not Complete My Pre-Placement Assignments?

Pre-placement classes are a mandatory part of the cooperative education program.  Pre-placement classes will be on Saturday, May 12 and Saturday, May 26, 2018.  Students who do not complete pre-placement assignments are not eligible to begin their placements.   Students who do not attend all of the pre-placement classes will be removed from the program.

 Summer Co-op Information 2018 (2)

Summer CoopApplication201718

Summer Co-op Paid Placement Employer Form 2018

Last Modified: March 1, 2018 Category: Student ServicesTags: , , , ,