Human Resource Management

An investment that works

By hiring a CO-OP student from the University of Ottawa, you invest in a winning combination! You get a motivated and enthusiastic employee while giving a student the chance to put his or her academic training to the test. The University of Ottawa is the place to recruit CO-OP students!

Only the top students are admitted to the program. Each one has achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 6 out of 10 (a B average). Students begin their first work term after two complete years of study giving them a strong academic background to help them succeed on the job. Students are available year-round.You may choose French-speaking, English-speaking or bilingual students. The sequence of work and study terms is shown below.

Skills that are in demand

The world of Human Resources is evolving constantly – in the public sector as well as in the private sector. By the time they are begin their first placement, CO-OP students in Human Resources have successfully completed courses in

  • Human resource management
  • Allocations
  • Administering compensation
  • Labour relations
  • International human resource management
  • Collective agreements
  • Business communications
  • Organizational change and development

 

At the same time, they develop their initiative, leadership and team spirit. This training means that interns are prepared to integrate your work environment quickly and to become productive members of your team in no time.

 

Work/Study sequences

Sequence 1 - by default, all students follow this sequence

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
1StudyStudy-
2StudyStudyWork 1
3StudyWork 2Study
4Work 3StudyWork 4
5Study--

Sequence 2 - available to students hired for 12-month terms with the same company

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
1StudyStudy-
2StudyStudyWork 1
3StudyWork 2Work 3
4Work 4Study-
5StudyStudy-
Examples of tasks at work
  • Administering compensation
  • Business communications
  • Collective agreements
  • Human resource management
  • International human resource management
  • Labour relations
  • Organizational change and development
  • Staffing allocations
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