Co-op – Your Way: Outline

Design your own coop experience 

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Outline for the sessions



  • Career journey
  • 4 pathways after high school (apprenticeship, college, university & workplace)
  • Mindset, strengths & passion
  • Homework (life events, self-assessment & career test)


  • Determine 2-3 career roles to explore
  • What does networking mean to you?
  • Prepare for chats with an industry professional
  • Homework (prepare for coffee chats, set-up your LinkedIn profile & research career options)



  • Discuss findings from the coffee chats
  • Discuss plans for further education & funding
  • What do employers want?
  • How will you define & measure your own success?
  • Homework (develop your plan)

Other topics include: 

  • Develop your resume & cover letter by thinking like a hiring manager
  • Prepare for interviews
  • Prepare for your first 90 days
  • SIWIKE (Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier)

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