The Student Advisor’s role is to ensure maximum success of the student and the employer supervisor on their work term, and to be the primary point of contact for both the student and the employer supervisor during the work term. The Student Advisor ensures that all relevant information is exchanged with the Account Manager for that employer on all student/employer matters that relate to the work term.
Support, as primary contact, co-op students during work term and subsequent academic term for process inquiries, and ensure information exchange within Co-operative Education
As defined by the account plan, agreed by the Account Manager, build relationships with employer supervisors and ensure the workplace is suitable for co-op credit and the overall learning experience
Ensure adherence of creditable work term jobs to program/faculty specific requirements (e.g. admission levels, work relevance criteria, job type/sequence requirements), and approve co-op job postings for students that arranged their own jobs
Support implementation of university-wide, faculty, or Co-op student development initiatives (e.g. UDLES, co-op fundamentals, WatPD)