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The Voice of Post-Secondary Co-operative Education in Ontario

Education at Work Ontario (EWO) strives to promote and foster co-operative education of the highest quality, while ensuring an integral partnership between students, employers and post-secondary co-operative educational institutions in Ontario.

Education at Work Ontario has a membership of over 180 co-op educators, working with more than 40,000 co-op students, at 37 colleges and universities.

It is critical for post-secondary students to gain as much hands-on experience as possible before beginning a career, that's why our focus is for students to learn about the job, earn while completing a co-op work term while temporarily integrating themselves into the work force.

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The Government of Canada is rolling out a $73-million investment in the Student Work-Integrated Learning Program to create 10,000 paid student work placements over the next four years