The role of the program supervisor is critical to the success of any student Co-op – these tips will help you maximize the value of your Co-op placement.
We hope you will help the Co-op students you supervise to acquire relevant knowledge and skills on the job – work terms are an integral part of their education.
It is also important that your organization receive good business value.
The following suggestions will help you make the most of your participation in a Co-operative Education program and ensure the work term is a productive one for you and the student.
Performance evaluations are instrumental in helping students understand their strengths and areas for improvement. It is critical to give students regular feedback on the job, in addition to completing a written performance evaluation at the end of the work term.