Unionville High School

Co-op Office Rm. 215

201 Town Centre Blvd

Markham, ON

L3R 8G5

Canada

Jennifer Minos

Community Based Education

jennifer.minos@yrdsb.ca

905-479-ARTS x 220

UNIONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

Co-operative Education Department- Try on a career!

Co-op is educational programming that integrates classroom theory with practical experience

in the workplace. Programming is based on a partnership between the school and a business

or community organization. Co-op involves the participation of students, teachers and the

workplace (placement supervisors). It is a credit-earning program!

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? 

Co-op provides you with an opportunity to: 

  • develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes through hands-on experience

  • explore a career in order to make informed educational and career decisions

  • develop maturity and self-confidence 

  • strengthen employability skills

  • gain valuable work experience 

  • develop networking opportunities 

  • earn credits towards your OSSD

  • complete the program requirements of the Specialist High Skills Major

  • participate in specialized programs such as OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program) and ICE (Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship) events

  • "step-up" for entry into post-secondary institutions

SOME RELATED CAREER PLACEMENTS.....

  • Accounting

  • Pharmacy

  • Medical Office

  • Law

  • Veterinarians (Vet clinics and animal hospital)

  • Architecture 

  • Engineering

  • Visual Art

  • Graphic Design

  • Culinary / Baking

  • Chiropractic care

  • Physiotherapy

  • Computer Programming

  • Construction

  • Carpentry and woodworking

  • Dentistry

  • Aesthetics (Make-up, hair, nails)

  • Working with Children

  • Teaching

  • Marketing

  • Event Planning

  • Fashion and Retail

  • Fitness

  • Geriatrics

  • Hospitality

  • Human Resources

  • IT

  • Insurance

  • Music

  • Optometry

  • Dermatology

  • Real Estate

  • Research

  • Theatre

  • Urban Planning

Centralized Placements Include: Markham Stouffville Hospital

                                                        Mackenzie Health Hospital

                                                        Canadian Armed Forces

                                                        Sheraton Parkway Hotel

                                                        North York General Hospital

                                                        York Regional Police

                                                        The Scarborough and Rouge Hospital

                                                        YRDSB IT Services

                                                        YSpace 

 

APPLY TO CO-OP

Enhance your future!

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Applications will be submitted once course selection has been completed through My Pathway Planner 

 
 

APPLY TO SHSM

Sectors offered: Arts and Culture 

                              Business

   NEW   Health and Wellness

                                       

“The best way to predict the future is to create it” 

-Abraham Lincoln

 

 

 

Markham Stouffville Hospital

Hospital Placements- Applications due in January and May