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Are Co-ops for students paid?

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    Lakehead University

    Lakehead University

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    Cooperative education or co-op is a great way for you to learn industry experience and network co-ops are always paid and you can get anywhere between 14 to thirty dollars an hour.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    Co-op students are paid competitive salaries based on the current job market and the specific industry, the average salary of a co-op student is around21 dollars per hour.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    Co-ops are typically work placements for which international students also gain credits towards their degree. Universities that participate in the co-op programs usually expect students to complete two to three semesters of paid practical experience

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    University of Winnipeg

    University of Winnipeg

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    Co-op placements depend on the company and the program that a student has chosen, but yes, co-op placements are typically paid. Besides the fact that they're a paid work employment, which is a great perk for students. The other benefit is that you are gaining experience related to your studies, which can be very, very helpful when you're applying for jobs after graduation.

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    University of Ottawa

    University of Ottawa

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    As such half our largest co-op programs in Canada, at UOttawa. Most of our co-op options are paid. In general, we have 97 percent of our co-op placement rate and our students can earn between thirty five thousand dollars to forty five thousand dollars during their studies. For more opportunities, check our website.

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