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O'Neill Collegiate and Vocational Institute
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Co-operative Education

 How the Co-op Program Benefits You

  • ​Opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to a real-life situation
  • Gain experience and skills to help you make more informed decisions about your future.
  • Gain high school credits outside of the classroom.
  • Co-op supervisors can provide exceptional job references and help you get the job you want.
  • Promotes student awareness of job opportunities in industry/business

 How does Co-op Work?


Students attend their training station every morning or afternoon during one semester.  (minimum of 3 hours per day)  Co-op may be applied towards compulsory credits



Students attend their training station for the full day during one semester (minimum of 6 hours per day)​


 Placement Opportunities

Central Placements

Lakeridge Health
​McLaughlin Art Gallery
Grandview Children's Centre
​Ontario Shores
Durham Regional Police​
Trades​ ​
​Electrical ​Cabinet Making
(technician and body repair)
​General Construction
​Food Preparation Hairstyling Salon & Spas        
Elementary Schools​ ​
​Classroom ​Music
​Art ​Physical Education
Social Work
​Denise House
​Refuge Youth Outreach Centre
​John Howard
Health Field
​Natural Health Food Store ​Physiotherapy
​Optometry ​Dentist
​Veterinary Clinic ​Long term Care
​Pharmacy ​Fitness Centre
​Other Placements
​Oshawa Courts ​Social Media - Communications
​Interior Design
​Photo Studio
​Travel Agent ​Dog Grooming
​Sewing - Retail ​Daycare
​Long & McQuade
​Nova's Art

 Students at Work!