NS Co-op Education Incentive

09/04/18 - In Nova Scotia and interested in hiring a Co-op Student this Fall? Applications are now open to secure funding for this Fall via novascotia.ca.

The Co-op Education Incentive (CO-OP) provides wage assistance to private sector, government-funded and non-profit organizations offering career-related work experiences for university and community college co-operative students.

Employers pay students a minimum of $15.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay. CO-OP will reimburse $7.50 per hour to a maximum of 40 hours per week. Employers participating in IRAP and SR&ED are eligible for an “R&D Incentive” and may receive up to $10.00 per hour.

For more information on the program and the application process please go here.