How to Recruit a Co-op student

How to Apply for a Co-op Student Placement

Career360° is your online recruitment management system, making recruiting SMU students effortless.  Here you can post jobs, view resumes and cover letters of job applicants, offer candidates a position and book on-campus recruitment events. Should you have any questions throughout the registering process, please contact or phone 902.420.5641. 

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 Career360 Employer Guide

Our Students come from diverse fields. Click here to see the Degree Programs Co-op is offered in. 

  • We will assist in contacting the students whom you wish to interview. Interviews can be scheduled at your location or arrangements can be made to provide you with space to interview the students at the university.
  • Please see our Brochure (pdf) for a review of the benefits of hiring a student.
  • Opportunities for funding may be available for your profit or non-profit organization. You can find out more information by viewing Potential Funding Opportunities [PDF].

Co-op Work Terms and Deadlines

Students are available year round as there are three work terms per year: fall, winter and summer.

Fall (September to December) - Postings due mid June*
Winter (January to April) - Postings due mid October*
Summer (May to August) - Postings due mid February*


*These are preferred submission dates only. The earlier employers submit job postings the greater selection of candidates. Job postings will be accepted past these dates if there is student availability.

SMU Co-operative Education Department
4th Floor (across from elevators)
Mailing address:
Student Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 3C3