Friday, October 23, 2009

Seneca College Technical Communication Co-op Graduate Certificate Program

What is co-operative education?

Co-operative education works as a three-way educational partnership with Seneca, you and the student. The Seneca College Technical Communication Co-op Graduate Certificate Program's goals are:
  • to provide skilled, enthusiastic and productive employees to meet your specific needs

  • to give our students maximum opportunity to apply classroom studies in meaningful work placements
Employers can also benefit from participating by applying for the Ontario Co-operative Education Tax Credit (up to $3,000.00).

What makes these students great candidates for your company?
  • Top calibre, effective writing and communication skills

  • The ability to understand and explain how things work

  • An affinity for technology

  • The skills needed to make a valuable contribution to your organization

  • Academic credentials in sciences, technology, humanities and the arts
What do these students learn?
  • Students further develop professional writing skills

  • To design user-friendly information and documentation for every industry from software development, banking and engineering to telecommunications and health

  • To produce reference manuals, templates, on line help files, web pages, instructional and procedural documents as well as marketing materials

  • Skills on the latest industry technology (Adobe FrameMaker, HTML, Visual Basic)
Who has hired Seneca's co-op students?
  • Canadian Standards Association

  • CIBC

  • IBM

  • Longview

  • Quest Software

  • Research in Motion

  • Royal Bank

  • Siemens Milltronics

  • TSX

Who can I contact to find out more?
Yvonne Gilbert
416.491.5050, ext. 3764