Welcome Employers

What is an Internship?

The DAN Management Internship Program is Western's cooperative education opportunity for undergraduate DAN Management & Organizational Studies students. It allows qualified students to work in full-time, paid, career-related placements for an extended period, at a senior point in their studies.  Under the DAN Management Internship Program, students work for a period of 8 to 16 months before returning to complete the final year of a 4 year undergraduate Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies degree. 

Employers may create internship opportunities for students in Accounting, Commercial Aviation Management, Consumer Behavior, Finance, Human Resources Management, and Management & Legal Studies

Benefits to Hiring a DAN Management Intern:

  • Gain access to high-quality students
  • Bring added enthusiasm and drive to your organization 
  • Leverage the extended work term to save on recruitment training and costs
  • Evaluate student potential as a full-time hire!
  • Have a student ambassador to promote your organization to future interns

Contact us to learn more about how a DAN Management intern can add to your team!

Tax Credits and Funding

Co-operative Education Tax Credit

These are intended as guidelines only and are not intended to replace the current tax legislation.

  • The Co-operative Education Tax Credit (CETC) is a refundable tax credit available to eligible businesses that employ post-secondary students enrolled in qualifying co-operative education programs at eligible educational institutions.
  • In Ontario, the Co-operative Education Tax Credit allows you to deduct 25% - 30% of salaries, wages, and benefits to a maximum of $3,000 for each qualifying work term (4 months).

An eligible employer includes all corporations or unincorporated businesses with permanent establishments in Ontario subject to Ontario corporate income tax or Ontario personal income tax.  Members of a partnership may share the CETC for each qualifying work placement.  Limited partners are not entitled to this credit; however, the general partners of a limited partnership are entitled to share the credit.

Federal Student Work Placement Program (SWPP)

Through the federal Student Work Placement Program (SWPP), organizations within Canada that offer full-time employment opportunities between 12-16 weeks for full-time Canadian post-secondary students can receive up to 75% in wage subsidies!

Please see our SWPP information page for more details and how to apply.