Here's what employers have to say about Langara co-op students.
Kelly Lohn Partner, Lohn Caulder LLP

"Our firm has hired Langara co-op students since the early 90’s. Many have stayed on with us. We are proud that they are part of our firm’s management. Langara is our first choice because of the practical skills and ‘can do’ attitude that Langara students demonstrate."

Dan Esplen Group Leader, Windows Call Management Inventure Solutions Inc., Vancity

“I applied for the Co-op program at Langara because I wanted to gain experience in the work force. This helped me decide on future career opportunities ... I now hire co-op students at Vancity, and give them the opportunity that I was given. “

Tannia Ellingham Leader, IT Service Desk, PMC-Sierra Inc

“From an employer’s prospective, the eagerness of our hardworking co-ops coupled with their solid technical skills and training have made them valuable members of our IT Team.”

Danny Gilmore Vice President, Applications Development, Safeway Inc.

“Our final [co-op hiring] decision is based on who will potentially be a strong dynamic leader five to ten years from now.”

Bruce Hurst CFP Partner, Reid Hurst Nagy CGAs

“The program has proven to be invaluable to us during our busy period.”

Elizabeth Iachelli Executive Director, Italian Chamber of Commerce

“Our Langara students have allowed us to grow and take on projects with every confidence in their ability to deliver.”

Kim Kavanagh Human Resource Advisor & Workplace Diversity, RBC Royal Bank

“Students are an important part of RBC’s overall recruitment strategy... we have retained 77% of our co-op students in either a part-time or full-time role.”