MANDATE: The international Committee functions as a working committee to coordinate international CAFCE initiatives that support the mobility of Co-operative Education students abroad and in the U.S. To this end, the following initiatives are under way:
- Developing partnerships with various service providers to obtain preferred rates for students from CAFCE member organizations going on international work terms. A partnership with Cultural Vistas was developed in 2012, and one with an insurance provider is currently being explored.
- Developing resources to support international students in Co-operative Education: understanding the Canadian workplace; preparing for the Canadian workplace, and resources available on Canadian campuses to assist international students.
- Developing website content to support student mobility and international students
- Developing a proposal for a mobility scholarship for students going on international work terms
International Co-op Committee
International Co-op Committee:
Chair: Shabnam (Shay) Surjitsingh Ivković, University of Waterloo
Board Rep: Ross Johnston, University of Waterloo
CAFCE Members interested in learning more, or joining, the International Committee are advised to contact .