Co-op Employer of the Year Award

Award Information

Students, along with faculty & staff, are invited to nominate an employer who created a successful experiential learning opportunity for University of Guelph Co-op students during any work term in 2024. 

Two "Co-op Employers of the Year" will be selected. The employer with the highest overall score will be awarded the National Co-op Employer of the Year Award. The Guelph based employer with the highest score of all Guelph based employers nominated, will be awarded the Guelph Co-op Employer of the Year Award. If a Guelph based employer acheives the highest overall score, they will be recognized as both the National & Guelph Co-op Employer of the Year. 

This award includes a recognition piece, and permanent name placement on the awards plaque.

If you are interested in nominating an employer, you can do so right now! The nomination form, guidelines and sample letters can be found below.

2023 Nomination Deadline Dates:

Winter Work Term - April 26, 2024

Summer Work Term - August 30, 2024

Fall Work Term - November 8, 2024

Nomination Forms

Co-op Employer of the Year Nomination Package