Co-op Education Awards

Co-op Student Awards

Co-operative Education Student Achievement Award
Awarded to an outstanding co-op student who has made contributions to co-op education and has demonstrated the following criteria: the candidate has been an ambassador for co-op education and has made significant contributions to co-op; demonstrated leadership to other co-op students and has taken on additional initiatives within his/her community (StFX, workplace, and local communities); and displayed exceptional personal and professional attitude throughout the co-op program, in his/her academics, and community.

Employer’s Choice Award for Excellence in Co-operative Education
This award is given to a student with the best nomination submitted by a direct reporting supervisor from a co-op employer. Students nominated for this award must demonstrate exceptional work ethic, leadership, personal accountability, integrity, and professionalism on the job. The student must have received excellent employer evaluations and has gone above and beyond the required duties of the position should be nominated for their performance.


Co-op Employer Awards

Student’s Choice: Outstanding Co-op Supervisor Award
This award is designed to allow co-op students an opportunity to recognize a supervisor who was an exceptional mentor and went above and beyond normal expectations to ensure that the student had a quality co-op work term. This award is given based on several different criteria: the quality of the work experience, the degree to which the supervisor acted as a mentor; the supervisor’s commitment to enhancing the student's knowledge and development through professional development or other training opportunities; and empowers co-op student(s) to grow professionally as a result of the work experience

Co-op Education Employer Engagement Award
Recognizes companies who have provided exceptional Co-op work term experiences to our co-op students within the Co-op academic year. Nomination Criteria:  (Nominated by the StFX Co-op Program)
•    The company has provided work terms that add to students’ learning experience on the job and back in class
•    The company has overall provided high-caliber and relevant work term experience that exceeds students’ initial expectations
•    The company has shown continued commitment to supporting Co-op programs and Co-op students – a true partner of Co-op through professional development, mentorship opportunities, and etc. 


Nomination Process and Deadlines

Complete the online nomination form by clicking on the award's title. Deadline to nominate is April 1. 

Past Award Recipients