News & Updates from EWO

Read the most recent news & updates on EWO Student Co-op activities right here!

Student Work-Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) Government Funding

Nov 22nd, 2017

The Government of Canada is rolling out a $73-million investment in the Student Work-Integrated Learning Program to create 10,000 paid student work placements over the next four years

New federal student co-op program aims to help 'bridge the gap' from school to work

Aug 29th, 2017

BC Government News - Students and Employers Both Benefit from Co-op Education Opportunities

Apr 12th, 2017

U.S. News - Canadian Co-op Programs Blend Classroom, Work Experience

Apr 12th, 2017

2016 EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award

Mar 14th, 2017

The EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award recognizes Ontario Co-op students who have showcased exceptional job accomplishment, extra-curricular involvement, academic achievement and a strong contribution to Co-operative Education.

We are pleased to announce the winners along with two honourable mentions for the College and University Awards for 2016.

View 2016 Winners and Honourable Mentions

Join HEQCO's Research Team

Feb 18th, 2017

HEQCO has posted two exciting new career opportunities. View postings ...

EduData: Students’ Perspectives on Work-Integrated Learning – It'sNotAcademic

Jan 29th, 2017

Almost half of Ontario’s postsecondary students take part in a co-op, internship, field placement or some other form of work-integrated learning (WIL) by the time they graduate. HEQCO’s research focus is on the quality of students’ WIL experiences. Read more ...

Brock first Canadian university to have Experiential Education definitions adopted by its Senate

Jan 20th, 2017

The path from academic study and experiential education to graduation and starting a career is more clearly defined, now that Brock has become Canada’s first university to have its Senate adopt a set of definitions for the experiential education that students receive. Read more ...

Protecting Interns & Creating a Learning Economy Act

Oct 19th, 2016

EWO Government Relations Co-Chairs, Kirk Patterson and Elaine Fenner presented to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly regarding Bill 64 - Protecting Interns & Creating a Learning Economy Act.

WIL Workshop Presentation

Sep 20th, 2016

EWO is pleased to provide the PowerPoint presentation from our PD day in June on the WIL Guide as facilitated by Gretchen Kerr and Ashley Stirling from the University of Toronto. We hope this will come in handy with any presentations you may be doing on Work Integrated Learning.
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A Partner with HEQCO

Jun 13th, 2016

EWO is proud to partner with the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) to launch of the WIL Guide. We are now hosting this guide on our website.

2016 AGM/PD--June 13, 2016

Mar 23rd, 2016

2016 AGM/PD--June 13, 2016 We are excited to invite you to Education at Work Ontario's 2016 AGM/PD.

2016 Cafce National Co-op Week

Mar 14th, 2016

2016 Cafce National Co-op Week is going to start this week! March 14th to 18th. Join Cafce National Co-op Week on social media!

The Canada Summer Jobs Program

Mar 4th, 2016

The Federal Government has doubled the funding and extended the deadline to March 11th, 2016 Canada Summer Jobs Funding (Federal)

Happy Holidays

Dec 23rd, 2015

Your EWO Executive wishes you and your family peace, health and happiness for this holiday season and the upcoming year!

CACEE Ontario Regional Conference 2015

Dec 8th, 2015

The 2015 Ontario Regional Conference will take place on Tuesday, December 8th at The Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University and will be attended by over 120 employers, career services professionals and co-op educators.

Announcing the 2015 CACEE National Conference

Mar 25th, 2015

This year, EWO is partnering with CACEE for its 2015 National Conference taking place at The Westin Ottawa in Ottawa, June 7 - 10.

Announcing the winners of the EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award 2014

Mar 16th, 2015

We are pleased to announce the winners of the EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award 2014

Website Redesign

Mar 9th, 2015

Please be advised that our website will be under construction on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Weekly Blogs!

Feb 13th, 2015

New blog articles have been posted for Employers & Students! Check them out today and make sure to SHARE with others!

New Posts

Feb 9th, 2015

We have posted new blogs for both Students and Employers, check them out today!

Social Media Update

Feb 6th, 2015

Our EWO Twitter handle has officially changed to @EWOcoop - please connect with us via our new handle and check out some of our newest posts from 2015!

New Additions to Our Website

Feb 2nd, 2015

WO is now offering interesting and informative blogs for students and employers.

EWO Blogs

Feb 2nd, 2015

We are excited to announce the launch of our blog pages!

Co-op Student of the Year

Jan 21st, 2015

All post-secondary institutions be advised that all Co-op Student of the Year nomination packages are due by February 28th, 2015 at 4 PM. Please check the awards link for nomination and submission information.

CACEE 2014 Year End PD Conference

Dec 2nd, 2014

CACEE 2014 Year End PD Conference

Member Job Postings

Aug 25th, 2014

Please visit the new member job posting page. All member co-op job postings will now be listed here.

CAFCE 2014 Conference

Jun 22nd, 2014

Join co-op practitioners, decision makers and employers from across Canada for stimulating discussions and professional development at an affordable location with spectacular views.

Co-op Student of the Year 2013 Nominations

Jan 28th, 2014

EWO is looking to award one University co-op student and one College co-op student, who have showcased exceptional job achievement, a strong contribution to Co-operative Education, academic achievement and involvement in extra-curricular activities

EWO May 2013 Preliminary Agenda

May 27th, 2013

Single Day Rates EWO May 2013

May 27th, 2013

New Single Day Registration option available

2013 AGM & Professional Dev.

May 27th, 2013

This year the EWO AGM and Changing Landscape event will take place at Fern Resort, which is beautifully situated on Lake Couchiching, in Orillia.

Sunday Accommodation EWO AGM?

May 26th, 2013

Extra Sunday Night Accommodation

Co-op Students of the Year 2012

Mar 20th, 2013

The EWO 2012 Co-op Student of the Year Awards Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the College and University Awards.

COSYA 2012

Jan 22nd, 2013

It is time again to begin our process of soliciting nominations for our eighthannual EWO Co-op Student of the Year Awards, for 2012. Completed nominations must be received by Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013, (which is the same deadline date as CAFCE for the national awards).

Career Achievement Awards 2013

Jan 4th, 2013

IT IS TIME! EWO Career Achievement Award Nominations 2013

CAFCE 2012

Jul 29th, 2012

The CAFCE Conference Planning Committee are looking forward to welcoming you to the 2012 CAFCE Conference, held in stunning Whistler Village from July 29 – August 1, 2012!


May 30th, 2012

Education at Work Ontario (EWO) is excited to present the agenda for the 2012 EWO AGM/PD Event on May 30th, 2012 at Alumni Hall, Georgain College.

Co-op Student of the Year 2011

Mar 23rd, 2012

EWO Co-op Students of the Year 2011

Heidi Thiessen Memorial Award

Jan 31st, 2012

The Southwestern Ontario Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) created this award to keep the memory of Heidi and her legacy alive