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EWO Webinar (recording) - WIL during COVID19 - the student perspective

Jun 12th, 2020

A recording of today's webinar is now available.

2019 EWO Co-op and WIL Student of the Year Awards

Mar 31st, 2020

Announcing the winners for the College and University Awards for 2019.

ECO Canada gains additional SWPP funding for co-op placements for Winter 2020

Dec 6th, 2019

ECO Canada has been awarded an elevated level of coop funding from Employment Social Development Canada (ESDC) to extend coop funding to all STEAM (Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) and Business programs for the Winter 2020 term.

2019 Co-op/WIL Awards - nomination packages and forms now available

Dec 2nd, 2019

The 2019 Co-op/WIL Awards nomination package guidelines and forms are now available from the "Awards" menu item.

2018 EWO Co-op and WIL Student of the Year Awards

Mar 18th, 2019

Announcing the winners for the College and University Awards for 2018.

2017 EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award

Mar 19th, 2018

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 three honourable mentions for the College and University Awards for 2017.

View 2017 Winners and Honourable Mentions

Canada Summer Jobs Program

Jan 9th, 2018

The Canada Summer Jobs program is a Canadian government grant that offers support for employers providing supervised career-related work experience for young employees...

Extended Deadline for Career Achievement Award Nominations

Oct 19th, 2016

We have extended nominations for the EWO's Career Achievement Award until October 31, 2016. This an opportunity to celebrate co-op colleagues who have gone above and beyond. Nominate a deserving staff member. More information ...

The question that brought Ontario free post-secondary tuition

Mar 11th, 2016

It’s the minister of finance who rises on the floor of the legislature every year at 4 p.m. on budget day to read the government’s fiscal plan for the upcoming year. But, of course, it ultimately takes a cast of thousands to write the budget. What starts as the germ of an idea needs to be studied by the civil service, analyzed and commented on by affected stakeholders, polled to see what the public thinks of the idea, and gone over with a fine-tooth comb by the premier and her staff to ensure it

The Importance of Two-way Communication

Apr 10th, 2015

Make sure you can approach your employees and that your employees can approach you. It's important that you function as a team and not as individual units!

Appreciating and Acknowledging Your Staff

Mar 26th, 2015

Do you have hard working co-op students? Consider recognizing your co-op student for internal employee rewards or awards.

Co-op Student of the Year Awards 2014

Mar 23rd, 2015

EWO recognizes post-secondary students, Skye Wattie and Ali Zaheer, for being exceptional co-operative education ambassadors. Both students have been awarded EWO's Co-op Students of the Year for 2015.

National Co-op Week in Canada

Mar 9th, 2015

National Co-op Week in Canada takes place March 16 - 20, celebrating co-operative education, student achievements and work integrated learning.

Questions You Should Ask

Feb 24th, 2015

A few questions you should consider asking co-op student candidates during the interview process in order to gain well rounded, truthful answers from the students perspective.

Are You Ready?

Feb 12th, 2015

Are you ready to take on a co-op student? Make sure you have considered your needs as the employer but also the needs of the co-op student. This blog will help you prepare for your temporary employee and explain the students' expectations.

Becoming a Valuable Mentor

Feb 9th, 2015

Do you have what it takes to be a great mentor? Take a look at some of the skills it takes to effectively mentor others in personal and professional settings.

What's in it for you?! Reasons you should hire a Co-op Student

Jan 30th, 2015

A few quick reasons why employers should consider hiring co-op students and the benefits these temporary employees bring to the work place.

EWO Webinar (recording) - WIL during COVID19 - the student perspective

Posted Jun 12th, 2020 in Member Updates, For Students, For Employers

A recording of today's webinar is now available.

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U of T (Scarborough) - Account Development Coordinator

Posted May 25th, 2020 in Careers

Department: UTSC: Arts & Science Co-op Programs
Campus: Scarborough
Posting closing date: June 8, 2020, 11:59:00 PM

Job posting:

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2019 EWO Co-op and WIL Student of the Year Awards

Posted Mar 31st, 2020 in Member Updates, For Students, For Employers, Notice Board

Announcing the winners for the College and University Awards for 2019.

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University of Guelph - Experiential Learning Partnership Developer

Posted Jan 31st, 2020 in Careers

Department: Experiential Learning
Posting closing date: February 5, 2020

For job posting and application instructions see:

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University of Guelph - Co-op Coordinator

Posted Dec 10th, 2019 in Careers

Department: Experiential Learning
Posting closing date: December 16, 2019

For job posting and application instructions see:

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ECO Canada gains additional SWPP funding for co-op placements for Winter 2020

Posted Dec 6th, 2019 in Member Updates, For Students, For Employers, Notice Board

ECO Canada has been awarded an elevated level of coop funding from Employment Social Development Canada (ESDC) to extend coop funding to all STEAM (Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) and Business programs for the Winter 2020 term.

Read more

U of T (Scarborough) - Business Development Coordinator

Posted Dec 5th, 2019 in Careers

Department: UTSC: Arts & Science Co-op Programs
Campus: Scarborough
Posting closing date: December 12, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Job posting:

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2019 Co-op/WIL Awards - nomination packages and forms now available

Posted Dec 2nd, 2019 in Member Updates, For Students, For Employers, Notice Board

The 2019 Co-op/WIL Awards nomination package guidelines and forms are now available from the "Awards" menu item.

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Celebrate Student Achivement

Posted Nov 25th, 2019 in Member Updates, Notice Board

Coming very soon... 2019 Co-op/WIL Awards Nomination package guidelines. For details of past winners see the Awards section.

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U of T (Scarborough) - Internship Program Assistant

Posted Oct 10th, 2019 in Careers

Department: UTSC: Arts & Science Co-op Programs
Campus: Scarborough
Posting closing date: October 21, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Job posting:

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