Employer's Choice Award

Recognizing outstanding personal achievement in Co-operative Education
Employer's Choice for X-cellence in Co-operative Education Award
This award is given to a co-op student with the best nomination package 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, and must have received excellent employer evaluations. Students who go above and beyond the required duties of the position should be nominated for their performance.
Student nominations will be judged on the completed application form, along with the required attachments by an ad hoc selection committee. Complete packages should be emailed to Jane MacDonald, Manager, Co-op Education Program, jsmacdon@stfx.ca before April 1 (midnight). 
This award will be bestowed to the student during the Spring Convocation ceremony and has a $300 monetary award for the recipient.
Employers can submit their application after the student completes the work term or before April 1.
Documentation to include in the nomination:
  1. Letter of Reference from the Supervisor outlining how the student met the above qualities.
  2. Copy of the job description

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must have successfully completed all Co-op program requirements (PDS, Work terms, and COOP 405)
  • Must be in graduating year

Previous Award Recipients

2016 Emma Brennan, BBA COOP
2015 Spencer Orcutt, BBA COOP
2014 Carla Sutton, BBA COOP
2013 Ivan MacLean, BIS COOP
2012 Jenna Burge, BIS COOP
2011 Timothy Raizenne, BIS COOP
2010 Lindsey Walker, BBA COOP
2009 Emily Song, BBA COOP