Employer Recognition Awards

 

“Damian is an incredible mentor who creates meaning in our work by engaging students to find out what they are interested in so he can tailor their co-op experience to meet their aspirations. ”

- 2019 Award Recipient, Damian Duffy (Office of Pediatric Surgical Evaluation and Innovation). Damion was nominated by his five co-op students.

The Co-op Employer Recognition Awards, established in 2017, is held annually to celebrate exceptional employers who have supported the Science Co-op Program and its students through work integrated learning opportunities. We would like to acknowledge the many companies and supervisors for going above and beyond in providing valuable work term experiences as well as professional growth opportunities.

 

The Award will be given out annually in two categories:

  1. Company Recognition
  2. Supervisor Recognition

Potential nominees must be Co-op employers whereby a full-time UBC Science Co-op student worked for during the academic cycle (eg. Winter 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020)

 

Information and Criteria

Categories

Category A: Company Recognition (Nomination from UBC Science Co-op Program) The nomination criteria will be based upon:

  • Quality of work experience
  • Support of the Co-op Program
  • Contribution to Co-op Activities
  • Participation to Co-op Professional Development Experience
  • Mentorship

Category B: Supervisor Recognition (Nomination by YOU! Science Co-op Students) The nomination criteria will be based upon:

  • Providing a meaningful and quality work experience for the student
  • Providing exceptional mentorship
  • Inclusion of the student within the team
  • Support of the student’s professional development goals for the work term and exploration of new career growth areas
  • Providing opportunities for the student to make new connections
  • Demonstration of excellent managerial and leadership skills
  • Actively goes “above and beyond” initial expectations
Details and Eligibility

Potential nominees must be Co-op employers whereby a full-time UBC Science Co-op student worked for during the academic cycle (eg. Winter 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020)

Frequency of Awards: Once a year and winners will be announced in December.

How to Nominate

All current Co-op students are invited to submit a nomination for the Supervisor Recognition category by logging into SCOPE:
(Go to Dashboard/Submit a Form/Co-op Supervisor Recognition Award) Nomination Process It’s as simple as 1-2-3!

  • Testimonial: Tell us in 2-3 sentences what makes your supervisor AWESOME! Disclaimer: The Science Co-op Program reserves the right to publish this testimonial and your name for marketing purposes.
  • Supporting Facts: Include additional information (bullet points or a paragraph are fine) based on the nomination criteria.
  • incomplete supervisor nominations from students will not be considered
  • students with two supervisors are permitted to nominate both supervisors

This is a great opportunity and a tangible way to say "THANK YOU" to your supervisor. We look forward to receiving your nomination! Questions? Contact us at info@sciencecoop.ubc.ca

Deadlines
  • Submission deadline is November 2, 2020
  • Award winners will be announced in December 2020

For a list of past winners, please click here.