The Industry Partner of the Year will be recognized with a plaque, gift and letter of appreciation.
ACE-WIL member institutions are encouraged to nominate ONE candidate with the approval of the industry partner involved. All nomination materials become the property of ACE-WIL to be used in promoting work-integrated learning.
Any ACE-WIL member in good standing may nominate an industry partner for this recognition. The nominated industry partners are reviewed and considered by the ACE-WIL Awards Committee based on their contributions within the past calendar year.
The ACE-WIL Awards Committee will use the criteria listed below to evaluate nominees. Nominees are scored initially on a scale of 50 and the value of each criterion is indicated in brackets. Subsequent review within the committee of the merits of top candidates (based on initial scores) helps to determine the overall winner.
One (1) PDF electronic document of all completed nomination materials must be RECEIVED by close of business (4:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time) on Friday, MARCH 13, 2020 via email c/o:
Sue Stanley, ACE-WIL Co-op Industry Partner of the Year Committee Chair (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nomination packages MUST be one (1) PDF electronic document of the following items presented in the order below:
Guidelines for the content and for material of the nomination items listed above are outlined in the Nomination Material Guidelines. We strongly advise all WIL practitioners to read and follow the guidelines presented. Only those nomination packages that meet the guidelines will be forwarded to the selection committee. Incomplete or improperly prepared nominations will be disqualified by the ACE-WIL Awards Committee.
The guidelines presented below are provided to assist in the preparation of the nomination package. Nominators are advised to adhere to the guidelines stipulated. Packages that do not meet the guidelines may be removed from consideration for the award by ACE-WIL.
Please submit one (1) typewritten statement supporting your industry partner nominee and that addresses your students’ and your own outstanding experience with this employer. Provided below is the scoring criteria for the awards, and a sample letter of support to help guide you. Please consider using student testimonials. Submit the letter of support on institution letterhead (2 pages maximum, 1 inch margins, 10 pt font minimum). Where possible, please be specific with your examples. Include your signature at the bottom of the statement.
Please consider the following questions:
Please describe any additional intangible qualities of this employer, if any.
We wish all nominees the best in their consideration for the ACE-WIL Co-op Industry Partner of the Year Award. Any questions regarding the nomination requirements may be directed to the ACE-WIL Awards Committee Chair, Sue Stanley, at email@example.com
The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipient of the Industry Partner of the Year Award for 2018: DND-CFB Esquimalt.
The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipient of the Industry Partner of the Year Award for 2017 (50+ employees): BCI, Victoria.
The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipient of the Industry Partner of the Year Award for 2017 (less than 50 employees): Rovalution Automotive, Vancouver.
The Association for Co-operative Education BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipient of the Industry Partner of the Year Award for 2016: Parks Canada
The Association for Co-operative Education BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipient of the Industry Partner of the Year Award for 2015: Carmanah Technologies Corporation