Employer of the Year Award


To recognize an employer who has made a significant contribution to Confederation College.

Award recipients

City of Thunder Bay (2008/2009)


Ontario Provincial Police (2007/08):

Photo - OPP - Employer of the Year

St. Joseph's Care Group (2006/2007):

Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre (2005/2006):

Superior North Emergency Medical Services (2004/05)

William W. Creighton Youth Services (2004/05)

Bowater Canadian Forest Products (2002/03)

Command Post TOYBOX (2001/02)


  1. Employment of Confederation College graduates

  2. Provision of field/co-op/internship placements for our students

  3. Participation on Advisory Committees

  4. Time and/or financial contribution to the college. This may include supporting program development, program support through the donation of materials/equipment, participation in the college fundraising campaigns etc.

Nomination Process:

A nomination form is distributed to the college community. Completed nomination forms will clearly identify and support the reason for the nomination. Nomination forms are submitted to the Career Development Centre.


An Employer of the Year Award Selection Committee, with cross-college representation from student, faculty, support and administration review and select a successful employer from those nominations submitted.

Award Presentation:

The Employer of the Year Award is presented at the Convocation Ceremonies.