Co-op News

Co-op employers on the job

Co-op News

Learn about the exciting accomplishments of Mohawk College’s Co-operative Education students, partners, and staff.

brittany gaudet

2021 CEWIL and EWO College Co-op Student of the Year Award Winner

Mechanical Engineering

Brittany Gaudet, a Mechanical Engineering Technology student, was recently named the Co-op Student of the Year by Experiential & Work-Integrated Learning Ontario (EWO) and was honoured nationally with The Student of the Year Award, College Co-op, by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL).


Giovanni Cisternino - Childhood of Tinkering

A Childhood of Tinkering prepares grad for the trades

Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Automation

Giovanni Cisternino ’04, a graduate of the Manufacturing Engineering Technician – Automation (Industrial Mechanic Millwright) program took his passion and found his purpose as a teacher in the manufacturing engineering field.



Holly Brown - Building Connections

Building Connections 

Architectural Technology

Graduate Holly Brown '15 Architectural Technology is putting her education to work as a building inspector for the City of Hamilton.  

The City of Hamilton is a Mohawk College Future Ready Premium Employer.



Walters Group Inc.

Bonds of Steel

Civil Engineering Technology

For many years, Mohawk College and Walters Group Inc. have worked together closely to help the next generation of skilled tradespeople grow and become the best that they can be. As a Mohawk College Future Ready Premium Employer, Walters Group Inc. provides on-the-job training to students in many skilled trades programs through co-op work terms, like Mateusz who is a Mohawk College Civil Engineering Technology graduate.

2022 Mohawk College Awards of Excellence

The Mohawk Award of Excellence is the highest honour for recognizing individual employees at the college. Three Awards of Excellence are presented annually to an outstanding employee from the faculty, support and administrative employee groups. Julie Farnand, Co-op Specialist, was this year's recipient of the Mohawk Award of Excellence in the Support Staff category.

ron mckerlie with co-op students

Mohawk College Celebrates 50 Years of Co-op Education

Mohawk College recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its co-operative education program.

Mohawk was the first college in Canada to offer co-operative education, in 1969. Today, Mohawk offers co-operative education in 25 different programs.


Gagan Kaur Portrait

From student to Digital Marketer - Gagan Kaur shares her co-op experience 

Business Administration - Marketing

Gagan Kaur, a third-year Business Administration - Marketing Co-op student, shares her work term experience at Mohawk College.

Fredie Bianchi

2020 CEWIL Honorable Mention for Co-op Student of the Year Award

Architectural Technology

Students from across Canada recognized for extraordinary engagement and achievement in work-integrated learning. Mohawk College student Fredie Bianchi received an honourable mention.


City of Hamilton

Featuring Civil Engineering Technology and Biotechnology (Health) Co-op Students.



Featuring Mohawk's Network Engineering Security Analytics, and Electrical Engineering Power Technician Co-op Students.



Featuring Electrical Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology Co-op Students



Walters Group

Featuring Architectural Technology Co-op Students.


Gerrie Electric

Featuring Electrical Engineering Technician Power, and Mechanical Engineering Technology Co-op Students.


Lawrie Insurance Group

Featuring Insurance Co-op Students.



Samuel, Sons & Co

Featuring Computer Engineering Technology and Environment Technician Co-op Students.