Hire a Gryphon: Home Edition - Students

Hire A Gryphon – Home Edition is an opportunity for U of G staff and faculty to hire a student like you, for jobs at their homes. 

If you are looking for a job, this may be a great way to earn some money, and expand your skill-set. 

Faculty & Staff will be be "Hiring Gryphons" for help at their homes with:

3 Easy Steps to Win an Apple Watch

The Experiential Learning Hub is looking forward to another University of Guelph academic year! To celebrate the fact that school is just around the corner, we're hosting an exciting contest for students to win an Apple Watch. It only takes three simple steps to be automatically entered to win:

Share Your Story to Win!

Share Your Story for a chance to win 1 of 2 $25 University of Guelph Bookstore gift cards!


Have you participated in an Experiential Learning or Co-op experience? A hands-on learning opportunity on or off-campus associated with U of G? The Experiential Learning Hub wants to hear from you!

U of G Joins Canada’s Opportunity Network Built for University & College Students

The University of Guelph has joined Canada’s skill development, work-integrated learning, and job opportunity network built to give post-secondary students direct access to a feed of opportunities relevant to their unique fields of study and meaningful to their careers. Providing their students equal connection to skill development and job opportunities, from employers across the nation, gives University of Guelph graduates an extra point of differentiation in an increasingly competitive job market.

Peer Helper Receives Top Convocation Award

Career Services Peer Helper Sidra Mohammed is the 2020 recipient of the W.C. Winegard Medal. The medal is the top convocation award for an undergraduate student in recognition of both academic achievement and contributions to university and community life.

SWPP Funding Updates During COVID-19

With guidance from the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program and to support employers regarding a COVID19 response, please note the following changes;

Share your opinion & you could win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card

The University of Guelph, Experiential Learning Hub is pleased to be participating in a national research study of student interests and attitudes regarding their careers and employers.  The resulting report will help employers better understand how to attract and hire students and graduates while also helping us learn how to better serve you with career planning support.  

All respondents to the survey are eligible to enter a draw for a $500 Best Buy Gift Card.  

All responses will be treated as confidential and not be associated with your identity in any way.

2019 Co-op Award Winners Announced

Each year, Co-operative Education at the University of Guelph recognizes the success of Co-op Students and Employers with seven different awards. These awards will be presented at the Co-op Awards reception to be held on Thursday March 5th, 2020, at Cutten Fields.  

The Co-op Student of the Year award recognizes excellence in a wide variety of student achievements including job and academic performance, contributions to their employer, to Co-operative Education, and to the community at large. This year there were a total of 68 student nominations.

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