Employers and partners

Learn how deepening your relationship with Georgian College will benefit you, your employees and organization, while making a difference in the lives of students.

Partnership opportunities

Access talent

  • Build your workforce with students or graduates
  • Strengthen the skills of future employees
  • Connect with university and college-level educated students

Build and grow your business

  • Pursue innovation opportunities
  • Increase the skills of your workforce
  • Stay up to date on advancements in the field

Invest in innovation

  • Tailored, multi-faceted partnership opportunities
  • Strategic philanthropy
  • Exclusive sponsorships

Use Georgian services

  • Host a conference or event
  • Access our affordable Health and Wellness Clinics
  • Use our athletic and fitness centres

Canada’s only
changemaker
college

Georgian is the first college in Canada
designated as an Ashoka changemaker college.

Current partners

Click on the logos below to learn more about some of our multi-faceted partnerships.

Access talent

As a leader in experiential learning, we can provide assistance in identifying the learning opportunities that best fit your business needs. Highly motivated and qualified students and graduates are available from a wide range of programs.

Why Georgian students and graduates?

  • Students have a fresh perspective and current knowledge of the industry
  • An employer guarantee
  • Access to the Ontario Co-operative Education Tax Credit
  • Community impact projects and entrepreneurial co-op options

Work-integrated learning options

Work-integrated learning options include:

  • co-operative education work terms
  • internship and industry placements
  • field and clinical placements
  • service learning
  • apprenticeships

Employer Guarantee

We are so confident in the quality of our programs and graduates that we are offering employers a guarantee: if, within a year of graduation, a Georgian alumnus you employ is found to require additional academic preparation within the scope of his or her program outcomes, Georgian will cover tuition costs for that graduate to complete one Georgian credit course to retrain and improve their job-specific skills.

Build and grow your business

The Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre

  • Take your business to the next level with entrepreneurship supports
  • Get training, find connections, learn about funding and gain mentorship

Alumni Association

  • Gain exposure by positioning your brand in front of exclusive audiences
  • Create a personalized, impactful investment to support innovative growth

Career and Employment Community Services

  • Grow your labour force with our resources and services for employers
  • Gain access to vital information related to employment and labour standards

The Research and Innovation Department

Continuing education and corporate training

The Centre for Changemaking and Social Innovation

Invest in innovation

An investment in Georgian College is an investment in the social and economic well-being of the communities we serve. There are a variety of different ways to engage your company in the Georgian community, including:

Tailored partnerships

A multi-faceted partnership with Georgian can help you increase visibility, develop talent solutions and discover new collaborative research opportunities. Here are some of our recent success stories:

Exclusive sponsorships

Support Georgian College’s mission while positioning your brand in front of exclusive audiences. Each opportunity is customizable based on your desired level of exposure and engagement. Consider:

Strategic philanthropy

By making gifts to Georgian College, corporations can strengthen their relationship with one of Canada’s leading colleges, gain exposure to an important source of future-ready talent and support innovative growth. Our team will work with you to help you create a personalized, impactful investment with your philanthropic dollars. Consider:

  • Secure naming rights
    • Showcase your commitment by considering a naming gift for a classroom, student lounge, building or athletic space.
  • Supporting scholarships and awards
    • Ensure the Georgian experience remains accessible by creating new scholarships, awards and bursaries for deserving students. Align your brand and support the talent of tomorrow.
  • Providing in-kind good and services
    • There is a continuing need for specialized goods and services from corporate partners, such as technology licenses, equipment and more. Some of these goods may be eligible for a charitable tax receipt.

Georgian by the numbers

6,200employers partner with Georgian to offer student work experiences
5,000+Georgian students enrolled in co-op programs
100%of our programs emphasize practical, hands-on learning
85.8%of our graduates find employment within six months of graduation

Use Georgian services

Conference and Event Services

Meeting facilities, athletic space, catering, accommodation and support for your next event.

The Georgian Dining Room

Offering lunch and dinner services, while providing learning opportunities for students.

Health and Wellness Clinics

Benefit from affordable care in our student-led Health and Wellness Clinics.

Athletics and Fitness Centre

Use our state-of-the-art fitness facilities for sporting events, team-building or camps.

Contact us

Get in touch with us to learn more about partnering with Georgian College

Miranda McSorley
Senior Development Officer, Campaigns and Partnerships, Advancement and Alumni Relations
226.388.0781
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