Contact Co-operative Education and Career Success

We’re here to help!

Our team includes co-op consultants and employer relations consultants, international experience consultants, career consultants, employment resource officer, job search coaches and data resource specialists.

 

How can we help you?

Customer service

Have questions about your co-op program, job search or career plans?

Our customer service team offers remote and in-person services to students in all programs and campuses Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

  • Barrie Campus (B110): Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Orillia Campus (A200): Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Owen Sound Campus (A122): Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Current students can also find helpful resources on the Co-op | Career | Field Placement Resources page of the student portal.


Student Success

To contact customer service, please email studentsuccess@georgiancollege.ca or call 1.877.722.1523.

Employer Engagement Consultant

Brett Wismer
Email Brett
249.388.0448
Barrie Campus – A143M

Departmental Assistant, Student Success – Barrie Campus

Tracey Tessier
Email Tracey
249.388.0873
Barrie Campus – B110

Director, Co-operative Education, Career and Experiential Learning

Jen Davies
Email Jen
249.388.0743

Manager, Co-operative Education and Career Success

John Daggett
Email John
249.388.0305

Data Resource Specialist – all campuses

GeorgianConnects system support and access troubleshooting for all campuses

Marnie Ragot
Email Marnie
249.388.0724
Barrie Campus – B110

Sandra Gualtieri
Email Sandra
249.388.0759
Barrie Campus – B110

Career Success

Career Consultant- Barrie, Orangeville and Owen Sound campuses

Career assessments, career planning, graduate employment preparation (e.g. resumé, cover letter, interview skills and job search strategies), in-class workshop delivery.

Nicole Cesaroni
Email Nicole
249.388.0746
Barrie Campus – B110

Rebecca Holloway
Email Rebecca
249.388.2383
Barrie Campus – B110


Employment Resource Officer – Career Hub

Drop-in assistance for job search, resumes, cover letters, and interview skills. Employer contact for part-time and graduate job postings.

Melissa Lesperance
Email Melissa
249.388.0732
Barrie Campus – B115


Career Consultant – Orillia, Midland, Muskoka and South Georgian Bay campuses

Career assessments, career planning, graduate employment preparation (e.g. resumé, cover letter, interview skills and job search strategies), in-class workshop delivery.

Tammy McDowell
Email Tammy
705.418.3288
Orillia Campus – A200I


International Experience Consultant – Employer Relations Consultant and External Relations (all campus locations)

Support international students with complex challenges in co-op and graduate job searches. Employer outreach and education. GoAbroadSquad support. Assistance with work abroad opportunities.

Joanne Foxton
Email Joanne
249.388.0692
Barrie Campus – B110


International Experience Consultant – Career team/Co-op Consultant (all campus locations)

Support international students with complex challenges in co-op and graduate job searches. GoAbroadSquad support. Assistance with work abroad opportunities.

Leny Bayda
Email Leny
249.388.0587
Barrie Campus – B110

Co-op consultants

Student preparation support for the co-op and internship experience through one-on-one appointments (resumé, cover letter, employment and interview preparation, etc.). Facilitates the Co-op and Career Preparation course (CPHR 0001). Reviews final co-op requirements including the co-op report and employer evaluation.

  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Programming and Analysis
  • Honours Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Maureen Arbour
Email Maureen
249.388.0728
Barrie Campus – B110T


  • Interactive Media Design – Web
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology – Mechatronics
  • Opticianry

Jennifer Hann
Email Jennifer
249.388.0439
Barrie Campus – B110


  • Electrical Engineering Technician/Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Technician – Precision Skills

Emily Grills
Email Emily
249.388.0438
Barrie Campus – B110


  • Civil Engineering Technician/Technology
  • Environmental Technician/Technology
  • Honours Bachelor of Interior Design

Kenta Shirakura
Email Kenta
249.388.0709
Barrie Campus – B110


  • Culinary Management
  • Golf Industry Management
  • Hospitality Administration
  • Hospitality – Hotel and Resort Operations Management (BA & SGB)
  • Recreation and Leisure Services
  • Aviation Management
  • Tourism Marketing and Product Development

Eric McCrea
Email Eric
249.388.0443
Barrie Campus – B110


  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Business – Entrepreneurship
  • Research Analyst
  • Architectural Technician/Technology

Jake Chevrier
Email Jacob
249.388.0539
Barrie Campus – B110


  • Automotive Business
  • Business Administration – Human Resources
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Automotive Management
  • Human Resources Management

Christine Munro
Email Christine249.388.0446
Barrie Campus – B110


  • Computer Systems Technician – Networking
  • Information Systems Security
  • Museum Studies

Olena Konstantinovska
Email Olena
249.388.0751
Barrie Campus – B110


  • Business
  • Business – Accounting
  • Business – Marketing
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration – Accounting
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Management and Leadership

Beth Salt
Email Beth
249.388.0441
Barrie Campus – B110


Co-op Experience Consultant

Indigenous Community and Social Development

Michele O’Brien
Email Michele
249.388.0736
Barrie Campus – M137C


Co-op Experience Consultant

  • Honours Bachelor of Police Studies
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Health Management
  • Protection, Security and Investigation

Jeremy Sauve
Email Jeremy
705.418.3494
Orillia Campus – A200B


Owen Sound

  • Office Administration – Executive
  • Marine Engineering Technology
  • Marine Technology – Navigation
  • Power Engineering Technology

Emily Paterson
Email Emily
249.388.0445
Owen Sound – A122

Employer relations consultants

Build and maintain relationships with employers to support co-op and internship employment. Monitor students on work term and facilitate communication between employers and students. Ensure work term experiences meet program learning outcomes.

Employer Engagement Consultant – all general co-op employer inquiries 

Brett Wismer
Email Brett
249.388.0448
Barrie Campus – A143M


  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Technician – Precision Skills

Cheryl Partridge
Email Cheryl
249.388.1885
Barrie Campus – A143M


  • Architectural Technology
  • Architectural Technician
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology – Mechatronics
  • Research Analyst

Brett Wismer
Email Brett
249.388.0448
Barrie Campus – A143M


  • Civil Engineering Technician/Technology
  • Lakehead/Georgian – Honours of Bachelor of Science Degree with Computer Programming Diploma
  • Computer Programming/Analyst
  • Environmental Technician/Technology
  • Honours Bachelor of Interior Design

Maureen Koski
Email Maureen
249.388.0720
Barrie Campus – E121


  • Culinary Management
  • Golf Industry Management
  • Hospitality Administration
  • Hospitality – Hotel and Resort Operations Management (BA & SGB)
  • Recreation and Leisure Services
  • Tourism Marketing and Product Development
  • Aviation Management

Richard Birch
Email Richard
249.388.2437
Barrie Campus – E121


  • Opticianry
  • Business, Business – Accounting
  • Business Administration, Business Administration – Accounting
  • Business Marketing

Nick O’Connell
Email Nick
249.388.0742
Barrie Campus – H126


  • Automotive Business
  • Business Administration – Human Resources
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Automotive Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Management and Leadership

June Martin
Email June
249.388.0705
Barrie Campus – H126


  • Computer System Technician – Networking
  • Information System Security
  • Interactive Media Design – Web
  • Museum and Gallery Studies

Jodi Derrick
Email Jodi
249.388.0698
Barrie Campus – F118A


Co-op Experience Consultant

Indigenous Community and Social Development

Michele O’Brien
Email Michele
249.388.0736
Barrie Campus – M137C


Co-op Experience Consultant

  • Honours Bachelor of Police Studies
  • Honours Bachelor of Police Studies (Advanced Standing & PT program)

Jeremy Sauve
Email Jeremy
705.418.3494
Orillia Campus – A200B


Owen Sound

  • Marine Engineering Technology
  • Marine Technology – Navigation
  • Power Engineering Technology
  • On campus employer contact for: Office Administration – Executive (Owen Sound and Barrie), Culinary Management

Briar Robertson
Email Briar
548.877.0264
Owen Sound Campus – A122B