Outstanding Co-op Student of the Year Award

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 UW-Stout would like to recognize professionally minded students who experienced success during their Cooperative Education experience. 

The Outstanding Co-op Student of the Year Award is designed to honor outstanding Co-op students who have made significant contributions to their employer while showing high levels of personal motivation and talent within their professional field. Experiencing a Co-op is an essential part of UW-Stout’s career-focused mission and contributes to our high employment rate upon graduation. We are looking for students who displayed great professionalism, strong work ethic, and a willingness to work through obstacles while going above and beyond their job responsibilities and exceeding established performance standards. These students took advantage of this opportunity and used their Co-op position to its full-potential ultimately spring boarding their career as a successful professional all while positivity representing themselves, their academic program and UW-Stout.

Award Recipients Receive: 

  • Plaque of recognition presented by Chancellor Bob Meyer at the spring Leadership Awards Reception (May 3rd, 2017 at 7:00pm)
  • Campus wide marketing campaign
  • Spotlighted in UW-Stout Career Services social media and annual brochures
  • Names of each year's award recipients will be displayed in the Career Services Office


  • Undergraduate or Graduate student who has successfully completed a Co-op experience during 2016 (Spring 2016, Summer 2016 or Fall 2016)
  • Enrolled as UW-Stout student when application is submitted
  • If selected, student must be available to receive award in person at the Leadership Award Reception on (May 3rd, 2017 at 7:00pm)

Selection Process:

All applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the selection committee. The award recipient(s) will be announced in March and officially recognized on May 3rd, 2017 at the Leaderships Awards Reception

Application Deadline:

Application Packet must be submitted in full, NO LATER THAN, 4:30pm on Friday, March 10th, 2017. Application packets can be submitted via e-mail at coop@uwstout.edu, fax 715-232-3595, mail or drop off at Career Services, 103 Administration Bldg., UW-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751 (office hours 8:00am to 4:30pm)

Click here to download and fill out 

the Self-Nomination Packet

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