Collaborate with Academics

A variety of experiential learning opportunities are embedded into academic courses or programs, that industry and community-based organizations can collaborate with. 


Host a student for a practicum, internship or externship at your organization for a dedicated number of hours per week. Possibilities include: 


Collaborate on course-integrated projects where students help solve your organizational challenges. Organizations can bring challenges into the classroom, or host students at their location while they work on a solution that meets their needs. Possibilities include: 

  • Business Consultation Services: Access student consulting services at the John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise and grow your business with fresh ideas from senior students. 


Partner with students and faculty to conduct applied research on-site, in labs or in a community setting. Possibilities include: 


Contact the Experiential Learning Team to explore more opportunities for collaboration.

Experience Profiles

  • Kayla is a co-op student at the University of Guelph who is highly engaged on campus with organizations like the College of Business and Economics Students Association (CBESA), College of Business and Economics Dean's Office and JDCC Guelph. Kayla is also involved in the local community Special Olympics and Movember Foundation. During her Co-op terms Kayla worked at Keyspire, University of Guelph Department of Athletics and Kellogg's Canada.