Western University

Western University among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2016

For the third year in a row, Western University has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

Western employs more than 13,000 people and offers a huge array of career opportunities that encompass engineering, research, accounting, the trades, administration, information technology, food services and much more.

Now in its 16th year, the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition project is a national competition to determine which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees. Applicants for the honour are evaluated based on benefits offered, physical workspace, training and skills development, vacation and time off, work atmosphere and social activities, employee communications, performance management, and community involvement.

Western continues to be one of the region’s largest and most attractive employers and receives more than 32,000 job applications each year. It offers:

Western President Amit Chakma said, "My thanks go to each faculty and staff member who works every day to help Western and our students achieve excellence on the world stage. This award is acknowledgement of your work.

We commit to continue our work to recruit and retain the best talent in Canada to be our teachers, our researchers and to support the important work to keep our university running smoothly each day."

Related Links

Canada’s Top 100 Employers Website
Western’s Top 100 Employer Profile


Media contact: Marcia Steyaert, Community Relations Specialist, 519-661-2111 ext . 85467, steyaert@uwo.ca