A leadership opportunity for your students — and a promotional opportunity for your school!
Now in its fifth year, the CEOx1Day program offers a powerful opportunity for your school’s most promising students to gain leadership and career experience from peers alike and search professionals from across Canada.
“The application process was quite rigorous but I was able to learn a lot about myself, meet other motivated individuals and learn what it takes to be a leader from the Odgers Berndtson team.” —Nabaa Alam, Finalist, CEOx1Day 2016–17
All third- and fourth-year students enrolled in a Canadian university or a degree-granting college undergraduate program are eligible to apply for CEOx1Day.
Winning finalists will spend a full day shadowing a CEO in one of five cities across Canada (Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver or Calgary). Each CEOx1Day experience is unique, which ensures an even more meaningful and memorable experience for both the student and the CEO.
Curious about how the program works? Check out complete details on the 4 phases of the selection process.
CEOx1Day winners have come from an array of institutions across Canada, including:
Haven’t had a winner from your school yet? Not to worry — every year offers another chance to see your students’ names top the list of participants from across Canada.
Here’s how you can do your part: The application window opens at the end of September, so be sure to begin promoting the CEOx1Day program to your students early in September to give them enough time to put together their submissions.
To help with promotions, we’ve put together a handy marketing toolkit that comes complete with all of the marketing materials you’ll need to get the word out to students across campus, plus key information about eligibility, timelines and more.