ACES named 2021 Co-op Employer of the Year!

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American Contracting & Environmental Services (ACES) was named the Swanson School of Engineering ELPE Office's Employer of the Year for 2021. ACES joined the co-op program at Pitt in 2010. Since then, they have employed 29 Pitt co-op students. They were nominated as Employer of the Year by a current co-op student, showing their student experience remains strong after more than a decade of partnering with the program.


Previous Employer of the Year awards include:

2000 United Parcel Service
2001 AK Steel
2002 Mine Safety Appliances Company
2003 H.B. Maynard
2004 American Bridge Corporation
2005 Dupont Chemical Solutions Enterprise
2006 Valspar
2007 Medrad
2008 FedEx Ground
2009 Advanced Integration Group, Inc.
2010 Vocollect, Inc.
2011 FirstEnergy Corporation
2012 Siemens Energy
2013 Eaton
2014 Westinghouse
2015 Robinson Fans, Inc. and ZOLL LifeVest
2016 Curtiss-Wright EMD
2017 Philips Healthcare
2018 Johnson & Johnson
2019 Emerson

2020 ZOLL