CEIA recognizes distinguished achievement and excellence by annually recognizing students, educators and employers who have excelled in or made significant impact in work-integrated learning.

Awards are given in areas of student achievement, research excellence, outstanding employer contribution and outstanding educator contribution.

With the exception of the Ralph W. Tyler Award, members make nominations for these awards to a nominations committee in each of the areas for which awards are given.

The nominations committees select the winners in each category.

In the case of the Tyler Award, a committee selects the winner from the manuscripts that have been submitted to Experience Magazine.

For the most part, awards are given each year and presented at the Awards Banquet at the annual CEIA conference.

The following awards are given: