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Get ready for ACE-WIL 2024 Conference "WILFuL Together" May 27-28, 2024

The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC/Yukon (ACE-WIL) is pleased to announce its 2024 conference, ‘WILful Together’, being held on Monday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 28, 2024, with an afternoon reception on Sunday, May 26 at the Anvil Centre, New Westminster, BC.

2024 ACE-WIL Conference

Who is ACE-WIL BC/Yukon?

ACE-WIL BC/Yukon, the Association of Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning, is committed to leading excellence in post-secondary experiential learning through co-operative education and work-integrated learning experiences. We are a provincial not-for-profit comprised of members who work with 25 accredited, publicly funded, post-secondary institutions in the BC/Yukon region that offer co-op and work-integrated learning programs.

Our Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning Programs supply workplaces with fresh, emerging talent while empowering students to integrate paid, relevant work experience with their academic programs.

Our Member Institutions

“Our WIL students are productive from day one, and come with fresh thoughts and new ideas. They’re both bright and energetic, and that energy is very infectious.”

– John Simmons, CEO, Carmanah

25 Post-secondary Institutions
10K Students
300+ WIL Programs
300+ ACE-WIL Members



Read the student stories from IMPACT 2020

The results are in! Congratulations to the five student winners and three honourable mentions of IMPACT 2020: WIL Student Story Showcase! Keep reading to see why these student stories stood out…

2020 ACE-WIL Student of the Year | Co-op College: Dylan Kaplan

Dylan is a 4th year Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources) student who has also completed a Diploma majoring in general management at Camosun. He completed his first co-op with…

2020 ACE-WIL Student of the Year | Co-op University: Anton Bondarev

Anton is a fourth-year UBC Sauder Co-op student pursuing a dual degree in Finance and Business Technology Management. He completed his first Co-op work term last year shortly after the…

2020 ACE-WIL Student of the Year | WIL College: Tanya Fogarty

Tanya Fogarty is in her fourth year of the Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership at Camosun College. Tanya completed her internship experience with the YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island as…

For Employers

Are co-op or work-integrated learning programs the right option for your workplace? Discover the many benefits of hiring a

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For Members

Explore the ACE-WIL BC/Yukon network and learn how to connect with other co-op and work-integrated learning practitioners.

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For Students

Co-op and work-integrated learning experiences enable you to learn and earn while fulfilling your program/course requirements.

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Thank you to our partners who continue to support Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.

Stay in touch with ACE-WIL BC/Yukon by joining our “Friends of ACE-WIL” email list

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