Projects

BC WIL Employer/Community Partner Survey
The BC WIL Employer and Community Partner survey collected data from WIL partners at 19 post-secondary institutions in BC between Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, to better understand the labour market’s ability to engage WIL students during the pandemic and post-pandemic. The survey provides insight on WIL employer/community partner’s experiences, interests and needs. Read More »
IMPACT 2020 WIL Student Story Showcase
The main goals of this project are to: celebrate student success, engage with members, and promote hiring WIL students to employers. The project generated interview videos with the winning students and their employers, as well as an inventory of all the story submissions. Read More »

Resource Packs

Tipsheets for employers and workplaces
Handy tipsheets for employers and workplaces who are working with work-integrated learning (WIL) students. Learn more about WIL and the benefits of working with students, tips for recruiting remotely and managing students remotely, and more. Read More »

Resources

(Videos) Wren’s Co-op Experience
In this fictionalized three part video series, we join Wren, who is in the midst of a co-op work placement that has her dealing with unforeseen challenges. Wren’s friend suggests she reach out to her co-op coordinator, Erica, to request access to resources and additional support. License and Distribution: ACE-WIL… Read More »
Co-op and WIL Initiative Final Report (Phase 1)
This report and dashboard provide an overview of the outcomes of Phase 1 of the Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning (COWIL) Initiative, a $9 million investment provided by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training between 2019 – 2022. The primary goal of the Initiative was to increase… Read More »
Employer Guide to WIL Grants & Funding
This employer guide explores grants and funding to help your organization provide a wage subsidy for a work-integrated learning student experience. The guide includes a funding matrix to help you quickly identify funders and programs of interest. Topics: Community Partnerships, Engaging with Employers License and Distribution: INWIL Copyright Tags: Employer… Read More »