Projects

Indigenous WIL Resource Hub
Through funding provided by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, and in partnership with the BC WIL Council and six post-secondary institutions around British Columbia, the University of Victoria led this provincial initiative to develop resources to support Indigenous student access, retention, and success in WIL programs. Read More »

Resource Packs

Tips for WIL students
Check out these handy tips to help WIL students work effectively as well as tips if you’re working remotely. Remember, your WIL coordinator is an excellent resource and a key contact point for any questions you may have about your WIL work placement. Read More »
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in WIL
Employers benefit from hiring WIL students from differing backgrounds. This resource pack includes resources to support equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in WIL placements. Read More »

Resources

Finding Housing: The Student Housing Search for Work Placements
Students who seek a work placement outside of their current city or town must consider what housing options will be available to them. This resource is to help students navigate the housing search and includes a summary of resources, housing search engines, and tips to support your search, as well… Read More »
Tips for Managing Digital Communication at Your Student Placement
An introduction for students looking for guidance about digital communication in the workplace, this document includes tips for organizing and managing your work inbox, responding appropriately to emails, and how to get familiar with the functions of your calendar. It also touches on instant messaging (IM), and looks at how… Read More »
Free and Low-Cost Training Resources For Students Building a Career in the Non-Profit Sector
Are you interested in making a difference through the non-profit sector? Participating in short-term training opportunities is a great way to build your skills and experience. Download this resource to find free and low-cost professional development opportunities in the following areas: • Non-Profit Focused Trainings (organizations that provide various training… Read More »