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Projects

Talent MATCH & Talent 4 Non-Profits
Talent MATCH generated awareness amongst museums, arts, tourism, culture, and hospitality (MATCH) organizations about hiring students by offering resources and info sessions to educate employers on funding, connecting with schools, and attracting students. Resources were also developed for students in addition to 1-on-1 sessions with a Career Coach. Read More »
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

The Indigenous Work-Integrated Learning Resource Hub: A Needs-Based Approach to Addressing Barriers and Opportunities for Indigenous Students
A journal article published in the Special Issue in the International Journal of Work-integrated Learning (IJWIL) to cultivate knowledge and practice of Indigenous WIL in 2022. The Indigenous Co-op/Work-integrated Learning (WIL) Resource Hub (IRH) was developed to support Indigenous student access, retention, and success in WIL programs and placements. Resources… Read More »
Co-op and WIL Initiative Web Dashboard (Phase I)
The COWIL Initiative dashboard is a web-based resource that provides a visual representation of the outcomes of the COWIL Initiative. This dashboard is designed to be user-friendly and easy to navigate, allowing stakeholders to easily access key information and insights. License and Distribution: Creative Commons Co-op and WIL Initiative Web… Read More »
Cultivating Student Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Museums, Arts, and Culture: A Webinar
Talent MATCH for Students hosted leadership consultant and BC Arts Council appointee, Jules André-Brown, for a discussion about leadership and entrepreneurship for students pursuing careers in museums, arts and culture. He presented an overview of his graduate research examining young peoples’ involvement with arts organizations, stressing the importance of flexibility… Read More »