Past Events

Past Events
ACE-WIL Townhall on March 30, 2021: Let’s Connect!

Join your WIL colleagues from across the province for a chance to connect, with breakout rooms for networking along with updates from ACE-WIL and across BC.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a full year since our first Townhall in March of last year. We were all scrambling as…

Employer resources, Past Events
Talent MATCH Launches with Intro Webinar!

The Talent MATCH Program is launching with an introductory webinar on March 23 at 2:00pm (PST) and you’re invited!

Talent Match focuses on employers from museums, arts, tourism, culture, and hospitality organizations and helps them find…

Past Events, Professional Development
April PD Event: Anti-Racism Response Training
Join us for another ACE-WIL Professional Development Session!

We are excited to offer this highly interactive Anti-Racism Response Training to ACE-WIL members. It involves experiential activities to develop and strengthen active witnessing skills. This training is designed to encourage participants to shift from being frozen or silent bystanders to becoming…

Past Events
February 16th Town hall: Work Integrated Learning & Micro-credentials

Curious about microcredentials? Want to hear about some successful work integrated learning (WIL) and microcredential pilot programs? Join us for this informative lunch-hour town hall to explore and learn about microcredentials and their potential value for employers, students, and WIL programs.

Anne Marie Fannon is the Director of the Professional Development…

Past Events, Professional Development
December Pro-D Event: Six Tools for Diversity in WIL

This 90-minute virtual professional development session will present a set of six tools to support diversity in WIL and will share a research-driven approach for WIL practitioners to support employers in attracting, hiring, and onboarding students from international pathways.

Participants will interact with the tools, developed by the ACE-WIL Research…

Employer resources, Past Events
First in series of employer webinars a success

In conjunction with Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of BC & Yukon (CPHR), ACE-WIL facilitated an employer webinar for CPHR members to showcase the benefits of supporting students in WIL opportunities in their organization. Three seasoned WIL HR panelists from MNP, Safe Software and an independent HR consultant discussed the benefits of hiring WIL students and strategies for building WIL programming into their organization.

Member resources, Past Events
Takeaways from the October 27th Town Hall

The October 27th Town Hall on support strategies was hosted BC Campus advisor Helena Prins and facilitated by ACE-WIL President Jennie Nilsson. The Town Hall included a student panel, a presentation on creative ways to be ergonomic while working from home and an update on upcoming events.

Student Panel


Member resources, Past Events
Recap: ACE-WIL Town Hall - Let’s Connect!

In case you missed the latest ACE-WIL Virtual Town Hall, “Let’s Connect” (Sept 29), here’s a quick recap… The session was hosted by Helena Prins, Advisor, BCcampus and was facilitated by Jennie Nilsson, ACE-WIL BC/Yukon President. Noteworthy updates and highlights included:

ACE-WIL/BC Chamber partnership project- snapshot data from a recent…
Employer resources, Past Events
Upcoming webinar series to show workplaces ways to engage WIL students

As businesses and organizations adapt to the demands of the pandemic, they’re looking at new ways of doing things. And that includes considering whether post-secondary students can help them pivot during the recovery. They know that students bring creativity, new skills and energy to an organization. However, bringing a student…

Past Events
ACE-WIL Town Hall September 29 – Let’s Connect!

Join ACE-WIL members and BCcampus at noon on September 29 to discover the latest ACE-WIL initiatives and resources to help you in your work. We will also have time for an informal community of practice where you can share ideas with your colleagues.

As we move into an unprecedented start…

Past Events
Ideas flow during townhall on pivoting WIL curriculum online

On Tuesday, June 16, about 60 WIL practitioners got together for a collaborative session to discuss pivoting their WIL curriculum online during an ACE-WIL BC/Yukon townhall. The townhall was hosted by Helena Prins, BCcampus, and facilitated by Jennie Nilsson, ACE-WIL President.

Since the theme of the day was sharing ideas,…

Past Events
Two collaboration townhalls in June

Come join us in collaborating with peers about moving your WIL preparatory curriculum for students online for remote delivery. These will be informal, interactive sessions on Zoom with breakout room for brainstorming and sharing ideas. Bring your questions, inspiration, success stories…