In October and November 2020 and January 2021, ACE-WIL hosted a series of webinars to help BC workplaces get up-and-running with a WIL student. Recordings from two of these sessions are available for viewing and feature stories from employers who have engaged WIL students, how they've benefited from student talent and how they've accessed funding.
October 29, 2020
Access emerging student talent to revitalize your organization and build diversity
Does your business need an edge during recovery? Are you leveraging the energy, skills and diversity of BC’s post-secondary students through co-operative education, apprenticeships, internships and other types of work-integrated learning (WIL)?
Learn from HR professionals who have recruited, onboarded, and helped manage WIL students and how their organizations have benefitted; discover what funding is available for small- and medium-sized organizations and how it works; and gain insights on incorporating equity, diversity and inclusion into your student hiring process.
November 26, 2020
How BC businesses are using students to help them remain vital during the recovery
With nine types of work-integrated learning (WIL), there are many ways your business or organization can add post-secondary students to your team to add energy, new ideas and the latest skills to help pivot – or to stay the course – during the recovery and beyond.
Hear stories from three different businesses about how they’ve brought students onboard, how they’ve accessed funding, and how they’ve benefited from student talent. Learn their top tips for a successful placement. Also, we’ll have two funders available to share details on how their funding works, what’s available and how to apply.
January 14, 2021
Opportunities for healthcare sector organizations looking to add student talent
In response to the pandemic, the Federal Government announced funding to support the placement of 3,000 co-op students in the healthcare sector and in healthcare roles. Hear from BioTalent and Magnet – both are Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) partners – about how the funding works and what’s available.
You’ll also have a chance to hear from two health sector organizations about how they’ve worked with students, what they’ve learned and how you too can benefit by bringing a work-integrated learning (WIL) student onboard.