Engaging with ACE-WIL Members


Access to WIL for Students and Employers in Rural Regions
At a multi-campus institution with centralized services it can be difficult to reach the entirety of a college region and all of its campuses, and employers. Through this project regional coordinators were hired to facilitate the expansion of services to students, community and employers, increasing awareness of Co-op and WIL. Read More »
Improving Access to Co-op/WIL among Students with Disabilities
Identifying and working to remove barriers to students with accessibility needs that have self-selected not to participate in Co-op at Okanagan College, as well as supporting students already participating was the underpinning focus of this project. Read More »
ACE-WIL BC/Yukon WIL Preparatory Curriculum: Quality Framework
This project aims to support British Columbia (BC)/ Yukon post-secondary institutions in the development, implementation, and evaluation of work-integrated learning (WIL) educational programs designed to prepare students prior to entering their workplace or practice setting. Read More »

Resource Packs

ACE-WIL Symposia - Spring & Fall 2021
This resource pack contains presentation recordings and associated resources from the 2021 ACE-WIL Symposia in May and November 2021. Topics ranged from capacity building with students, employer recruitment and engagement strategies, WIL program development and resources to support equity, diversity and inclusion. The Symposia were part of a COWIL Initiative Project. Read More »
ACE-WIL Member Townhalls
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, ACE-WIL began to offer townhalls as a way to stay connected and provide support to members. Each townhall is centered around a specific theme and offers unique resources and professional development to aid members in WIL practice across BC. This resource pack includes the webinar recordings and slides of each townhall. Read More »


Sample Social Media Posts for Talent MATCH
As an awareness building campaign, Talent MATCH and Talent 4 Non-Profits relied on the partners, the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, go2HR, and the BC Museums Association to promote the Program and its resources. The partners shared content developed by the Program team to their social media channels and… Read More »
Sample Ads Promoting Post an Opportunity portal
To further raise awareness, Talent 4 Non-Profits managed ad campaigns on LinkedIn and Charity Village, which directed people to ACE-WIL’s Post an Opportunity portal. The Charity Village ad delivered over 10,000 views while the LinkedIn ads were viewed over 53,000 times. (Note that the Charity Village ad is not available,… Read More »
Sample Ads Talent MATCH for Students' Student Media Campaign
In the fall semester of 2022, Talent MATCH for Students ran a media campaign in student newspapers that included both print and digital ads directing students to the resources created for them. These were published in The Ubyssey (UBC), The Peak (SFU), Over the Edge (UNBC), The Martlet (UVic), The… Read More »