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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 »


WILFul Together 2024 Partnership Package
Partnering with ACE-WIL at our 2024 conference is an exciting opportunity for you to connect with this emergent talent pool and get your organization recognized. Your contribution and participation at this conference is a prime opportunity to engage, connect, and establish strategic partnerships with Co-op and WIL Programs at institutions… Read More »
The nominated industry partners are reviewed and considered by the ACE-WIL Awards Committee based on their contributions within the past calendar year (2023). One (1) complete PDF electronic nomination package must be received by 9:00am, Friday, February 23, 2024, via confidential email: Please ensure you open and complete the… Read More »
An ACE-WIL BC/Yukon member may nominate one (1) candidate per award type (Co-op or Other Forms of WIL) with the support of the host organization/employer and approval of the student. Full details are available in the Nomination packages below. One (1) complete PDF electronic nomination package must be RECEIVED by… Read More »