Engaging with Students

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 »

Resources

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 »
Resume Basics for MATCH Students
This document is a general introduction for students looking for guidance when putting together their resume for museum, arts, tourism, culture, and hospitality (MATCH)-related positions. It provides information about what to include on your resume, suggestions for designing your resume, as well as industry-specific tips that will enhance the professionalism… Read More »
Final Report: Talent MATCH, Talent MATCH for Students, Talent 4 Non-Profits
A summary report on the Talent MATCH, Talent MATCH for Students, and Talent 4 Non-Profits Program covering its activities, resources, promotions, and successes as well as its learnings and recommendations for changes to WIL programs across BC. Topics: ACE-WIL Governance, Community Partnerships, Engaging with ACE-WIL Members, Engaging with Employers, Engaging… Read More »