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Co-operative Education

Projects

‘Nudging’ co-op students through sticky spots
Are you looking to boost engagement among your students before, during and after their co-op work terms? Do you want to help them to make the choices that you know will improve their experiences of the co-op program? This resource is designed to help co-op practitioners’ facilitate an enriched co-op student experience. Read More »
Toolkit and Training Plan Template to Support Co-op Supervisors in Trades
With the majority of trades co-op employers being small businesses, this accessible toolkit and training plan template provides best practices for successful outcomes for both students and employers. Read More »

Resource Packs

Simplified Recruitment Guides
These guides outline basic details of industry- and job-relevant post-secondary school programs that have a work-integrated learning component. Talent MATCH partners: ACE-WIL, the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, the BC Museums Association, and go2HR, funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Training. This program ran in 2021-22 and has ended. Read More »
Funding Resources for Employers
Funding is essential, especially during these challenging times, to ensure that employers and community partners can successfully hire post-secondary students and benefit from their unique ideas, energy and hard work. This resource pack provides information on how you can access these funding opportunities. Read More »

Resources

PSI Co-op Transfer Agreement
(Videos) Wren’s Co-op Experience
In this fictionalized three part video series, we join Wren, who is in the midst of a co-op work placement that has her dealing with unforeseen challenges. Wren’s friend suggests she reach out to her co-op coordinator, Erica, to request access to resources and additional support. License and Distribution: ACE-WIL… Read More »
(Videos) Career Coaching: Self-identification & Tokenism
In this two video series we explore how WIL practitioners can work with Indigenous students who are facing dilemmas of tokenism and discrimination in the work place, and navigating self-identification and self-location. WIL practitioners utilize resources from the Indigenous WIL resource hub to help coach Indigenous students on next steps.… Read More »