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The Provincial Authority On Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning

We represent 25 university, college and polytechnic Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning talent pools across the BC / Yukon region.

Our Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning Programs supply employers with fresh, emerging talent while empowering students to integrate paid, relevant work experience with their academic programs.

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Who is ACE-WIL BC/Yukon?

ACE-WIL BC/Yukon, the Association of Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning, is committed to leading excellence in post-secondary experiential learning through Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning experiences. We are a provincial non-profit comprised of all accredited, publicly funded post-secondary institutions in the BC/Yukon region that offer co-op and work-integrated learning programs.

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“Our Co-op students are productive from day one, and come with fresh thoughts and new ideas. They’re both bright and energetic, and that energy is very infectious.”

– John Simmons, CEO, Carmanah

25 Post-secondary Institutions
10K Students
300+ Co-op Programs
223 ACE-WIL Members

2017 Industry Partner of the Year (50+ employees)

The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipient of the Industry Partner of the Year Award for 2017 (50+ employees): BCI, Victoria.

2017 Industry Partner of the Year (less than 50 employees)

The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipient of the Industry Partner of the Year Award for 2017 (less than 50 employees): Rovalution Automotive, Vancouver.

Robin's Co-op Success Story

Robin Stone is currently completing the fourth year of her Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting degree at Camosun College and she completed her co-op work term in the IM/IT…

Jessica's Co-op Success Story

Jessica Jun recently completed a 12-month co-op term at the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and will be graduating with a B.Sc. in Integrated Sciences from the University of…

For Employers

Are co-op or work-integrated learning programs the right option for my business?

Discover the many benefits of hiring a
 Co-op Student or Work-Integrated Learning student.

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For Members

Explore the ACE-WIL BC/Yukon network and learn how to connect with other co-op and work-integrated learning practitioners.

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For Students

Co-op and work-integrated learning experiences enable you to learn and earn while fulfilling your program/course requirements.

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News & Events

November 2018 ACE-WIL PD

Registration is now open for our next ACE-WIL PD!
Date: November 15, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings

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2017 ACE-WIL Outstanding Service Award

We are delighted to award the 2017 ACE-WIL Outstanding Service Award to a long-term leader and advocate of the co-op profession, Claudia Sperling of UVic.

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Claudia Sperling (right) celebrates her award with Heather Workman.

2017 ACE-WIL Co-op Student of the Year Award Winners

These awards recognize a BC / Yukon Co-op student who demonstrates an outstanding level of achievement in their co-op work placement.

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2019 ACE-WIL Conference

Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria, B.C.
May 12-15, 2019
Join us as we challenge ourselves to “SWITCH IT ON”!

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Partners

Thank you to our partners who continue to support Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.