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Industry News: Student Work Integrated Learning Program
The Student Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) is an initiative of the Federal Government through Employment and Skills Development Canada (ESDC). This four-year project intends to distribute 73 million dollars in funding to support co-op placements in STEM and Business, through offering wage subsidies to employers that hire co-op students.…
Paul Kim is a biochemistry student at the University of Victoria. Passionate about science, he is committed to utilizing his education to have a far reaching, positive impact in healthcare and medicine. During two Co-op terms, Paul has met world leaders in his field, completed innovative research, and witnessed scientific…
Almira’s road to success was one paved with right choices, hard work and the decision to complete two different eight-month Co-op terms whilst completing her degree at Simon Fraser – a decision that Almira now cites as the major stimulus for her exciting career.
We are delighted to award the 2016 ACE Outstanding Contribution Award to long term advocate and contributor to the Co-op profession, Cynthia Maclean of BCIT. A practitioner for the last 25 years, Cynthia has been a member of the ACCE for 10 years and from 2014-2016 was the Chair of the council and served on the ACE Board.
Across Canada, organizations involved with Co-operative education celebrate in March each year in recognition of the important contributions that work integrated learning makes to our country’s students, employers, and economy.