Explore the work of ACE-WIL and Co-operative Education in BC / Yukon through our blog. Here you will find inspirational stories from students, profiles of all our award winners, and wisdom from the wonderful humans that contribute to the vision of ACE-WIL.

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How will COVID-19 affect the hiring process?

Many of our institutions and employers have already moved to virtual forms of interviews, job fairs and other on-campus employer/community engagement as a best practice. We encourage the practice of using phone, video or other platforms to…

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COVID-19 Response

ACE-WIL BC/Yukon has gathered its board members and leaders to assess the situation regarding work-integrated learning (WIL) placements, including co-op work terms, for both the current term and for the upcoming Spring/Summer term which typically starts on May 1st.  In almost 50 years of leading WIL, through various economic disruptions…

Award Winners , Events & Announcements

The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipients of the Co-op Student of the Year Awards for 2019. These awards recognize BC or Yukon students who demonstrates an outstanding level of achievement in their co-operative education or work-integrated learning…

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Six ACCE-WIL Projects Approved for Funding

The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has announced the first round of successful applicants for the $9,000,000 in one time funding that was announced in September of 2019. Six of the successful projects were on behalf of ACCE-WIL. Here is a brief summary of those projects.

Project: Inventory…

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November 2019 ACE-WIL PD Recap

Crawl, walk, run!

-by Lindsay Wood

These were wise words shared by keynote speaker, Athena Szabo, at the ACE-WIL PD session on November 20th 2019 advising members on how to approach data driven decision making in their organizations. ACE-WIL members representing 18 post-secondary institutions across BC came together in person…

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November 2019 ACE-WIL PD

Registration is now open for our upcoming ACE-WIL PD event in Vancouver!

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Lighting up a new era of Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning

Read about the highlights of the 2019 “Light It Up” ACE-WIL conference in beautiful Victoria, BC.

Award Winners , Events & Announcements
2018 ACE-WIL Co-op/WIL Student of the Year Award Winners

These awards recognize BC / Yukon Co-op and WIL students who demonstrate an outstanding level of achievement in their co-op or WIL placements.

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National Co-op and WIL Week 2019
National Co-op and WIL Week 2019
March 18-22, 2019


Each year in March, organizations across Canada celebrate the important contributions that work-integrated learning makes to our country’s students, employers and economy.
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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”!