December Pro-D Event: Six Tools for Diversity in WIL
This 90-minute virtual professional development session will present a set of six tools to support diversity in WIL and will share a research-driven approach for WIL practitioners to support employers in attracting, hiring, and onboarding students from international pathways.
Participants will interact with the tools, developed by the ACE-WIL Research…
New Regional Hub for Employers on Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island University (VIU) and North Island College (NIC) are working together to boost work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities for students and support employer access to the workforce of the future.
In conjunction with Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of BC & Yukon (CPHR), ACE-WIL facilitated an employer webinar for CPHR members to showcase the benefits of supporting students in WIL opportunities in their organization. Three seasoned WIL HR panelists from MNP, Safe Software and an independent HR consultant discussed the benefits of hiring WIL students and strategies for building WIL programming into their organization.