BHER is collecting and sharing WIL success stories from across Canada. On our interactive map below, find student, employer, and post-secondary perspectives on successful co-ops, apprenticeships, applied research projects, and new innovative and emerging WIL opportunities. 

Across Canada, schools, students, and businesses are solving problems, adapting to new challenges, and building a more resilient workforce and stronger economy through WIL. What’s your story?

Are you a student, graduate, post-secondary institution, or employer? Do you want to share your own WIL success story? Please submit your story below.

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International student from Mount Saint Vincent University develops professional network through co-op program.

Executive Director of a national non-profit supports the development of an international internship program.

International co-op student works for three employers at the same time as par of new employment approach.

The Step Out of Your Box program enables students to volunteer with a community organization while enhancing theit understanding of diversity.

SFU students move to an online educational program, with additional resources on adapting to remote work.

Alberta-based education technology startup partners with Riipen to offer internships to students across North American and the UK.

Recent graduate creates Eggcitables business after participating in entrepreneurial internship at St. Francis Xavier University.

Student developed an evaluation framework and planning for health organization with a focus on digital health.

Support Ontario Youth (SOY) facilitates on-the-job learning and mentorship through apprenticeship pathways.

Students help local businesses in Moncton address challenges that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thompson Rivers University co-op student works in the Yukon with Northern Energy Innovation.

Fourth year University of Guelph-Humber Justice Studies students participate in annual Mock Interview Event virtually.

UNB students work as consultants with New Brunswick businesses to help with COVID-19 response and recovery.

Students visit work sites, explore career options and connect with industry professionals.

International co-op students and interns improve their English through projects and language schools.