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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Organization works with students from community services programs to provide an enriching partnership-based WIL experience.

Indigenous Education students experience practicum placements in both federally funded schools and public schools.

Baking apprentice finishes apprenticeship and takes over business to realize her dream.

Organization benefits from co-op students to build pipeline of future talents and increase retention rates.

Student completes degree while working in her field of study.

Scientists learn entrepreneurship and business acumen to commercialize university-developed technologies.

COVE internship program develops innovations for the Blue Economy in the ocean technology industry of Atlantic Canada.

Marketing and Business Growth Intern at En Point works with diverse organizations across Atlantic Canada.

Fifty York University students helped Toronto's small businesses and artists move their businesses online.

Startup hires young professionals in a WIL capacity to design mentorship programs for clients.

Apprentices worked as part of a partnership between a rural PSI fisheries program and an Aquaculture SME in PEI.

Students, recent graduates and apprentices complete paid work placements in the automotive and advanced manufacturing sectors.

Summer program at LeHigh University empowers students to work with CEOs from major multinationl corporations.

Students complete diverse WIL opportunities relating to entrepreneurship programs.

Students launch or strengthen their social enterprises while connecting with the community.