Riipen Academy

Employers

In Class Projects

In-Class Projects are completed by students for course credit, usually in teams. Employers provide a real project related to a business need, which is approved by an educator and introduced to students.

Creating a Project
Create an in-class project that will appeal to educators and benefit your business.
Create a project
Matching
How to find and match with academic institutions once your project is live
Match your project with educators
Preparation
How to prepare before your project kicks off with students; make sure your project is ready to go.
Get ready for your in class project
Communication
What's expected of your communication with students during an in-class project
Communication best practices
Feedback
Provide constructive criticism and acknowledge achievements
Provide effective feedback

Virtual Internships

A Virtual Internship is an intensive group or individual project-based remote work experience. Virtual Internships are paid unless they are for-credit experiences.

Creating a Virtual Internship
Best practices to design a Virtual Internship for students
Create a Virtual Internship
Matching
How to find educators and match your internship with academic institutions
Match with educators
Preparation
Steps to take before hosting one or more Virtual Interns to ensure a great experience for all involved.
Get ready for your Virtual Internship
Hosting
Tips for providing a great internship experience to your matched student, and getting results for your business.
Providing a great internship experience
Feedback
Provide constructive criticism and acknowledge achievements
Provide effective feedback

Challenges

A Challenge is a short project provided by an employer for students to complete outside of coursework. Challenges usually have prizes or job opportunities attached, and let employers get business insights or build a recruitment pipeline.

Creating a Challenge
Best practices for designing a challenge for students
Create a Challenge
Expectations
What to expect while your challenge is underway
Running a challenge
Feedback
Provide constructive criticism and acknowledge achievements
Provide effective feedback