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October 28, 2021
Professional Growth Through a Level UP Project with Computer Science Students Selina and Rajanbir
Selina Wang, a 4th-year Computer Science student at the University of Saskatchewan, and Rajanbir Singh, a 4th-year Honours Computer Science student at York University, were two of the student developers working on MiTravel Level UP projects. Having both received glowing feedback from the employer, we spoke with Selina and Rajanbir to hear how they amazed MiTravel and about their experience working with them.
October 19, 2021
From 0 to 100K Learner Experiences
Team Riipen is thrilled to announce that we have hit a huge milestone: 100,000 learner experiences delivered! 🎉We want to thank all of the educators, employers, and learners who are a part of the Riipen community for your contributions, feedback, and support. We couldn’t have done this without your dedication, commitment, and passion!Join us as we look back on this amazing journey, celebrate all that we have achieved, and look to the future!
June 30, 2021
Non-Profit Supply Chain Management with St. Clair College Students
Through Riipen, educators can introduce their students to experiential learning and organizations can source creative ideas from students. One organization that recently tapped into the power of students is the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance, a Canadian non-profit organization that has raised awareness of congenital heart disease since 2004.
April 22, 2021
Riipen launches Innovative Work-Integrated Learning program Level UP
Riipen launches Innovative Work-Integrated Learning program Level UP. Federal Government investment will support over 6,000 Canadian students, including students living in remote, rural communities and students from underrepresented communities.
April 14, 2021
Teaching Virtually Through Level UP with Early Childhood Education Student, Bibi Bacchus
This week, we spoke with Bibi Bacchus, an Early Childhood Education (ECE) student at Mohawk College. Bibi found working on a teaching project with Abacus Uxbridge Inc. gave her valuable experience with learning how to interact with children in a virtual setting.
April 14, 2021
Arizona State University Student Survey Reveals Impact of Experiential Learning on Students
A student survey conducted at Arizona State University reveals how experiential learning adds to student career preparedness and employability while facilitating the transition from post-secondary education to the workplace.
April 7, 2021
How Level UP Helped Samira Develop Confidence as an Accounting Student
With thousands of short-term projects available to Canadian students through Level UP, many students are experiencing working in their area of study for the first time. Samira Sayamanesh, an Accounting and Finance student at Seneca College, was excited to share how Level UP helped her build confidence in her own abilities by giving her the opportunity to work with an employer directly.
March 31, 2021
Gaining Experience in a New Career Field with Tyson and Level UP
Since the launch of the Level UP program in late January, over 6000 students have signed up and are at various stages of the program. We had the opportunity to speak with, Tyson Bilton, a student at the University of Calgary working towards his Honours degree in Finance, Bachelors in Commerce. For his Level UP project, Tyson worked as a Marketing Strategist for the HSBC Social Innovation Academy.