Where brilliant minds help you grow your business

Learners at top institutions are up-and-coming experts in the fields you're looking for right now. Collaborate with brilliant minds to work on solving your business challenges.

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How it works

Create Project

Post a project for your business that learners could complete.

Explore

Find Courses and Internship Programs to match with.

Match to Learners

Educators assign learners to your project and oversee their work.

Project Complete

Receive learners’ work and provide feedback for their portfolios.

What can Riipen do for you?

6,500+

Projects

Post a project to our Project Marketplace describing your business need. Educators will request your project for for-credit or extracurricular opportunities for their learners.

100+

Remote Internship Programs

Explore Internship opportunities with institutions across North America. Engage one or more learners for a project-based, virtual internship opportunity with your business.

2,200+

Courses

Submit a project to an educator through our Course library. Learners will work on projects for your business for course credit, gaining experience to prepare them for the workforce while you gain valuable insights.

Riipen makes connecting with learners easy

Join hundreds of higher-education institutions on Riipen to work with learners and drive your business forward.

Project Design

Step by step guided wizard to create your project
‍Use one of our pre-made templates to get started.
Optional consultation with Riipen project design team.

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Access to educator network

Gain access to a network of hundreds of educators and learners across 350+ academic institutions globally. Find the right group of learners and the right educator to complete your project, through our marketplace.

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Learner talent and insights

Future CEOs are in the classroom right now. Tap into their innovative minds to grow your business knowledge 

Hire a learner

Work with learners virtually through a project-based internship. Test drive talent while getting meaningful work completed.

VIEW INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS
Craig Cook
Director of Software Engineering Microsoft

We like getting our tech challenges in front of lots of people so using the Riipen platform was a great way to filter through the most stellar individuals. Their tool definitely helped prime our pipeline to get more of the right candidates through the doors.

​Craig Cook
Director of Software Engineering
Microsoft Canada

We like getting our tech challenges in front of lots of people, so using the Riipen platform was a great way to filter through the most stellar individuals. Their tool definitely helped prime our pipeline to get more of the right candidates through the doors.

Amy Hamdorff
Senior Recruitment Manager
JOEY Restaurant Group

Riipen projects are a great way for students to showcase their abilities, skills and creative ideas through innovative projects hosted by the employer. This is definitely the way of the future

Sean Burke
Chief Operating Officer
FrontFundr

We’ve been very fortunate and have been able to hire two new employees through the Riipenplatform. We’ve been able to tap into some valuable resources that have helped us scale ourbusiness, specifically with the Millennial generation

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Pricing

Annual subscriptions for businesses
Basic
Free
BUSINESS
Unlimited In-class Project or Virtual Internships Matches
Access to 350 + Higher Education Institutions
Project Management Tools
Branded Company Profile
Self-serve support through live chat and help center
Enterprise
Custom
MEDIUM-LARGE ENTERPRISE
Unlimited In-class Projects or Virtual Internships
All Premium Features
Dedicated Sr. Account Manager
Project Design Consultation
Custom Academic & Project
Matchmaking
Custom Experience Marketing &
Promotion
ATS Integration

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