Riipen for Students

Level UP your resume while the rest of the world stands still.

Complete projects from real organizations using skills you already have–and get paid to do it.

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Step into the hiring spotlight

Show future employers that you have the real skills they need by completing short-term projects from organizations.

Resumes only go so far.

Fits your busy schedule (and your friends' too)

Each project takes 80 hours per person and has a flexible timeline to complete over 2-8 weeks.

After all, life happens.

Finally, a group project you won't hate

Pick group members from your own list of friends.

Getting ghosted by "teammates" is history.

Get paid for your hard work

Earn $1400 per person* for completing a project whether it was in a group or solo.

Plus, there's no cost to you–ever.
*students are responsible for declaring their Level UP stipend as taxable income

Build skills and get paid for it with Level UP

Available only to Canadian students.

Who's eligible?


To be eligible for Level UP you must fit all of the following criteria:

  • Be a current student registered in a Canadian post-secondary education institution, with no age limit;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

At this time, students with temporary residency status are not eligible for Level UP. Click here to request more information as it becomes available.

One login, endless possibilities

Level UP is built into Riipen, the world's largest experiential learning marketplace.

Your account gets you access to Riipen features like a digital scorecard of your skills that you can share with potential employers, plus exclusive access to the Level UP LinkedIn community.

It's the best of both worlds.

Choose from dozens of project areas, including:

Marketing research
Computer science & machine learning
Science/technical writing
Financial analysis
Public health education campaigns
Social media marketing
Supply chain management and logistics
+ more being added every day

Still have questions?

This program is funded by the Government of Canada's Work-Integrated Learning Intiatives.