Areas of focus
Building better bridges between training & employment
The Council of Independent Colleges selects 25 member institutions to form inaugural work-based learning consortium
From oil to IT, Canadian “energy city” partners to launch EDGE UP rapid reskilling program
Shopify launches Student Commerce Builders to build ecommerce career pathways
ACCES Employment partnership nets 82% of newcomers employment within one year
RBC FutureLaunch is eliminating the ‘experience gap’ for Canadian graduates
Riipen Level UP lands 71% of participants employment while building skills and professional networks
Frequently asked questions
What is the Riipen experiential learning platform?
Riipen is an experiential learning platform that connects educators and employers and matches them with students to complete real-world industry projects.
It bridges the gap between the classroom and the workplace by allowing learners to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world settings and gain practical experience—all while providing employers with access to a pool of talented and driven students.
Sign up to get started or explore the Riipen marketplace to browse thousands of experiences for students and companies.
What are the benefits of using an experiential learning platform?
An experiential learning platform offers a multitude of benefits for all stakeholders involved. For educators, it presents an equitable opportunity to infuse real-world scenarios into their curriculum to enhance learner engagement and employability outcomes. Students benefit from hands-on, practical learning opportunities to build valuable skills, fill knowledge gaps, and foster connections with industry professionals. Organizations and business leaders are able to engage with learners to complete certain tasks, expand their talent pool, and build a strong employer brand.
What makes Riipen the #1 experiential learning platform?
Riipen distinguishes itself from other experiential learning platforms by providing educational institutions and students with a wide range of remote-friendly opportunities that drastically improve educational outcomes.
We bring together over 27,000 employers, 430 educational institutions, and 100,000 learners to provide equitable access to work-based learning opportunities and shape the future of work.
The platform makes it easy for everyone to find, manage, and assess experiential learning projects thanks to its intuitive interface, advanced project management features, and powerful reporting tools.