Rural Roots: Student Employment Through Work Integrated Learning

Curious about the benefits of participating in a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) project? Join us to learn all about the process of rural employer matching and finding a placement that matches your skills and individual interests! WIL provides an opportunity for students to gain practical skills and experience, apply academic knowledge to real world situations, and increase their chances of finding a permanent position post-graduation.

Host Daniela Seiferling from the Rural Development Network will share an overview of the Rural Roots program. This webinar will showcase the benefits of work-integrated learning, matching students with job placements that will set them up for success.


This event is presented by the Rural Development Network in partnership with Business + Higher Education Roundtable, and with the support from the Government of Canada.


Daniela Seiferling, Project Manager of Work Integrated Learning

Daniela holds a Bachelor of Arts (Distinction) in Anthropology and Classical Studies from the University of Alberta. She has over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining Rural Development Network, Daniela worked at Volunteer Alberta as a Networks Senior Coordinator. As the lead of the provincial volunteer centre network and membership, she championed volunteerism and life-long learning as being an essential component of resilient communities.

Daniela is also an alumni for Community Service Learning and Arts Work Experience at the University of Alberta. Her positive experiences with work integrated learning opened many doors post-graduation, including jobs in the government, nonprofit, and private sectors.

In her spare time, Daniela volunteers as an online anthropology tutor and historical document transcriber. She enjoys reading, writing short stories, and experimenting with various recipes.

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Daniela Seiferling