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Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) combines fields of study with practical work experience. Our Rural Roots program allows students to gain much-needed experience to transition to their future careers and allows employers to boost their capacity while generating projects that have tangible results. Through meaningful engagement in our program, we aim to raise awareness of the benefits of working and living in and supporting rural communities.
Rural Roots facilitates matches between employers of all types with innovative and talented undergraduate students.
How to Apply:
Employers can sign up to post a project or students can find work placement opportunities on our new matching platform!
Not quite sure where to start or have questions about the process? Check out our WIL resources or contact us for more information.
WIL Benefits for Employers
Work with a student to:
Engage the future workforce and showcase the benefits of working in your industry, sector, community, or organization. Recruiting students can reduce future hiring costs and help you source competent, motivated talent.
Enhance your human resource and operational capacity. Students can help you sustain operations, diversify your revenue, refine products and services, or reach new audiences.
Access fresh and innovative perspectives and practices, the latest trends in technology and communication, or emerging research and best practices to help you achieve your business goals.