Our WIL initiative matches employers across Canada with innovative talent. Gain much-needed experience to build your resume or boost your capacity through practical projects with tangible results. We are currently running two streams that connects you to skilled professionals:
For more information, read RDN's full announcement of the WIL program.
Employers can sign up to post a project or students can find work placement opportunities on our new matching platform! You can also connect with us by booking a meeting to learn more.
The Rural Employers’ Awareness on Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit will be published in September 2023 and will support employers with best practices, information, tools and resources for the successful attraction, settlement and retention of newcomer employees into rural and remote organizations and communities.
Rural Roots is in partnership with the Business + Higher Education Roundtable, and with support from the Government of Canada.
The READI to Work project is supported by Prairies Economic Development of Canada.