Thursday, February 10, 2022

Number of work experiences and student employability | CEWIL

by Judene Pretti & Dave Drewery

The CEWIL Research Series is a collection of presentations by WIL scholars across Canada. Over four webinars, the Series features eight research papers published in The Practice of Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning in the Canadian Context (2021) .

In this presentation, Dr. Judene Pretti and Dave Drewery discuss a study that addresses a fundamental question underpinning the influence of work-integrated learning (WIL) on students’ employability: will participation in multiple WIL experiences lead to greater competency development and, in turn, greater employability?

CEWIL kicks off National Co-op and WIL Month interviewing Ross Johnston, Executive Director of Co-operative Education at the University of Waterloo, home to the world largest co-op program.

In this episode, Ross speaks on how Waterloo has grown since its founding in 1957 and the changes and challenges that made it possible.