Key points

  • The COVID-19 pandemic required students to work remotely (e.g., from home) during their work-integrated learning (WIL) experiences.
  • This research examines what students thought about their remote work experience and how their employers could best support them.
  • Students noted the importance of communication, motivation, getting work done, and doing meaningful work.
  • Featured in: How employers can prepare for the future of remote work