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Work-Integrated Learning

Work-Integrated Learning Information for Students

At RRC Polytech, we understand the significance of practical application in your field of study, and the Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) experience is designed to provide you with opportunities to apply classroom knowledge in professional settings.

Work-Integrated Learning Benefits

  • Provides you an opportunity to apply knowledge in a work setting
  • Opportunities to gain relevant employment skills and realistic expectations of the work force before graduation
  • Develop maturity, confidence, and industry-specific skills while collaborating with professionals in your field
  • Helps you clarify your career direction
  • Possible financial remuneration which would help to offset educational costs

Student Expectations, Responsibilities and Supports

The WIL Coordinator or Instructor will monitor student progress throughout the WIL placement. Students are required to comply with RRC Polytech standards and expectations during their placement.

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International Students

International students who are undertaking any WIL experience, regardless of length and compensation, must have a valid co-op work permit, except for industry projects embedded in RRC Polytech programs.

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RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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