Work-integrated learning in Ontario's postsecondary sector: the pathways of recent college and university graduates

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Author: Peters, Julie; Sattler, Peggy; Kelland, Jenna


Internships, field placements, co-op and other forms of postsecondary work-integrated learning (WIL) help college and university students clarify their career interests and get jobs relevant to their education and career ambitions. In the third and final phase of a multi-year study of WIL, [this study] followed up with WIL and non-WIL students 18 months after graduation to examine their educational and employment outcomes. The same group of students - from 13 Ontario colleges and universities participating in the previous WIL studies - had also been surveyed at graduation in spring 2012....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Students; Providers of education and training; Employment; Income; Finance; Teaching and learning; Research; Statistics

Keywords: Graduates; Experiential learning; Student placement; Outcomes of education and training; College; University; Comparative analysis; Data analysis; Survey; Work integrated learning

Geographic subjects: North America; Canada

Published: Toronto, Ontario: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, 2014

Physical description: 49 p. + 27 p. + [2] p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 121.267

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