Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Centre Manager Antoniette Di Marco was recently interviewed by the Toronto Star for her current experience in helping students navigate placement opportunities during the pandemic as well as beyond it.
Antoniette discussed the importance of working with partners to meet students’ program learning outcomes. This included the introduction of new initiatives such as project-based placements, international internships and remote opportunities.
"A whole new set of skills and positive outcomes is the result [of remote learning]: resiliency, adaptability, tech skills, self-motivation and communication skills - to name a few,” says Antoniette. "Skills students can add to their resume and take to the workplace that they didn’t have pre-pandemic and that they may not have developed working on-site."
Read more on "The future of internships" in the Toronto Star here.