Expand your talent pool and connect with student talent across UBC Okanagan, Thompson Rivers University and the University of Northern British Columbia. These three institutions, through theInterior & Northern Work Integrated Learning (INWIL) Initiative, have developed an employer resource hub to support and address the regional challenges faced by our local small and medium sized organizations when it comes to engaging student talent. Along with these resources, INWIL is hosting a number of events forlocalorganizationsin the region. The 'Employer Education Seminar' series will introduce and walk you through how to utilize key regional resources for engaging in work-integrated learning, such as: including how to access funding supports, and guides to hiring and onboarding student talent. Learn more about this initiative at inwil.ca.
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity