College of the Rockies will be creating new work-integrated learning (WIL) experiences through Riipen’s REACH UP program. 400 WIL experiences will be created over the next two years, which will give students the opportunity to gain experience within the workforce to prepare them for their careers. The program will give the college access to the Riipen platform, which will facilitate connection, collaboration, and the creation of objectives to meet educational and industry outcomes. “Participating in WIL is so important for a balanced and complete educational experience,” said Stephanie Wells, Dean of Business and University Arts and Science. “Through the RBC REACH UP opportunity faculty can provide added value to their assignments for students wishing to work with a real industry client.