Engage with top post-secondary students across British Columbia
The BC Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its partnership with Riipen, North America’s leading marketplace platform for students and companies to connect and collaborate on short-term industry projects.
Sign Up now to claim your BC Chamber Promotional Code, which entitles you to an Advanced Riipen Subscription for only $199 per year, an 80% discount!
Shortly after submitting you’ll receive an email with your BC Chamber Promotional Code and directions to complete your purchase. In the meantime, you’ll be redirected to our BC assignment library.
Collaborate with motivated students and talented young professionals to gain valuable insights that could push your business forward.
Increase your brand awareness by collaborating with students and teaching them about your company. Do it right and create advocates for life.
Engage talent and evaluate their hard and soft skills through project-based collaboration. Impressed with their work? You’ve found your next hire.
Collaborating with post-secondary students is a great way to support your community and develop the talent our economy needs to grow and succeed.
How it Works
Guided project creation
1-on-1 design consultation
Virtual walkthroughs and 24/7 help center support
Project templates to get you started
Industry and educator matching algorithm
Marketplace to post and view projects
Collaboration tools to guide your experience
In-app chat and file sharing
Team creation and management
Track progress with reminders and notifications
Provide feedback and assessment
Verify and validate student skills and knowledge
Identify talent and build a recruitment pipeline
Get Started Today!
Pricing & Benefits
BC Chamber Advanced SubscriptionEverything you need. Nothing you don't.
- Access to Project Marketplace and over 140 Higher Education Institutions
- 3 In-class Projects
- 2 Recruitment Challenges
- 1 Job Posting
- Project Management Tools
- Branded Company Profile
- Private Onboarding Session
- Customer Success Support
- Technology Support & Live Chat
Not Quite Ready?
Every BC Chamber of Commerce member that takes advantage of this offer is also eligible to take advantage of the Innovate BC Innovator Skills Initiative and the BC Tech Co-op Grant.
Innovator Skills Initiative
Looking to hire a student who isn’t in a co-op program? The Innovator Skills Initiative (ISI) offers up to $10,000 a year to hire a business or tech student. The program connects undergrad and graduate students with an opportunity to bring their skills to a technology company looking for help.
BC Tech Co-op Grant
Need talent? Get up to $10,800 in funding to hire
"We like getting our tech challenges in front of lots of people so using the Riipen platform was a great way to filter through the most stellar individuals. Their tool definitely helped prime our pipeline to get more of the right candidates through the doors."
Director of Software Engineering - Microsoft
"Through our most recent data analytics project we have been able to prove statistical models that can forecast or predict a player’s performance in the NHL based on their previous performance in the KHL, SHL and Liiga. This is extremely valuable to our NHL Draft eligible Clients overseas, as well as those currently playing in those leagues trying to make the jump to the NHL."
Player Agent/CEO - CKM Sports Management
"My experience with Riipen has been extremely pleasant. They found great industry partners for my students and they were very responsive every step of the way. As an instructor, I feel reassured that my class will be enhanced by these real-world experiences."
Agribusiness Instructor - State University of New York at Cobleskill
"As a student, there is nothing more frustrating than sending off hundreds of generic resumes that don't show off what you can really do. Riipen lets students walk the walk and really show companies just how valuable they are."
Graduate - University of British Columbia: Sauder School of Business
"Riipen projects are a great way for students to showcase their abilities, skills and creative ideas through innovative projects hosted by the employer. This is definitely the way of the future!"
Senior Recruitment Manager - JOEY Restaurant Group
“Working with Dana and the team at Riipen has been a great opportunity to bring experiential learning experiences into the classroom. By connecting students with companies, it has enhanced the Brand Audit Group Project in the marketing course that I teach to 3rd and 4th-year undergraduate students. The students now have direct access to a company contact, they have the opportunity to interact with industry experts and they gain valuable feedback on their work from the employer."
Retail Management Instructor - Ryerson University
"So I had a conference call with the team over at MyPackage this morning... They are taking me on board to do social media work! Couldn't be more stoked to have the opportunity to be working with such a cool brand. I love Riipen."
Graduate - University of Victoria: Gustavson School of Business
"Riipen is a win-win proposition for both stakeholders. The students received top-tier mentoring, and we acquired competent, talented, and hungry students with fresh insights that could help grow our business."
Partner - Studio Records
"Critical to the mission of our business department is using experiential learning to prepare our graduates for the challenges of the careers of the day as well as those of the future. Thanks to Riipen, my students are now engaged in a live, data-driven problem-solving project with a local manufacturer that leads their current industry."
Operations Management Instructor - State University of New York at Fredonia
"I believe Riipen has begun to revolutionize how higher education can be enhanced through industry involvement. Thank you so much for your dedication and giving students the opportunity to improve their educational experience."
Graduate - British Columbia Institute of Technology: School of Business
"I wanted to let you know that GradusOne got back to me for an interview! I'm on my way to a second round of interviews with the HR manager next week! This is all thanks to Riipen and their awesome team! Thanks for providing students like me with these kinds of opportunities to grow professionally."