The Riipen Experience

BC Public Service Pilot with BCIC & Riipen: Bridging the Gap

Last fall, thanks to funding from the BC Innovation Council (Innovate BC), the BC Public Service began an experiential learning pilot with Riipen, a Vancouver-based tech startup whose mission is to eliminate graduate underemployment. The company offers a web-based platform that connects students, recent graduates and educators to employers through project-based experiences both in and out of the classroom.


The goodies just keep on coming at Riipen. This week we are proud to introduce our newest feature, in-app notifications. Whenever something happens on Riipen that involves you, you will now get a notification from us! You can always check out your most recent...


As some of you may have noticed, our navbar has a few extra goodies in it this week, and with that, we are proud to introduce "Chat" to Riipen! From now on, any time you see another user's name listed on Riipen, you will be able to chat with them in real time! Whether...


Today on Riipen, we are excited to announce our newest feature, standardized categories! Until now, when creating projects, assignments, or editing your profile, you were able to assign categories all willy-nilly with no sense of direction from us. Well all of that...

Email Designs

If you have been using the Riipen platform in the past few days, you may have noticed our newest announcement in your inbox. New email designs! Now with 10% more humour, 20% more sass, and 100% more clarity. On new designs allow users to take more actions from their...

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