This article will help guide you through the Level UP sign up process from the very beginning, all the way to applying to your first project.

February 17th update: Currently, all 6,125 Level UP student placements are filled through to the end of the program on March 31, 2022. Based on the excitement and support Level UP has received to date from both students and employers, we’ve created a waitlist to share details on possible future Level UP funding beyond this current round. Joining our waitlist is the best way to know of details as soon as they are available, or be notified of openings in the current program. Students can join the waitlist here.

*Students joining the waitlist will not be able to proceed past step 2.

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2. Complete the Eligibility Form.

3. Students who signed up before the cut-off date would have received a unique invitation link via email. You will need to click the link in the email in order to join the Level UP school portal on Riipen. The link can only be used once.

4. Complete the Sign Up page or click Log In in the top right corner if you already have a Riipen account.

5. Create your Riipen account by entering your information in the required fields. On the next page, you can choose up to 5 subcategories to link to your profile.

6. Next, click/tap on the LEVEL UP (Ongoing Until March 31, 2022) school page.

7. Click/Tap on the "Internship Programs" tab on the left hand side of your screen, and then on LEVEL UP: Multidisciplinary Projects.

8. Click/Tap on the "Projects" tab or "View Projects" in the top right corner, to browse all available projects on the page.

9. Click/tap on a project that you’re interested in for additional information about that project, and then click/tap the orange "Apply" button to start your application.

10. Re-confirm your eligibility, submit your application and wait for a response from the employer. Remember to be clear and professional with your introduction message. For additional information on how to submit an application, you can consult this article.

Now that you’ve signed up, you can find the LEVEL UP school page under the "Schools" tab of your dashboard. You can continue to browse and apply to projects until you have been accepted to a project(s). Reminder: students will only be permitted to take on four project between November 2021-March 2022.

You’re ready to Level UP! ⬆🎉

Still have questions? Reach out to us via live-chat in the speech bubble found in the bottom right corner of your screen or via email at

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