Mechatronic Systems Engineering [SRY]

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Five Tips on Being a Successful Web and Mobile Developer

Co-op

Being a successful developer doesn’t come easy. In this blog post, I offer five tips that I have learned through my co-op experience as a Web and Mobile Developer to help you get there with fewer bumps in the road.

By: Tsung Kai (Eric) Lee 7939 reads | 0 comments
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Is Co-op Worth Delaying Your Graduation?

Mechatronic Systems Engineering [SRY]

Practical experience isn't always gained in the classroom. Sure there are labs and projects, but nothing tops a real workplace environment. If you’re second guessing participating in co-op because of delaying your graduation, this post is for you! 

By: Christopher Chew 9611 reads | 0 comments
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The Essential Co-op Skill: Time Management

Kensington

Knowing how to deal with multiple tasks each having different priorities and deadlines is necessary for success. Time management, an essential skill in most work places, is therefore an even more important skill to develop as a co-op student. In this article, I share some time management methods for handling small side tasks in order to free up more time for the bigger things at hand.

By: Harry He 7894 reads | 0 comments
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The Long Way Around: How Co-op Made My Academic Detour Worthwhile

Professional Development

It has been six long years since I started at SFU, switching majors three times along the way. With such a convoluted path, it’s no surprise that life after school began to fall out of context. Thankfully, a well-timed co-op opportunity allowed me to refocus my life and reverse my dwindling academic attitude. 

By: Brett Erickson 10042 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Product Development: Consumer vs. Industrial

Sierra Wireless

Ever wondered what makes the difference between a consumer level product and an industrial one? Read on and find out some of the key differences that make industrial level products stand out in reliability. 

By: Harry He 13911 reads | 0 comments
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How My Personal Projects Landed Me a Research Co-op Helping Others

Technology & Innovation

In my experience with co-op, personal projects and hobbies outside of school gave me the tools to build something in practice. This not only made me much more competitive in the job search, but also allowed me to acquire a co-op position where the work was directed at improving lives of other people. 

By: Sohail Sangha
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Touch the Future of Hydrogen Storage

Co-operative Education

The future of energy belongs to hydrogen but you can be part of the future as well. Take part in the development of the next generation power source and learn engineering knowledge throughout the whole process with Hydrogen In Motion Inc. at Powertech Labs Inc..

By: Weilin Sun 3913 reads | 0 comments
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Duncan
Ensing
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SFU Co-op Student
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Getting out of my Rut: How Co-op Changed my Life

Personal Development

Jason shares how co-op has helped him develop personally and professionally.  He takes us back in time and back as he shares his life before co-op and contrasts it to where he is now. 

By: Jason Wallace 4358 reads | 0 comments
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Sina
Doroudgar
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SFU Student
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