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Government Workers, They’re Just Like Us: Joining the team at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Co-operative Education

My expectations going into my first co-op term with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) were high and, thankfully, the experience has been more than I could have asked for.

By: Alison Tan 2478 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op: Triple the Benefit

WIL TALK

The Van Pelts aren’t your typical sisters; they’re triplets that are all enrolled in the Co-op program here at SFU!  Differentiated by only their haircuts and clothes, Stephanie, Ginny, and Kelsey are all three of a kind and are all interested in science. 

By: Marianna Adamian 6654 reads | 1 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Lunch Time Bonding

Co-op Reflections

Already three months has passed since we arrived in India. The four of us constantly talk amongst ourselves how we have become expert travelers. We no longer freak out when we have to take the train. We know how to negotiate with taxi drivers

By: Martyna Purchla 6303 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! From Amritsar to Sonagachi

Series

Lindsay, one of the four, SFU Health Sciences Co-op Students on Co-op in India shares images from her incredible travels across india.

By: Lindsay 58949 reads | 0 comments
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Life is Full of Beauty. Notice it. Protect it.

Environmental Youth Alliance

Ahh, springtime has come. The sunshine greets us when we wake in the morning, the sound of birds chirping fills the air. Even when it rains, the grass smells fresh and alive, reminding us there is optimism left to hold onto. With cherry blossoms drifting in the breeze, it’s easy to notice the beauty of nature during springtime.

By: Celine Diaz 7247 reads | 0 comments
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Working For the Feds: An Interview with CIDA’s Executive Vice President, David Moloney

Seeking Students

David Moloney, SFU’s Champion from the Federal Government, has described himself as someone who “…can’t decide what he wants to do when he grows up.” In this post, David provides insight into what governments are looking for when they hire. 

By: Emily Ross 1973 reads | 0 comments
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Flying the Coop: A Change of Pace in Ottawa

Co-op

Through Arts Co-op, I landed a position which has helped me bridge the gap between education and the workforce, and has also provided me with valuable experience working in the Canadian public service.

By: Ryan Kitching 2235 reads | 0 comments
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Treaty Negotiations with INAC

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

If you’d asked me back when I first joined the Co-op program, I wouldn’t have predicted that I’d be working for Indigenous and North Affairs Canada (INAC).

By: Ryan Schmidt 2575 reads | 0 comments
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The Co-op Connection Helps Retention

SFU

Did you know that one out of every four students will not return after their first year of university? What can we do to increase the retention of high risk students?

By: Heather Gerrits 1657 reads | 0 comments
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