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Why You Should Consider Applying to Co-op Jobs Unrelated to Your Academic Background

Co-operative Education

Like many other seeking Co-op students, Leslie struggled to find a co-op job that was relevant to her interests. While her friends were all able to eventually land jobs, Leslie started to feel more anxious and insecure about obtaining an opportunity. Here's how she turned the tables and found a job outside of her initial interests.

By: Leslie Hoang 429 reads | 0 comments
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After the Work Term Ends: 6 Tips for Turning that Co-op Position into a Part Time Job

Co-operative Education

The end of a Co-op work term doesn't necessarily mean the end of your relationship with the organiziation you had been working for. Jaclyn found a way to turn her Co-op opportunity, a 8 month Co-op at FISPAN, into a part time gig when she went back to school to finish her degree. Read on to learn how she pitched her new role and position to the company she'd done a Co-op work term with.

By: Jaclyn Rainbow 301 reads | 0 comments
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How Should We and Our Employers Prepare for Remote Working?

Workplace Transition

In a highly uncertain pandemic, working from home has become the new normal. Read about Emily's co-op experience with Sierra Wireless and find out what we can do to better our experience with remote working, both as an employer and an employee.

By: ZhiTong Zeng (Emily Zeng) 484 reads | 0 comments
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Having the Best Co-op Work Experiences Even During Uncertain Times

Workplace Success

When the COVID-19 hit, Kevin had to transition from working in person to working from home. Read on to find out what this experience was like and how Kevin was able to readjust to new working conditions. 

By: Kevin Kunimoto 353 reads | 0 comments
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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business — Things That Went Wrong for Us | Part Three

Top Tip Lists

Sometimes, things don't go as well as expected when launching a start-up business. David explains in Part Three of his blog series just what went wrong and what fellow peers should look out for if you're also interested in developing a business.

By: David Waizel 214 reads | 0 comments
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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business — Advice for Upcoming SFU Entrepreneurs | Part Two

SFU Venture Connection

Interested in starting a business but don’t know where to start? David explains in Part Two of his blog series what worked for him during his time establishing a start-up business. Read on to learn what tips he shares about the process of beginning your entrepreneurial journey. 

By: David Waizel 255 reads | 0 comments
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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business — How It All Started | Part One

Technology & Innovation

Interested in starting a business but don’t know where to start? Don’t know if you can handle it because you’re a student? David has gone through it and succeeded in some ways while failing in others. Learn from his experience in this blog post so you can avoid making the same mistakes. 

By: David Waizel 311 reads | 0 comments
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A New Experience as a Co-op Student in Alberta

Business

After a tiring semester of remote learning, Lillian decided to trade classes for work experience and adventure - in Alberta as a door-to-door salesperson.

By: Lillian Chen 323 reads | 0 comments
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How to Stay Productive During a Global Pandemic

Life Balance

Nikolina was one of the many co-op students who had to learn how to adjust to new working conditions during COVID-19. In this article, Bikolina shares with us some tips for finding productivity during a global pandemic. 

By: Nikolina Lalic 188 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience Starting a Co-op During a Global Pandemic

Professional Development

As Elena enters her first co-op work term in the midst of an ongoing pandemic, she is faced with the challenges of working remotely. Read on to find out how she is able to overcome these obstacles as she shares her advice on working from home. 

By: Elena Pantazopoulos 330 reads | 0 comments
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