Human Resource Management

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Creating Value: The Adventures of an IT Co-op Student

Human Resource Management

"Now working in the technology field, it is not what I had imagined initially" - Gabriel talks about his co-op with SFU's IT Project Management Office.

By: Gabriel Lim 1715 reads | 0 comments
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How I Discovered a New Career Path at TELUS

Co-op

Teodora Mircea's co-op experience offered much more than just work experience. Her co-op with Telus allowed her to create a new career path and learn that there's more to being a Business Analyst  than analyzing data and creating spreadsheets.

By: Teodora Mircea 3682 reads | 0 comments
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Loving the Non-Profit Life

Business

Working at non-profit organizations may have a less-than-desirable reputation among students, especially regarding pay and prestige; and while it may not look as glamorous as working in a big corporate firm, it has a few unique perks to help you gain valuable experience. 

By: Mikaela Nuval 2191 reads | 0 comments
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Find your Voice: Insights into Designing your Co-op

Workplace Success

Every experience provides the opportunity to go above and beyond. Here, Beedie Business student Jared Chiu shares how he seized the opportunity to grow his role, and how you can too. 

By: Jared Chiu 2753 reads | 0 comments
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When Once Wasn’t Enough

During the Work Term

If you are about to start applying for co-ops or trying to decide if another co-op term at the same organization is right for you, read about my experience of how a surprising situation can lead to a positive experience.

By: Kaylie Wong 3294 reads | 0 comments
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Working for a Start-Up

FI.SPAN

See how I faced my fears and worked for a company I never would have imagined working for.

By: Claudia Mathieu 3988 reads | 0 comments
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Working at BC Housing as a Co-op Student

Business

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for a crown corporation? Read on to see what it has been like for 4th year Business student, Kathy Lee, who is completing an 8-month co-op term as an Engagement Assistant with BC Housing.

By: Kathy Lee 16027 reads | 0 comments
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The EnLIGHTening Experience of Working for a Small Business

Marketing [SRY]

Chelsea did her co-op at a relatively small lighting agency, Inter-Lite Sales, in greater Vancouver; but she learned about much more than lighting. Read why Chelsea believes every student should work for at least one small business to round out their co-op experience.

By: Chelsea Schmidt 14340 reads | 0 comments
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How to Spend Summer Break, Efficiently

SMART goals

Most students studying in universities take the summer semester off to work. But apart from work, find out how to set SMART goals and spend your summer term in an efficient and productive way.

By: anajaf 5064 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Attending a Conference

Networking

Attending a Conference can be a remarkable experience- that is if you plan to make it that way. Ali shares six tips to prepare for a conference so you can make sure it’s worth your while. 

By: anajaf 5989 reads | 0 comments
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