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Tips on Surviving Your Co-op Work Term

Co-operative Education

Embarking on 8 month work term with Fraser Health, Karman came across valuable life lessons from working as a HR Representative. Read on to learn more about what you should keep in mind when settling into your new workplace environment.

By: Karman Badesha 56 reads | 0 comments
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From Advising in Person to Advising at Home – My First Co-op Work Term

Co-op Reflections

JenJen was not quite expecting to be advising fellow SFU students as a Student Academic Advisor from the comfort of her home as her very first co-op experience. Read on to learn more on how she found her stride in getting used to a new work environment as a new co-op student in unusual circumstances.

By: JenJen Chen 193 reads | 0 comments
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Career Guidance For Rookies: A Q & A with a Coop Student

Co-op Reflections

How would you explain co-op to high school students or how would you explain your journey to discover your career path? While a co-op student, Julie was asked to participate as a panelist for high school students visiting Teck Resource Limited.  She shares her experience as a panelist and co-op advocate in this Q & A summary. 

By: Julie Nguyen 561 reads | 0 comments
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Changing Seasons

Co-op

"In the workplace, change is often chosen for us." Read on as Jessica shows how a change in workplace personnel can have a big effect on you personally as well as professionally.

 

By: Jessica Dickson 302 reads | 0 comments
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Do, Learn, and Grow: Valuable Lessons from Company Values

Human Resources Co-op

"Learn. As students, we hear this word a lot in school, but what does that really mean in the working environment?"-Read on as Travia delves into her personal experience of growth in the workplace.

By: Travia Mok 430 reads | 0 comments
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How My Student Club Involvements Scored Me My First Co-op - Recruiter Perspective

Opportunities

Joining a student club is an excellent way to develop transferrable skills! Olivia shares how her campus involvement not only helped with skill development and securing a co-op position, it eased the transition and helped differentiate Olivia from her peers. In her own words: "If you want to be one step closer to finding your dream co-op, I suggest starting with community involvement!"

By: Olivia Chan 635 reads | 0 comments
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Building Routines to Build Productivity

changing habits

Procrastination became a close friend of mine and by the end of the semester, I was burnt out but relieved that it was all over. Then the cycle would repeat itself for another four months.

By: Holly Kang 848 reads | 0 comments
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Overcoming the Distance: Working with a Remote Team

Business

Maggie Quinn discusses her experience of working with a remote team as a Junior Regional Recruiter with Kal Tire. 

By: Maggie Quinn 1431 reads | 0 comments
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Is your Employer Doing Enough for the Community?

Teck Resources Ltd.

Are you curious about what impact your employer has on the larger world? Reading about it is not enough! Get up, get out, contribute and see for yourself!

By: Julie Nguyen 1746 reads | 0 comments
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Succeeding in a Start-up 101

Business

"This being my first co-op term, I didn’t really know what to expect. I didn’t know what to wear, how welcoming my co-workers would be or what exact tasks I would be assigned" - Joshua talks about his co-op experience.

By: Joshua Juni 2542 reads | 0 comments
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