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Having the Best Co-op Work Experiences Even During Uncertain Times

Business

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 205 reads | 0 comments
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What Has Worked So Far With Remote Working

Management Information Systems (MIS)

 Remote working is no longer only the future of working but a current-day reality. Matthew provides three of his tips and tricks that have worked for him when working remotely with Student Recruitment and Admissions at SFU.

By: Matthew Trung 319 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Your Fit Among Thousands in an Organization

Top Tip Lists

Working for a large, well-known organization can be both exciting and intimidating. It can raise questions about how you can stand out and forge a unique path, while fitting into the work culture. Jenny shares her top three insights during her work term at RBC as a Business Analyst on their Strategic Initiatives and Change Management.

By: Jenny Lian 525 reads | 0 comments
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From Dishwashing to Project Management – Why I Did Five Co-op Work Terms

Business

In his first job, Graham worked as a dishwasher. Now, he just completed his fifth co-op work term as a Project Coordinator for Translation at SAP. Graham describes what his co-op journey has been and what he's learned along the way.

By: Graham Morrison 972 reads | 0 comments
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Making The Best Out Of Your Work-From-Home Experience

COVID

Going into a co-op term, every co-op student aims to utilize this opportunity to learn and gain real work experience. However, amid the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses’ working schedules have been affected. As a result, co-op students are challenged with the transition to working from home which affects both productivity and personal well-being and consequently the overall work experience. Linh Tran, a business co-op student, shares her experience on how to overcome this challenge.

By: Linh Tran 1070 reads | 0 comments
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New Job, New City, New Adventure

Working Students

Considering a co-op outside of BC? Jenny shares 4 tips on moving to a new city based on her experience relocating to Ontario’s capital city, the 6ix.

By: Jenny Lian 3758 reads | 0 comments
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How to Get Over Imposter Syndrome at Your Co-op

Co-operative Education

"A lot of students going through their co-op terms have the same fear – as a student, how should one cope transitioning into an office environment with smart and experienced professionals? The simple answer to this issue is to be confident!" 

By: Daniel Cossio 899 reads | 0 comments
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Moving From Retail to Corporate : Life as an Operational Specialist at Canadian Western Trust

Co-operative Education

For three years I worked part-time at TD Canada Trust as a customer service representative and eventually a personal banking associate.

By: Phuong Mai 1554 reads | 0 comments
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Becoming A $60K Assistant

Being Proactive

When I first started at PCL as an Administrative Student, I was slightly disappointed.

By: Sharon 1338 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Through the First Month of your Co-op

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Getting Through the First Month of Your Co-op: How do you prepare for a new work term? And how do you survive the first month in a new co-op position? Business Major Anca Zgreaban shares five tips for easing smoothly from a study semester into a working term.

By: Anca Zgreaban 2238 reads | 0 comments
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