Management Information Systems (MIS)

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From Dishwashing to Project Management – Why I Did Five Co-op Work Terms

Co-op Reflections

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 411 reads | 0 comments
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Making The Best Out Of Your Work-From-Home Experience

Co-operative Education

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 523 reads | 0 comments
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New Job, New City, New Adventure

RBC

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 3398 reads | 0 comments
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How to Get Over Imposter Syndrome at Your Co-op

Co-op

"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 590 reads | 0 comments
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Moving From Retail to Corporate : Life as an Operational Specialist at Canadian Western Trust

Banking

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 975 reads | 0 comments
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Becoming A $60K Assistant

personal development

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

By: Sharon 1008 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Through the First Month of your Co-op

Business

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 1778 reads | 0 comments
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My ‘Future Friendly’ Experience at TELUS

Telus

Read on to learn about Jacky's co-op experience at Telus!

By: Jacky Huang 1793 reads | 0 comments
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Banking is not Boring!

Career Exploration

When Taylor Nguyen imagined working at a large bank, she pictured cubicles, formal attire, and stacks of documents. What she found instead were opportunities to learn and create in a fun and collaboratve environment. 

By: Taylor Nguyen 1865 reads | 0 comments
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Small Fish in Big Pond: Working for PepsiCo

Co-op

Fahad Faruque discusses highlights from his co-op semester in quality assurance at PepsiCo. 

By: Fahad Faruque 2212 reads | 0 comments
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