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2010 Top 10 Articles

Top Tip Lists

The year is winding down and we take a moment to reminiscence about this year's top 10 best articles. It wasn't easy choosing the top 10 as there were several articles we liked, but here are the articles we thought were best.

By: cla108 1585 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Optimism’s Underworld – Unrealistic Expectations

CSI Blog

I’m going to share a secret with you, internet: I’m a big Kate Beckinsale fan, and have been since the first Underworld movie came out in 2003.  So, when I found out that the 4th Underworld movie - New Dawn – was being filmed at SFU , and that Kate was in a starring role, I got pretty excited (as many of my coworkers can confirm). 

By: David Lindskoog 7249 reads | 0 comments
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Try Before You Buy

Co-op Reflections

Many are aware of the multitude of benefits Co-operative Education has to offer. However, some fail to consider the less obvious but equally important advantages.  Co-op is a significant means of determining where you belong and where you fit in the world of work.

By: Carolyn Warner 6000 reads | 0 comments
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Ly's International Co-op Story

Technology & Innovation

Ly Viet Vu recently completed his undergraduate degree in the field of Computing Science.  Ly shares how his term with Co-op Japan altered his career path, providing him with the confidence to relocate to Viet Nam and establish his own business.

By: Ly Viet Vu 5798 reads | 0 comments
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Make this Work Term your Best!

Co-operative Education

Make a great first impression at your new workplace by following some of the tips provided by Co-op staff. It’s your time to shine so make this work term your best!

By: Amanda Der 3954 reads | 0 comments
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Sanaz Takes On Germany: Part 1

Germany

From weekend getaways to the Alps, to challenging engineering work for Daimler, Sanaz Jahanbakhsh had an amazing experience on her international co-op term in Germany. Read on to find out more about the work placement that put her time-management, communication skills and travel savvy to the test.

By: Adam Brayford 8295 reads | 0 comments
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Sanaz Takes on Germany: Part 2

Germany

On her 6 month international co-op term, based in Sindelfingen, Germany, Sanaz Jahanbakhsh worked on a sophisticated electro-engineering project for Daimler. Find out how her work has contributed to an effort that will save lives on the road.

By: Adam Brayford 9293 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of Your Co-op Education: A Senior Co-op Student's Perspective

Work Search

Co-op has sent me touring the province of BC in a branded Toyota Prius, pouring my creativity into written works at SFU Burnaby, and soon, it will send me to Southeastern BC where I will practice Media Relations. For me, this has resulted from fully taking advantage of all the services SFU Co-op has to offer. Read on to hear my tips on having a successful Co-op experience.

By: Adam Brayford 4341 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of WIldfires: Called Back from Vacation

Career Exploration

Interviewing frequently with TV, radio and print news media, seeing the province’s most beautiful locations by plane or helicopter, taking part in a job where the stakes are high and the responsibility is great: Highlights of the BC Forest Service Co-op experience. Check out a day in the life of a Fire Information Officer.

By: Adam Brayford 4505 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Why You Must Apply

Career Exploration

While life in Kootenays may bear the reputation of being laid back, Co-op student Adam Brayford finds that within the realm of emergency communications, the province's warmer region is abuzz with activity.

By: Adam Brayford 5076 reads | 0 comments