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Ly's International Co-op Story

Applied Sciences

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 5991 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 4021 reads | 0 comments
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Sanaz Takes On Germany: Part 1

International

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 9377 reads | 0 comments
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Sanaz Takes on Germany: Part 2

International Co-op

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 9489 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of Your Co-op Education: A Senior Co-op Student's Perspective

Co-operative Education

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 4431 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of WIldfires: Called Back from Vacation

Co-op Reflections

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 4658 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Why You Must Apply

Co-op Reflections

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 5209 reads | 0 comments
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Blogging: is it for you?

Blog


thumbnail picture With all the current technology, such as blogs, websites, emails and social networking software, staying in touch with friends and family has never been easier. How do you determine which technology is right for your needs? What is the difference between a blog and a website? Read on to find out more.

By: coopcom 21458 reads | 0 comments
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Science Panel: There is no plan?

Work Search

For three SFU Science Alumni, the road to success was a windy one. While each of them experienced roadblock and detours, none foresaw the opportunities and open doors that awaited them post graduation.

By: Kelsey Newsham 6205 reads | 0 comments
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Facebook and Your Co-op Term

Career Exploration

The cold, hard fact is that Facebook may be putting your job at risk, and not just because you’re writing on your friends’ Walls when you should be working. This said, co-op students: please take heed of the following guidelines and maintain your all-important professional poise.

By: Christy Kazulin 18041 reads | 0 comments