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Getting out of my Rut: How Co-op Changed my Life

Engineering

Jason shares how co-op has helped him develop personally and professionally.  He takes us back in time and back as he shares his life before co-op and contrasts it to where he is now. 

By: Jason Wallace 251 reads | 0 comments
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5 Keys to “Ramping Up” and Quickly Adjusting to a New Co-op

Starting Work

Noah did his co-op at PMC-Sierra. In this article he introduces the engineering term “ramp up” and identifies five ways to get up to speed when you start a co-op.

By: Noah Balzer 416 reads | 0 comments
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Doroudgar
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Communication: A Key Skill for an Engineer

Software

Learn how communication is one of the most important skills to develop at work. 

By: (Joel) Hoi Pak Lun 519 reads | 0 comments
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zhu
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Why Being Smart Isn’t Enough

SFU

You meet a lot of intelligent people working in research, but intelligence isn’t going to get you far as a researcher. The ability to communicate with your peers and to external viewers is critical to being successful. Read on as I share my experience working amongst research lab groups and why it’s a valuable skill to be able to communicate to those both in and outside your field.

By: Charlie Bennett 981 reads | 0 comments
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Eason
Tsai
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Homan
Lam
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Yao
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Tackling an Industrial Co-op: A Few Tips on Getting Started

Industry

Mechatronic Systems Engineering Student, James Wang, spent his last co-op accumulating industrial experience at Kodak.  He shares his top four tips for success when working in a company setting.

By: James Wang 1106 reads | 0 comments
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