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For a Chance at a Job, Take a Chance and Apply!

Wavefront

I completed my undergraduate degree without doing co-op. This meant that after graduation, I was competing for jobs with others who had work experience, while I had none. Find out how doing co-op as a PhD student allowed me to not only gain work experience, but also gave me confidence in my abilities.  

By: Shruti Menon 303 reads | 0 comments
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The Long Way Around: How Co-op Made My Academic Detour Worthwhile

Personal Growth

It has been six long years since I started at SFU, switching majors three times along the way. With such a convoluted path, it’s no surprise that life after school began to fall out of context. Thankfully, a well-timed co-op opportunity allowed me to refocus my life and reverse my dwindling academic attitude. 

By: Brett Erickson 488 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Product Development: Consumer vs. Industrial

Kensington

Ever wondered what makes the difference between a consumer level product and an industrial one? Read on and find out some of the key differences that make industrial level products stand out in reliability. 

By: Harry He 1127 reads | 0 comments
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The Value of Growth: Sowing the Seeds for Future Success

Applied Sciences

Growth is about constantly challenging and stretching ourselves, both personally and professionally. Through co-op, I have had the opportunity to learn and grow from my peers and mentors, truly experiencing and understanding the value of growth in the process. 

By: Aakriti Arora 1583 reads | 0 comments
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How My Personal Projects Landed Me a Research Co-op Helping Others

Research

In my experience with co-op, personal projects and hobbies outside of school gave me the tools to build something in practice. This not only made me much more competitive in the job search, but also allowed me to acquire a co-op position where the work was directed at improving lives of other people. 

By: Sohail Sangha
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Beast in the East: Why You Should Go Away For Co-op

BlackBerry

If you’ve only been looking for co-op placements in the Greater Vancouver area, here’s why you should definitely reconsider.

By: Imran Kanji 1858 reads | 0 comments
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Touch the Future of Hydrogen Storage

Applied Sciences

The future of energy belongs to hydrogen but you can be part of the future as well. Take part in the development of the next generation power source and learn engineering knowledge throughout the whole process with Hydrogen In Motion Inc. at Powertech Labs Inc..

By: Weilin Sun 929 reads | 0 comments
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Alwin
Leong
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SFU Student
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Co-op Jobs Help Fulfill Iron Man Career Ambition

During the Work Term

Sheldan Manansala's childhood dreams came true as his journey took him to land a co-op at Tesla Motors.  

By: Caitlin Dawson 1087 reads | 0 comments
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Duncan
Ensing
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SFU Co-op Student
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