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My Experience as a Co-op at Simba Technologies, Division of Magnitude Software

Co-operative Education

Ever wondered how academic work and practical application can overlap? Ivan reflects on his co-op experience on how the work environment provided him with an opportunity to sharpen his technical expertise and social skills. His experience captures how a co-op term can be helpful in shaping one’s future career.

By: Ivan Hoo 64 reads | 0 comments
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Working at a Startup vs. Large Corporation: Which is right for you?

Co-operative Education

My two-year roller coaster ride through Intel: A year after embarking on Intel’s newly acquired startup company, the project was shut down and a few members of the team, including myself, were lucky enough to be transferred to a different Intel group. Here’s my experience working in a startup vs working in a large corporation like Intel.

By: Darryl Fonseka 71 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Journey: How I Landed a Co-op working on 3 New Vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard

Applied Sciences

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up” - Les Brown

By: Seraphina Augustus 516 reads | 0 comments
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First-of-its-kind engineering program readies SFU students for emerging green industries

Applied Sciences

Second-year engineering student Danielle Arciaga faces a tough decision once she graduates from Simon Fraser University—which emerging green industry should she choose: clean tech or smart cities?

By: Justin Wong 674 reads | 0 comments
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From Tech-E@SFU to Chinese Hardware Accelerator

Technology & Innovation

Mechatronic Systems Engineering student, Ryan Threlfall travelled across the world to build a sleep-wearable that will help millions of habitual snorers. 

By: Ryan Threlfall 1101 reads | 0 comments
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A Series of Fortunate Events

Co-op Reflections

Mechatronic Systems Engineering student Guninder Malhi, shares how experience gained  through an SFU research position allowed him to build the skills necessary to kick start a career. 

By: Guninder Malhi 1271 reads | 0 comments
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How I Landed a Co-op at Tesla

Engineering

It is not hard to produce a perfect car. The difficulty lies in manufacturing 100,000 cars exactly alike. Read about the challenge of manufacturing modern luxury vehicles at Tesla Inc. 

By: Ryan Fielding 2368 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Research: The Value of Trying New Things

Workplace Success

Of the many career paths to try, research is an opportunity to apply lessons learned in the classroom to the real world. Matthew Malinab shares how a co-op with FAISAL opened his eyes to new career possibilities. 

By: Matthew Malinab 1123 reads | 0 comments
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A Startup Journey: Addressing Water Scarcity through Tech

Technology & Innovation

From concept to implementation, launching a start-up can be both exhilarating and demanding. Mechatronic System Engineering students, Hitesh and Devpreet share their start-up journey with Venture Connections and TechE@SFU. 

By: Hitesh Advani & Devpreet Bhullar 1532 reads | 0 comments
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Career Paths Are Never a Straight Line

Co-operative Education

Mechatronic Systems Engineering student Sheldon Maciel shares his story of braving rejection and uncertainty before finding his path. 

By: Sheldon Maciel 812 reads | 0 comments
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