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From Doubtful to Confident: How I Adapted to Working Life

Co-operative Education

Initially unsure if she would be an effective counsellor, Alyssa shares how becoming a Student Academic Advisor at SFU helped her discover hidden strengths. 

By: Alyssa Chan 315 reads | 0 comments
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Experiencing what Life has to Offer, in Ottawa Ontario

Arts and Social Sciences

Moving away from home and starting a new job is both exciting and scary. This fall, Hannah began her first co-op term in Ottawa. Here she shares the ups and downs and why she would do it again in a heartbeat.

By: Hannah Weinkauf 449 reads | 0 comments
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Building Relationships: 5 Tips for Networking within the Federal Government

Co-op

Interested in a career with the federal government? Kate McMurchy shares tips on building new connections and making the most of your co-op. 

By: Kate MacMurchy 1411 reads | 0 comments
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The Government of Canada: The Digital World of Information Management – PART II

Criminology

In the last part of this two part series, criminology student Julia Apeles shares her experience working as an Information Managment Specialist with the federal government. 

By: Julia Apeles 584 reads | 0 comments
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What Does It Mean to Program Engagement?

Workplace Success

FASS Student, Shina discusses her experiences leading a team on her Co-op experience and how she found success at her role!

By: Shina Kaur 1358 reads | 0 comments
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The Government of Canada: The Importance of Information Management – PART I

Workplace Success

What happens when a Criminology student meets the administration. Learn more about Julia’s experience in the world of Information Management as it transitions away from paperwork and towards technology. 

By: Julia Apeles 865 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience as an Introvert

Workplace Success

Have a difficult time talking to people in the workplace? Are you worried about your upcoming Co-op experience? Jeffrey has some tips for you that will help you find success at your workplace!

By: Jeffrey Au 1312 reads | 0 comments
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Tips on Coping with a Challenging Co-op Term

co-op challenges

"Working in different settings and with various personality types allows you to take in the best and the worst of the workplace" - Diana gives practical tips on coping with workplace challenges.

By: Diana Kabantsov 1548 reads | 0 comments
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The Pre-Interview Pep-Talk You Never Knew You Needed

interview tips

Ivy Choi gives some insightful and practical tips on dealing with those nasty pre-interview jitters.

By: Ivy Choi 1124 reads | 0 comments
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How I Faced and Overcame My Fears

academic advice

Relax! Yes, you may have made a mistake, but it is how you handle the consequences that count. Carina talks about how she made mistakes, faced her fears and learned from them.

By: Carina Yuen 838 reads | 0 comments
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