International Studies

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The Road Less Traveled: Taking a Chance in Co-op

Workplace Success

With co-op, are we better off sticking to our field of study, or should we take a chance at something entirely different? In this article, Rachel reflects on her work term with the RCMP, what she learned about the industry as well as herself in a field that she would have never considered if it wasn’t for co-op.

By: Rachel Wong 5526 reads | 0 comments
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Why Apply to Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

communication co-op jobs

It is a very exciting time to get involved with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)! Taylor shares her experience working at INAC's Yukon regional office and how she gained valuable skills while learning about Yukon First Nations, government and life in the North. 

By: Taylor Mckinney 10323 reads | 0 comments
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@SFUVan Profile: Samaah Jaffer

International Studies

Meet Samaah Jaffer, an Arts Co-op student who has worked at the US Consulate and SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement. 

By: Kamilah Charters-Gabanek 1861 reads | 0 comments
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Bruce
Liu
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SFU Co-op Student
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Beyond the BC bubble: My co-op term in Burma (Myanmar)

Communication, Art and Technology

In a country filled with monks, crazy drivers, and frequent power outages, things were different living in Burma. After four months, it started to feel a bit like home. Here’s a glimpse into my unique experience as a political intern for the Embassy of Canada to Burma (Myanmar). 

By: Layla Clarkson 4252 reads | 0 comments
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Lauren
Wain
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SFU Student
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Therese
Leung
Member Type: 
SFU Student
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It’s All Related

Government

Elinor worked in the External Relations Department of Parks Canada and explains how this was the right choice for her as an International Studies student. 

By: Elinor McNamee-Annett 1161 reads | 0 comments
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Enforcing Soft Skills

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

Meet “Student Border Services Officer (SBSO) Umar”, who shares what her co-op was like at the Canada Border Services Agency.

By: Aayla Umar 1356 reads | 0 comments
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Stephen
Kaita
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SFU Student
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