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An Inspiring Co-op Experience

Career Exploration

There was a point in my degree when I started to question whether I had chosen the right path. Is this the career I want to spend the rest of my life in? Are these the people I want to surround myself with day-in and day-out? Find out how co-op answered these questions.  

By: Ashly Hill 1425 reads | 0 comments
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Finding a Balance Between Work and Life During an International Co-op

Personal Development

International Co-op positions provide the opportunity to discover the world while developing professional skills and contacts. But there’s a conundrum: all work and no play or no work and all play?

By: Mallory Wyant 6814 reads | 0 comments
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Join Co-op: Your Future Self Will Thank You

Personal Development

Have you found yourself thinking about joining the co-op program but aren’t yet sure if it’s worth your time or the best bang for your buck? Let me help you get off that fence and convince you why the co-op program is worth your while. 

By: Jaclyn Marshall 6960 reads | 0 comments
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A Humbling First Experience

MLA

Heart racing, sweat forming across the forehead, nervous beyond belief. It is the first day of school, and all the same feelings are flooding back. Except this time, I’m attending school as a co-op student on my first work term at Mediated Learning Academy.

By: Andrew Ku 1049 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips to Achieve a Diverse Co-op Experience

Top Tip Lists

Want to work in different sectors during your co-op work terms and gain diverse experiences? Learn how you can diversify your co-op experience and leverage your skills by reading these five tips! 

 
By: Nakita Cheung 2651 reads | 0 comments
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The Way You See The World: Culture and Communication

intercultural

Communication and interaction are fundamental parts of everyday life and a person’s ability to communicate and interact has a major impact on their well-being, happiness, and success. In this post, Akanksha shares her own experiences at the intersection of culture and communication.

By: Akanksha Thakur 8073 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Culture in Catalonia, Spain: Expectation Versus Reality

International Co-op

Going to Spain for co-op, I felt I would be immersed in a single culture. Read on to discover how this opportunity allowed me to develop a more intricate understanding of culture, communities, and families and to build lifelong friendships and family-like relationships across linguistic and cultural barriers.

By: Nyssa Lessingham 1431 reads | 0 comments
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My Racing Readers Journey

Community Engagement

In the short amount of time I volunteered with Racing Readers, I learned a lot about myself. I also realized how much of an influence I could potentially have on others, which pushed me to be even better. This is my journey with the Racing Readers program.  

By: Daljinder Kaler 2142 reads | 0 comments
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How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life

success

used to be very shy, a person who dared not speak to new people. Public speaking terrified me, even worse than getting an injection. As both an introvert and a sentimental person, I admired people who could just get out there and form friendships. So, I started to work on my goals and I soon realized that speaking to people is much better than getting an injection!

By: Jingyao Li 8962 reads | 0 comments
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So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government

Government

Jobs in the federal government are well-paid, interesting, and a great springboard for your career. They are also very hard to get. These six tips could help you land your dream job!

By: Diana Bartosh 8167 reads | 0 comments
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