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International Co-op: An Interview with Erik Bainbridge

Co-operative Education

Erik Bainbridge, a Political Science student, shares his international experience doing four work terms in three different positions in China and Hong Kong. He worked as an English teacher in Shandong, an Event Manager at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CamChamHK) in Hong Kong, and a Trade Intern for the Consulate General of Canada in China.

By: Christy Liu 3113 reads | 0 comments
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How I survived in the world of IT: Three quick tips for a successful work experience

Business

Working at an IT company was a refreshing experience for someone like Vanessa, who has never been exposed to this industry before. Here she shares a few tips on how she made it through and got the most out of her 12 months at BCNET.

By: Vanessa Lam 2164 reads | 0 comments
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Bruce
Liu
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SFU Co-op Student
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My TaLK Life

ESL

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to, not only live in a foreign country, but to also teach a foreign language to elementary students who only know their native language? If so, join Molly Cembrano as she takes you on her journey as a TaLK Scholar with the Teach and Learn in Korea Program.

By: Molly Cembrano 2716 reads | 0 comments
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Worth It.

Co-op

Natasha shares why she found waiting for the ‘right’ co-op was worth it for her.  After a lot of determination and persistence she was able to land a job that was worth all the hard work and spent an amazing summer at Options. 

By: Natasha Jackson 3093 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Carmen van Soest

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

"I hope to be someone that other Indigenous youth can look up to, and a person that others can count on in my everyday life. And hopefully I can get into Law school so I can help Indigenous peoples fight for their rights." 

By: Carmen van Soest 4320 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Kayla Mitchell

Indigenous Career

"Just do it! If you get invested in your education you want to continue, and the rewards are extraordinary! Even when it is hard, you continue to do it. I’ve learned so much since starting, it’s phenomenal."

By: Kayla Mitchell 7617 reads | 0 comments
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Taylor
Baron
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SFU Student
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Teaching English Abroad? Top 5 Tips for Success

Arts and Social Sciences

Adrian Quiroz is a fourth year student of French, Linguistics, and Speech Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He taught English in France for eight months and shares his tips for success.

By: Adrian Quiroz 3297 reads | 0 comments
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Zhong Yu
Lian
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SFU Alumni
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