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Making the Most of the Co-op Experience: The Case for a Diversified Co-op Portfolio

Arts and Social Sciences

Ever wonder what type of factors you should take into consideration when seeking out Co-op placements? Mark reflects on his rewarding Co-op journey to make some recommendations on how to best take advantage of the Co-op program!

By: Mark Thompson 2824 reads | 0 comments
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John Howard Society - Hobden House

Co-op Reflections

Theresa did her co-op as a residence worker.  She shares about her learning experiences and her future goals.

By: Theresa John 8359 reads | 0 comments
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Patricia
Kalalo
Member Type: 
SFU Co-op Student
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@SFUVan Profile: Samaah Jaffer

Co-op

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 2347 reads | 0 comments
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Ji Sun
Park
Member Type: 
SFU Student
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International Co-op: An Interview with Erik Bainbridge

Shandong

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 3583 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 2603 reads | 0 comments
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Bruce
Liu
Member Type: 
SFU Co-op Student
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My TaLK Life

Arts and Social Sciences

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 3192 reads | 0 comments
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Worth It.

Youth

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 3349 reads | 0 comments
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