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Step by Step: Building Job Experience as an International Student

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It isn’t always easy to get your first local job as an international student. However, there may be some short-cuts that you didn’t know about. Siyu Liu, a fourth year business student, has  advice for fellow international students on how to build local work experience

By: Siyu Liu 2272 reads | 0 comments
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When Once Wasn’t Enough

OLC Blog

If you are about to start applying for co-ops or trying to decide if another co-op term at the same organization is right for you, read about my experience of how a surprising situation can lead to a positive experience.

By: Kaylie Wong 2372 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Co-operative Education

If you want to extract every opportunity from your co-op term, take these proactive steps to grow professionally beyond your job title. 

By: Mikaela Nuval 2447 reads | 0 comments
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Welcome Sessions, Onboarding, and the Handling of Snacks

Business

Linh shares her experience working in the HR department of a biotech firm.

By: Linh Nguyen 2488 reads | 0 comments
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From West to East: Why Students Must Push Their Boundaries

OLC Blog

When opportunities in Vancouver were slim, I took the chance of embracing an experience on the other side of Canada, and in the process gained experience, networks, and memories that defined my final summer of university.

By: Mark Trendell-Jensen 1915 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience with Introversion and Impostor Syndrome

Co-operative Education

Keep on reading below to learn how I succeeded in my co-op term as an introvert and overcame my impostor syndrome.

By: Sarah Saghah 3913 reads | 0 comments
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Working for a Start-Up

During the Work Term

See how I faced my fears and worked for a company I never would have imagined working for.

By: Claudia Mathieu 2650 reads | 0 comments
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Redefining the Modern Internship: Where Work and Sport Intersect

Business

My first Co-op was an invaluable experience as I dabbled in the world of social media marketing, blog writing, events management and much more!

By: Ashleen Bandesha 5460 reads | 0 comments
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My Life as an International Student: Becoming Different in a Different Culture

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If you are an international student struggling with language and culture barriers in Canada, you are not alone. Liu Siyu, is a fourth-year international student here to share her stories about study, work, and career. 

By: Liu Siyu 3366 reads | 0 comments
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The First 100 Days of Co-op

Workplace Success

Congratulations! You got the job offer, but now what? The first 100 days of a new job are critical for your future success --  whether that means leading a project or simply showing your team that you are an eager learner. This blog will show you how to make the most of your first 100 days on the job. 

By: Susan Nguyen 12106 reads | 0 comments
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