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Work at One of the Big Four Accounting Firms: PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Ever wondered what it would be like working for one of the big four accounting firms? Cameron shares his insight into working for PwC and their Audit and Assurance division, including key responsibilities and advice to help you succeed!

By: Cameron Axenty 1762 reads | 0 comments
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Getting the Most Out of Your Work Term: Nine Tips for Success

Co-operative Education

Jordan began his co-op at TELUS with a limited skillset and a lack of experience. Eight months later, he left TELUS with more than he could have imagined. In this blog post, he shares nine tips that helped him find success during his work term. 

By: Jordan Eng 769 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of (Not) Having It All Figured Out

Volunteer Services

Choosing a career is not about selecting an archetype (like ‘lawyer’, or ‘doctor’, or ‘teacher’), but about exploring who you are, what your skill set is, and what type of career will be a good fit for you. In this blog, I talk about letting go of the pressure to have it all figured out, and to instead embrace different ideas and explore different options to find a career that fits. 

By: Claire Wallace 1758 reads | 0 comments
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Decision Support at Vancouver Coastal Health

Decision Support

Ever thought about working in Management Information Systems? Third year business student Vivyn Zhou shares her journey working for System Improvement in the Decision Support department at Vancouver Coastal Health. 

By: Vivyn Zhou 1872 reads | 0 comments
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Fishing for Experience

Business Development Co-op

Spend your summer in one of the most vibrant and popular tourist destinations in BC! Make a difference in the operation and performance of a small company, and grow your entrepreneurial skillset in a meaningful way by working for WardoWest in Tofino. 

By: Mark Trendell-Jensen 1256 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part I: An Idea and a Hope

soccer

I used to think success depended on the separation of personal and professional passions. That was until I did a self-directed co-op term in Brazil researching some of the most successful soccer clubs. Follow me as I prepare to embark on my journey to Brazil. 

By: Christopher Maringka 3876 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part II: Arrival and Research in Brazil

São Paulo

In part two of my Brazillian co-op story, I arrive in São Paulo feeling overwhelmed. This all changes as I carry out my research, realizing something very powerful about the connection many Brazilians have to the sport of soccer.  

By: Christopher Maringka 617 reads | 0 comments
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The EnLIGHTening Experience of Working for a Small Business

small-size companies

Chelsea did her co-op at a relatively small lighting agency, Inter-Lite Sales, in greater Vancouver; but she learned about much more than lighting. Read why Chelsea believes every student should work for at least one small business to round out their co-op experience.

By: Chelsea Schmidt 9575 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Story: Working at Beedie’s Career Management Centre

Marketing [SRY]

Starting my co-op working at the Career Management Centre in the Beedie School of Business, I was worried my lack of design skills would be a big challenge to my success. See how I was proven wrong.  

By: Jessica Tsai 5756 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Toronto: My Experience Working for the Ontario Public Service

Career Exploration

Are you a student who, like me, has struggled deciding what career path best suits you? Have you ever wondered what it was like to work in Toronto? Are you considering a career in public service? If you answered yes to any of these, read my post! 

By: Kory Szostak 6243 reads | 0 comments
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