How I Ended Up Working for the BC Lions


Beedie Business student, Ali Najaf shares his extraordinary journey from not knowing anything about the Canadian Football League to working with one of their best teams - The BC Lions.

By: Ali Najaf 64 reads | 0 comments

Your Co-op Journey Starts at the End of Your Comfort Zone

Co-operative Education

An incredible co-op term with Goldcorp taught Joselyn Hernandez to be open minded when  searching for co-op opportunities. You never know which organization, industry or position you might end up liking until you try. 

By: Joselyn Hernandez 252 reads | 0 comments

Postcards from Hong Kong: Culture and Commerce

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Derek Woo traveled to Hong Kong for co-op with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. To keep in touch, he sent postcards home, sharing each leg of his journey as he traversed one of the world's most bustling cities. 


By: OLC Admin 576 reads | 0 comments

Step by Step: Building Job Experience as an International Student

Career Exploration

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 595 reads | 0 comments

When Once Wasn’t Enough

Co-operative Education

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 744 reads | 0 comments

Grow Beyond Your Job


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 761 reads | 0 comments

Welcome Sessions, Onboarding, and the Handling of Snacks

Human Resources

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

By: Linh Nguyen 553 reads | 0 comments

From West to East: Why Students Must Push Their Boundaries

Professional Development

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 601 reads | 0 comments

My Experience with Introversion and Impostor Syndrome


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 1523 reads | 0 comments

Working for a Start-Up


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

By: Claudia Mathieu 632 reads | 0 comments
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