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Fishing for Experience

Co-operative Education

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 444 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part I: An Idea and a Hope

Management Information Systems (MIS)

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 615 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part II: Arrival and Research in Brazil

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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 275 reads | 0 comments
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The EnLIGHTening Experience of Working for a Small Business

Co-op

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 1570 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 1055 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Toronto: My Experience Working for the Ontario Public Service

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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 1410 reads | 0 comments
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How I Left My Comfort Zone and Realized Self Growth

Co-op Reflections

Being shy and not much of a risk-taker, I was shocked at having been asked to interview people. Read on to find out how my co-op with Beedie School of Business helped me step outside my comfort zone and gain a newfound confidence. 

By: Christopher Penner 1932 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Staff Stories: Making the Most of the Unexpected

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Business Co-op Coordinator Caroline Wakelin shares 5 tips and can-do's for career progression and tells her own story about how reluctantly saying "yes" to a first job that wasn't her "dream job" actually ended up getting her to where she wanted. 

By: Caroline Wakelin 1803 reads | 0 comments
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Life in Ontario: My Co-op at BlackBerry

Career Exploration

Living in a new city while taking on a new job serves as both a challenge and reward. In this blog post, I share the rewarding experiences I’ve had during my co-op in Ontario and explain why doing co-op outside of BC is worth it. 

By: Nathan Lee 1659 reads | 0 comments
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I Did a Work Term Extension and So Should You!

Business

Accepting a job with SFU International Co-op, Christy only expected to complete a four-month work term. This all changed when she was offered a work term extension. If you’re considering whether or not you should accept a work term extension, Christy has three big reasons why you should. 

By: Christy Liu 3740 reads | 0 comments
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