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Postcards from Hong Kong: Culture and Commerce

Business

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. 

 

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Step by Step: Building Job Experience as an International Student

Co-op

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 335 reads | 0 comments
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When Once Wasn’t Enough

Professional Development

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 588 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Workplace Success

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 600 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 464 reads | 0 comments
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From West to East: Why Students Must Push Their Boundaries

Co-operative Education

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 511 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience with Introversion and Impostor Syndrome

Working Students

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 1388 reads | 0 comments
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Working for a Start-Up

Co-op

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

By: Claudia Mathieu 442 reads | 0 comments
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Redefining the Modern Internship: Where Work and Sport Intersect

Marketing

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 2352 reads | 0 comments
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My Life as an International Student: Becoming Different in a Different Culture

Fraser International College

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. 

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