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Let’s Come Together Right Now

International Services for Students

“If you ask anyone in or outside Canada what makes that country different from other nations, it doesn’t usually take long for hockey to emerge as something that seems characteristically Canadian”.

By: Dasha Mezenina 26 reads | 0 comments
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More Than Just Marketing: Pursuing my Passion at Telus

Communication, Art and Technology

Don’t limit yourself and be active in asking to take on projects beyond the job description. Some insights from Christy’s co-op at TELUS.

By: Christy Liu 259 reads | 0 comments
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Why Co-op Makes a Difference: Instead of Chasing, I’m Being Chased

Co-op

Have you ever wondered if extending gradutation to take part in co-op is really worth it? Find out by checking out Mark's final co-op reflection as he looks back on four co-op terms. 

By: Mark Trendell-Jensen 664 reads | 0 comments
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How I Ended Up Working for the BC Lions

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 219 reads | 0 comments
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Your Co-op Journey Starts at the End of Your Comfort Zone

Marketing [SRY]

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 440 reads | 0 comments
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Postcards from Hong Kong: Culture and Commerce

Co-op Reflections

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 1051 reads | 0 comments
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Step by Step: Building Job Experience as an International Student

Co-operative Education

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 778 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 920 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Working Students

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 966 reads | 0 comments
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Welcome Sessions, Onboarding, and the Handling of Snacks

STEMCELL

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

By: Linh Nguyen 671 reads | 0 comments
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