Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

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International Invite Turned into a Dual-Self-Directed Co-op

Europe

Pamela Plantinga, BPK Behavioural Neuroscience student, took advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to a paid trip abroad and augmented it into a self-directed short-term dual internship experience in Nashville, Tennessee before going further abroad to Europe.

By: Pamela Plantinga 319 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience at a Chiropractic Office

Co-op Reflections

Harpreet is a BPK student who has spent twelve months as a Therapy and Office Assistant at a Chiropractic Office.  She shares about what she has learned on the job including being able to prioritize on the job.

By: Harpreet Kaur Kambo 618 reads | 0 comments
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Gurkaran
Virdi
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SFU Co-op Student
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Discovering What It Takes - Physiotherapy Clinic

Science

Joanne is a BPK co-op student who did her placement in a physiotherapy clinic.  In this co-op reflection she shares what her main duties were in the clinic and what she has learned about the position, working in a clinic, and about herself. 

By: Joanne Lau 533 reads | 0 comments
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Chris
Ferguson
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SFU Student
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The Lungpacer Experience

Lungpacer

My wide variety of responsibilities working with Lungpacer Medical facilitated the development of excellent collaborative skills and versatility as a member of the multidisciplinary team. This demanding work environment was no issue in such relevant, innovative, and hands-on medical research which inspired me to be passionate and enthusiastic.

By: Laura Bruulsema 613 reads | 0 comments
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Bryan
Lee
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SFU Student
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Not Your Typical Science Co-op

Science

As a Biomedial Physiology major I always thought that my co-op placements would involve a lab, research of some sort or a hospital. Turns out working as a secretary at a physiotherapy clinic taught me so much more about how to work in the healthcare system than any of those seemingly more glamorous placements ever could. 

By: Kirsten Hinlopen 1047 reads | 0 comments
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Margaret’s Co-op Experience: Two Job Positions with One Stone

Co-op Reflections

Working at the CBI Health Clinic has certainly been a once in a life time experience. Taking on the challenge of working in a clinical environment that I was unfamiliar with has shown me skills I didn’t realize I possessed.  In gaining these skills, it helped keep me on board for an unexpected second term of co-op with a new position and new experiences.

By: Margaret Chang 1296 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience: Be Open to the Unfamiliar

Science

Are you having a hard time landing that ideal Co-op job? But, what is ideal? Explore Jeanie’s experience this summer at the YWCA Health + Fitness Centre.  She shares her experience about how a job description might not stand out at first, but can lead to a stand-out placement.

By: Jeanie Luu 2439 reads | 0 comments
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