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Adrian
Fung
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A Medical Internship in Mexico City [Part 3]: Babies, Mothers, and Hearts

Co-op

Ian’s co-op position in the hospitals of Mexico City was a life-changing experience. Read about the nature of his work as an ECG/Medical Assistant, how he obtained such a position, and the cases that took him beyond anything he thought he would ever experience as an undergraduate student at SFU. This is part 3 of 3. Read part 1 and part 2 to find out how this all started.

By: Ian Ruiz-Romero 252 reads | 0 comments
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My Life Among Birkenstocks

Retail

Walking into my first day of work for my co-op term at The Right Shoe, all I expected was just another retail job. But upon arriving at work, I quickly realized how much more informative and applicable to my degree the experience would be. What I thought would be just another retail experience turned out to be one of the most interesting, informative and relevant experiences of my life.

By: Biomedical Footwear Assessor 267 reads | 0 comments
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A Medical Internship in Mexico City [Part 2]: Hospital Gineco-pediatria 3A

Mexico

Ian’s co-op position in the hospitals of Mexico City was a life-changing experience. Read about the nature of his work as an ECG/Medical Assistant, how he obtained such a position, and the cases that took him beyond anything he thought he would ever experience as an undergraduate student at SFU.

By: Ian Ruiz-Romero 282 reads | 0 comments
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A Medical Internship in Mexico City [Part 1]: Arriving in Mexico

International

Ian’s co-op position in the hospitals of Mexico City was a life-changing experience. Read about the nature of his work as an ECG/Medical Assistant, how he obtained such a position, and the cases that took him beyond anything he thought he would ever experience as an undergraduate student at SFU. This is part 1 of 3. 

By: Ian Ruiz-Romero 229 reads | 0 comments
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The Skills You Can’t Learn in Class

Professional Development

I knew that co-op work terms would greatly enhance my education and I would gain skills and experience that I could never get from a classroom, but the type of knowledge that I am walking away with is not what I expected.  

By: Tessa Leyland 462 reads | 0 comments
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Sarah
Dunn
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Community engagement clarifies career choice

UBC

Meet Lindsay Wainwright, 32, who has already completed her second year of medical school at UBC even though she is just graduating with her SFU B.Sc. this June. 

By: Diane Mar-Nicolle 656 reads | 0 comments
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Iman
Baharmand
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SFU Student
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Connections, Connections, Connections: The Keys to Getting the Most Out of Your Co-op

Science

For me, co-op is about learning what I can’t learn in school. After three co-op terms, I firmly believe everyone in your workplace can – and should – be viewed as a valuable resource. Each person has something to teach you – life skills, career tips, something – you just have to figure out what it is! 

By: Carlie Penner 908 reads | 0 comments
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