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Time invested pays dividends for SFU Co-op student award-winner

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Simon Fraser University co-op student Laramie Ferguson is B.C.’s 2014 Co-op Student of the Year in the university category.

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Teaching English Abroad: Skill Improvements for Any Career

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Have you ever wanted to live and work abroad but could “never” find something career related?  Well, in my opinion, what you “could not find” might actually be right in front of your eyes.  There are countless opportunities for students to live abroad while teaching English.  You just might be surprised at what occupational skills you might be able to extract from such a position.  Have a read of my article to find out.

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Neurosurgery in Nepal

International

I was lucky enough to complete a Medical Internship with Partnership for Sustainable Development-Nepal as my third co-op work term. As part of the work term I was given the opportunity to follow a Neurosurgeon for two weeks at Model Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal. I witnessed six surgeries, with four of them being spinal fusions, a compound skull fracture, and the removal of a lipoma. I also observed inpatient rounds, and saw the wide scope of patients that a Nepali Neurosurgeon sees. This experience also allowed me to have a firsthand view of how medicine is practiced in Nepal, and the problems faced by health care systems in developing countries.

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My Fitness Journey

Thompson Community Centre

Kenneth Moy is a Kinesiology student who spent his co-op placement at Thompson Community Centre.  Read on to find out what he learned after four months as a fitness professional.  

By: Kenneth Moy 313 reads | 1 comments
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[Part 2]: My Co-op Experience at an Industrial Lab: Networking

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Getting accustomed to a new workplace with new people can be daunting. MBB student Janelle shares her experience working for the fast-paced industrial lab, Maxxam.

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[Part 1]: My Co-op Experience at an Industrial Lab: Working Together like a Well-Oiled Machine

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Getting accustomed to a new workplace with new people can be daunting. MBB student Janelle shares her experience working for the fast-paced industrial lab, Maxxam.

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Not Your Average Chiropractic Care

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Are all chiropractors the same? Not at all. This is Kikuko's co-op reflection after doing a practicum at MacKenzie Chiropractic. 

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