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Adrian
Fung
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SFU Co-op Student
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My Life Among Birkenstocks

Co-operative Education

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 331 reads | 0 comments
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The Skills You Can’t Learn in Class

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

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 565 reads | 0 comments
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Sarah
Dunn
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SFU Student
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Community engagement clarifies career choice

First Nations Student Association

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 697 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

Co-operative Education

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 932 reads | 0 comments
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What I Learned From Going Back to Kindergarten

Co-op

I spent a year working in a special needs kindergarten classroom and learned endless career and life skills to help me work towards my goal of becoming an Occupational Therapist.

By: Erin O’Neil 1246 reads | 0 comments
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Janice
Wong
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SFU Co-op Student
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Time invested pays dividends for SFU Co-op student award-winner

Science

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

By: Justin Wong 986 reads | 0 comments
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