Co-op

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My Adventures working with the BC Lottery Corporation

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Is working in an unfamiliar industry scary to you? Don’t know what to prepare before working in a co-op? Read on to find out more.

By: Cloris Sun 443 reads | 0 comments
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Moving From Retail to Corporate : Life as an Operational Specialist at Canadian Western Trust

Management Information Systems (MIS)

For three years I worked part-time at TD Canada Trust as a customer service representative and eventually a personal banking associate.

By: Phuong Mai 220 reads | 0 comments
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Small Firm, Big Opportunities: Insights into Working at a Small Firm

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If you ever wondered what it was like working at a small to mid-size accounting firm, read on for a few insights from my first co-op work term!

By: Kaadambari Ravi 329 reads | 0 comments
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Golden Opportunity: How I Accidentally Ended Up at a Fortune 500 Mining Company

Finance

What many students may not know is that it can be very disheartening to apply for jobs at first. You may not receive many responses. It feels almost as if all the positions you want have already been filled. 

By: Farah Jhumra 948 reads | 0 comments
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Becoming A $60K Assistant

Management Information Systems (MIS)

When I first started at PCL as an Administrative Student, I was slightly disappointed.

By: Sharon 379 reads | 0 comments
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Building Routines to Build Productivity

Co-operative Education

Procrastination became a close friend of mine and by the end of the semester, I was burnt out but relieved that it was all over. Then the cycle would repeat itself for another four months.

By: Holly Kang 359 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Journey: How I Landed a Co-op working on 3 New Vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard

Manufacturing Engineer

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up” - Les Brown

By: Seraphina Augustus 387 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Through the First Month of your Co-op

Vancouver

Getting Through the First Month of Your Co-op: How do you prepare for a new work term? And how do you survive the first month in a new co-op position? Business Major Anca Zgreaban shares five tips for easing smoothly from a study semester into a working term.

By: Anca Zgreaban 706 reads | 0 comments
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Fake It Till You Make It

Co-op Reflections

“Business courses helped me with workplace etiquette, while Communication courses allowed me to develop different perspectives.” Human Resources student Tabraiz reveals the hidden benefits of applying to jobs outside of your major and gaining a unique, mix-matched skillset.

By: Tabraiz Sanaullah 948 reads | 0 comments
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What Happens When You "Don't Want to Bother Your Boss" with Questions?

Communique

“Should I ask my boss what to do, or am I being annoying and asking them too many questions?” Leo emphasizes the importance of establishing a clear line of communication with your supervisor and not being afraid to ask for clarification.

By: Leo Schoch-Tougas 992 reads | 0 comments
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