Co-op

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“No Mom, I Am Not Wasting My Time!”

Co-operative Education

Here I will list three reasons why I still benefited from accepting a position in a work term that was not directly related to my field of study. 

By: Lauren McNeilly 3287 reads | 0 comments
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When Once Wasn’t Enough

Co-op

If you are about to start applying for co-ops or trying to decide if another co-op term at the same organization is right for you, read about my experience of how a surprising situation can lead to a positive experience.

By: Kaylie Wong 2644 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Volunteer

If you want to extract every opportunity from your co-op term, take these proactive steps to grow professionally beyond your job title. 

By: Mikaela Nuval 2736 reads | 0 comments
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Welcome Sessions, Onboarding, and the Handling of Snacks

During the Work Term

Linh shares her experience working in the HR department of a biotech firm.

By: Linh Nguyen 2727 reads | 0 comments
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From West to East: Why Students Must Push Their Boundaries

Co-operative Education

When opportunities in Vancouver were slim, I took the chance of embracing an experience on the other side of Canada, and in the process gained experience, networks, and memories that defined my final summer of university.

By: Mark Trendell-Jensen 2171 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience with Introversion and Impostor Syndrome

Business

Keep on reading below to learn how I succeeded in my co-op term as an introvert and overcame my impostor syndrome.

By: Sarah Saghah 4491 reads | 0 comments
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Working for a Start-Up

Co-operative Education

See how I faced my fears and worked for a company I never would have imagined working for.

By: Claudia Mathieu 3059 reads | 0 comments
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How Dating is like Interviewing and How to Conquer Both

Co-op

Interviews can be a stressful event, full of anxiety and confusion. Much like the dating world, interviews are a first meeting where you are desperately hoping the other person will like you and vice versa. Here are some things to keep in mind for either situation.

By: Jessica Parsons 3465 reads | 0 comments
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Redefining the Modern Internship: Where Work and Sport Intersect

Business

My first Co-op was an invaluable experience as I dabbled in the world of social media marketing, blog writing, events management and much more!

By: Ashleen Bandesha 5666 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Germany with the International Paralympic Committee

Career Exploration

Written during Liz's time at her international Co-op with the International Paralympic Committee, learn how it was a dream come true as it helped her grow both professionally and personally.

By: Liz Montroy 2169 reads | 0 comments
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