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Lessons I Learned about Adjusting to Life Abroad

Europe

I was a bit nervous at first about leaving the city life behind, but I soon came to realize that the change would be a great new adventure. I feel incredibly lucky to live abroad in a small town, because I get to experience and immerse myself in a uniquely French culture.

By: Rachel Osterman 6717 reads | 0 comments
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A Fish on Land: Adjusting to a Company’s Work Culture

Co-op

Nervous heart palpitations, a piercing adrenaline rush, and a case of the stutters; like many Co-op students on their first day at work, I had just been asked to present an introductory speech in front of my colleagues.

By: Fiona Leung 13897 reads | 0 comments
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International Invite Turned into a Dual-Self-Directed Co-op

internship

Pamela Plantinga, BPK Behavioural Neuroscience student, took advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to a paid trip abroad and augmented it into a self-directed short-term dual internship experience in Nashville, Tennessee before going further abroad to Europe.

By: Pamela Plantinga 5217 reads | 0 comments
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Samantha’s Journey to Japan

Canada Japan Co-op Program (CJCP)

Samantha went to Japan through the Canada Japan Co-op Program and worked at Kao Corporation as a co-op student.  Find out what it took for Samantha to settle into her life in Japan.

By: Samantha Kuah 6746 reads | 0 comments
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Killer Content: Make your Resume Standout with Accomplishment Statements

Professional Development

You have an excellent layout and consistent format to your resume.  Your design elements are eye catching while still being subtle and appropriate for the job.  All of this will be of no use if your content is not reflective of someone who has taken the time to fully explain his or her skills and experiences.

By: Heather Williams 26014 reads | 0 comments
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Best Practices for Company Research

Social Media

Job searching? Starting out in an industry? Switching careers? Exploring your options? There are many reasons we need to do company and industry research in our professional lives. You may need these skills when exploring new industries or fields, creating a job application or preparing for an interview.

By: Heather Keeping 5065 reads | 0 comments
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The Inside Scoop: Working at CGA-BC and CPABC

Business

Jennifer Johnson is a 4th year business student concentrating in Marketing with a Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate.  She reflects on what it was like to work at CGA-BC and CPABC as a Marketing Assistant where she worked on large scale event planning.

By: Jennifer Johnson 8828 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons to Consider “The Little Guys” for Your Next Co-op Search

Matson

Have you ever considered working for a small firm?  Nick Pochailo, a fourth year business student spent eight months working in a small firm and realized he reaped many benefits from a small firm that he might not have at a large firm.  Read on to find out why you should consider a small firm for your co-op.

By: Nick Pochailo 6913 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience at a Chiropractic Office

Chiropractor

Harpreet is a BPK student who has spent twelve months as a Therapy and Office Assistant at a Chiropractic Office.  She shares about what she has learned on the job including being able to prioritize on the job.

By: Harpreet Kaur Kambo 7126 reads | 0 comments
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How I Became First Author for a Research Paper During my Co-op

research paper

Daniel Paulino expected to be the intern that got coffee for the office.  He surprised everyone, especially himself, when he developed top performing software and wrote a research paper in his eight month co-op at Genome Science Centre.  Find out how he did it.

By: Daniel Paulino 7695 reads | 0 comments
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