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Safeguarding Canadians

Co-operative Education

Ronald spent his co-op working at the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy and describes the importance and benefits of working in the public sector.  

By: Ronald Yeung 2004 reads | 0 comments
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Learning in Shifts

Co-op Reflections

Jaclyn Marshall shares why students considering a career in law enforcement should consider working for the RCMP as a co-op position.

By: Jaclyn Marshall 3889 reads | 0 comments
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Enforcing Soft Skills

Working Students

Meet “Student Border Services Officer (SBSO) Umar”, who shares what her co-op was like at the Canada Border Services Agency.

By: Aayla Umar 3366 reads | 0 comments
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How Do Snakes Poop? And Other Curious Questions a Science Facilitator Co-op Student Could Ask You

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For her first co-op, SFU Biology and English student Kristina Charania headed to the heart of Vancouver to work as a Science Facilitator at Science World for four months. Read all about her co-op adventures and challenges under the dome!

By: Kristina Charania 21538 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Jeremy Chao @ SAP

Co-op Reflections

Performing in a theatre troupe, dressing up like a Ghostbuster, giving out soup to the homeless –not what typically comes to mind when you think about working in the tech sector. But for Jeremy Chao, 3rd year Communication Co-op student, they were some of the most rewarding parts of his Co-op terms at SAP

By: liesl 11558 reads | 0 comments
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Think Co-op Isn't For You? 4 Excuses You Need to Burn Right Now

Co-op Reflections

Reality check: a degree doesn’t guarantee a job. Vancouver communications, marketing and writing jobs aren’t waiting for you in the stands at Convocation. You’ve got to hunt for them, and Co-op is your open door. 

By: Emily Taylor 10001 reads | 0 comments
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Making the most of the End of Term Project

Co-operative Education

Co-op students are required to do either a project or presentation to complete their co-op requirements at the end of their work term.  As a communications student, Natalie did not know what to expect the first time she presented her PowerPoint presentation for her project.  Read on so you can have an idea of what to expect for yours!   

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Engineering My Co-op Journey

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Can’t find a co-op and feel like there’s no hope left? Many students experience this in their first search term, including Mehul Gautam.  Mehul struggled to get his first and second co-op, but as he gained more experience it got easier over time.  Read on to find out how he overcame these challenges and ended up working for one of the largest engineering companies in the world!

By: Mehul Gautam 11211 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Communication

Working for the Public Sector was always a goal of mine, yet when I was offered a position as the Communications Assistant at Transport Canada, I realized the topic of transportation was completely foreign to me.

By: Lynn Shinto 4854 reads | 0 comments
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Profile: IABC’s Student Communicator of the Year Award

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The Student Communicator of the Year Award or, SCOY, is a prestigious award given out by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) exclusively to their student members to recognize excellence in communication. 

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