What Not To Wear: Office Edition

Workplace Transition

As almost anyone whose spent time in an office can attest, some people just do not know how to dress approporately for their workplace or a job interview. We asked SFU students, staff and alumni to share some of their real-life examples of what not to wear.

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A Wonderful Experience at Broadcom

Computing Engineering

Senior Co-op student, Alex Lung shares his experience at Broadcom, where he spent two work terms in QA Test Platform Development.

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Taste of BlackBerry Fruitful for Co-op Students

Communication, Art and Technology

SFU students involved in Co-op work terms at BlackBerry (one of the program’s biggest employers) are getting more than a hands-on experience. Many are landing plum positions. Last year alone, 263 SFU students completed terms with the high profile company.

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How Co-op Adds Value to Any Degree

Work Term Extension

Parminder Benipal looks back at what he learned about himself and his career path at his first Co-op job, and how that lead to landing his third Co-op work term with IBM.

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Mike's IC Development with Broadcom


Michael Leung shares his experience of spending eight months as a co-op student for Broadcom Corporation.

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Creative Co-op Students Redefine the End-of-Workterm Project

Work Term Project

Patricia (Trixie) Pama and Ali Huynh, Co-op students from SFU Work Integrated Learning, explain how they diverted off of the traditional path to apply their own creativity to the end-of-work-term project.

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BC Easter Seals: The Campers Arrive

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

In the second of a three-part series, Rachael welcomes East Seals campers to Squamish, and offers advice to anyone thinking of spending the summer at camp.

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BC Easter Seals: Career Exploration

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

In the final entry of her Easter Seals Camp series, Rachael reflects on her summer spent in Squamish, sharing what she learned about herself, and her career path.

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BC Easter Seals: Orientation and Training


In the first of a three-part series, Rachael begins her summer Co-op at a BC Easter Seals camp. Follow along as she goes through training and orientation.

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The Triumphant Transition: Tips for the Exciting First Week

First Weeks on the Job

The first week is often the most stressful for students on their first, second or even sixth work term. Coming from a successful transition into the workplace on his first co-op work term at BCNET, Samuel shares some of his top tips for the first week.


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