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Becoming a Generalist

Co-op

Alec Burns was an Executive Marketing Assistant & Creative Writer at TFG Global Insurance and he shares the joys of being a generalist.

By: Alec Burns 3319 reads | 0 comments
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Igniting Passion

Ignite Technical Resources

Carmen, a Psychology student, spent two semesters at Ignite Technical Resources as a Recruiting Coordinator. 

By: Carmen Wilson 3530 reads | 0 comments
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A Co-op with Husky Energy

Saskatchewan

Lyndon spent 16 months in Lloynminster Saskatchewan for his Co-op with Huskey Energy. Learn how the experience exceeded all of his expectations and how he learned new skills he never anticipated.

By: Lyndon Fernandes 37405 reads | 0 comments
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Transitioning into a New Co-op Job

workplace culture

Transitioning into a new workplace can be a very nerve-racking experience. Being in the customer service industry for over ten years and starting my first Co-op term in an office environment last fall, I found myself nervous and anxious, and overthinking how my first week would go. Would I be able to handle it? Would I be good at it? 

By: Brianne Chinery 4891 reads | 0 comments
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Ritik's Japanese Co-op Adventure

Applied Sciences

Ritik had a pretty amazing time in Japan while on his International Co-op term with BOSCH. The projects he worked on may have been classifed, but the fun he had sure wasn't, and he's here to share it with you.

By: Ritik Looned 19939 reads | 0 comments
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The 3-Minute Co-op Competition: Day Two

Co-operative Education

On October 7th and 8th WIL hosted SFU's first Three Minute Co-op Competition. 31 students presented on their Co-op experience, competing for cash prizes. Read a recap of the final 15 presenters.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 19646 reads | 0 comments
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Lauren's Summer at Crowne Plaza Guangzhou Science City

Business

Lauren turned to international Co-op as a way to continue gaining work experience while exploring the world. Read about her experience working for a high end international hotel chain in China.

By: Lauren Watkins 13157 reads | 0 comments
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10 Must-Have Clothing Items for Work

Co-op

Putting together a wardrobe of work-friendly options can be intimidating, especially if your a student or recent grad with a limited budget. Elizabeth provides 10 must-have items to transform your closet without going broke.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 30135 reads | 0 comments
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A Guide to Workplace Attire

Professional Development

You start a new job next week, but you have no idea what to wear, and what does business casual mean anyway? Pretty sure that's an oxymoron. While I can't take you shopping, I can help you decide what's appropriate - and what's not.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 31907 reads | 0 comments
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What to Wear for Work

Working Students

It's all fine and dandy to read about how you should dress for work, but some visual examples can help you find the right options at the mall or turn all those options in your closet into a proper outfit.

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