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4 More Misconceptions About Co-op You Need to Burn Right Now

Co-op Reflections

Emily Taylor, senior Communication Co-op student, debunks 4 more misconceptions about joining Co-op in part 2 of our series. 

By: Emily Taylor 11457 reads | 0 comments
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Go With the Flow, Opportunity Will Come

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As a co-op student you often get a lot of advice about the value of research based or industry based co-op.  According to Kay, sometimes we just need to sort out which one suits each indvidual best. Read on to learn about her experience with both research based and industry based co-op positions.

By: Kay Sze 8323 reads | 0 comments
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The Secret to Securing Your First Co-op Term: A Reflection On My First Co-op Search And How I Landed My Dream Placement

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Kelly is a Communications Co-op student who landed her dream job. She shares how she did this with 5 tips! 

By: Kelly Furey 33923 reads | 0 comments
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Surviving the Aftershock of the 9-5: 5 Tips to Transition from Student to Professional Life

Top Tip Lists

5 Tips on making the adjustment from the student schedule to that of a budding, young professional

By: Hailey Mathiesen 33219 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from Arts Co-op Student - Alison Tan

Co-operative Education

Meet Alison Tan, a fourth year student who has completed three co-op terms.  She shares her experiences with the co-op program. 

By: Samantha Grandinetti 2426 reads | 0 comments
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It’s All Related

Parks Canada

Elinor worked in the External Relations Department of Parks Canada and explains how this was the right choice for her as an International Studies student. 

By: Elinor McNamee-Annett 2665 reads | 0 comments
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Safeguarding Canadians

Criminology

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 2123 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 4079 reads | 0 comments
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Enforcing Soft Skills

Co-op Reflections

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

By: Aayla Umar 3554 reads | 0 comments
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How Do Snakes Poop? And Other Curious Questions a Science Facilitator Co-op Student Could Ask You

Science World

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 21743 reads | 0 comments
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