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Leo's CRA Journey: [Part 3] Reflections

Co-operative Education

Leo Ng is a fifth year BBA candidate in the SFU Beedie co-op program who worked at for Canada Revenue Agency for 8 months.  He shares what training is like, learning on the job, and in this article he shares his overall reflections on what it was like to work as a Taxpayer Services Agent.

By: Leo Ng 10709 reads | 0 comments
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Taking on a Second Degree: [Part 3] My Second Work Term at IBM

IBM

Patrick started his career as an elementary school teacher and now he is completing SFU’s Computing Science Second degree program.  Patrick shares his experience of transitioning from teacher to computing science, his first co-op at Malaspina, and here he shares his second co-op experience.

By: Patrick Underwood 6056 reads | 0 comments
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Taking on a Second Degree: [Part 2] My First Work Term at Malaspina Labs

Co-op

Patrick started his career as an elementary school teacher and now he is completing SFU’s Computing Science Second degree program.  He shares how he got to the program and how co-op has been a great help!

By: Patrick Underwood 7965 reads | 0 comments
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Taking on a Second Degree: [Part 1] From Teaching to Computing Science

OLC Blog

Patrick started his career as an elementary school teacher and now he is completing SFU’s Computing Science Second degree program.  He shares how he got there and how co-op has been a great help!

By: Patrick Underwood 9025 reads | 0 comments
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4 More Misconceptions About Co-op You Need to Burn Right Now

Promotions

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

By: Emily Taylor 12140 reads | 0 comments
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Go With the Flow, Opportunity Will Come

Technology & Innovation

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 8590 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

Work Search

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

By: Kelly Furey 35476 reads | 0 comments
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Surviving the Aftershock of the 9-5: 5 Tips to Transition from Student to Professional Life

Co-op

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

By: Hailey Mathiesen 34654 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from Arts Co-op Student - Alison Tan

Co-op Reflections

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 2728 reads | 0 comments
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It’s All Related

International Studies

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 2877 reads | 0 comments
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