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Secrets of a Successful Co-op Interview

Communique

Interviews: one of the terrifying barriers blocking your path from a great job that your whole academic career has been working towards. When competing for coveted co-op positions, keep these five interview tips in mind to raise the bar!

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Why Working for SFU Was My Best Decision

Co-operative Education

My impression of co-op was that it was supposed to be a way in which to explore the challenging world outside of school; consequently, working at my school felt comfortable, and limited. At this point, after a rewarding four months, it is impossible for me to think of my experience as limited.

By: Dorcas Yeung 6855 reads | 0 comments
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The Unexpected Co-op Position in the Computer Mining Industry

Geovia

Christopher didn't expect to ever find work for a mining company, but that's exactly where his Co-op journey led him. As a software systems student, he imagined working for IBM or Microsoft, but instead a work term with Geovia turned out to be a career changing experience.

By: Christopher Kwong 13195 reads | 0 comments
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Anudeep's Life Changing Co-op Experience

Technology & Innovation

Anudeep Chohan reflects back on his Co-op experience after completing four Engineering Co-op terms. After completing work terms on and off campus he shares how Co-op shaped his career, and himself.

By: Anudeep Chohan 13694 reads | 0 comments
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An Arts Student in Tech

Statistics

Timothy So is an Economics student who worked as a Statistical Methods Analyst at Blackberry.  Read on to get a taste of what his position would entail. 

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Becoming a Generalist

TFG Global Insurance

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

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Igniting Passion

Co-op

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

By: Carmen Wilson 3683 reads | 0 comments
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A Co-op with Husky Energy

Technology & Innovation

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 38145 reads | 0 comments
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Transitioning into a New Co-op Job

Co-operative Education

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 5140 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.

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