SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Misconceived Perceptions about India

International Co-op

When I found out that I was one of four students hired for this internship/volunteer opportunity in India I was ecstatic, so unlike most people I was not modest about it and told everyone.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! The Liminal Moment: Our Arrival to India


I felt the thick outdoor air oozing into the airport thought the seal between the plane and the ramp. It smelt somewhat sweet. I welcomed the warmth after freezing on the plane.

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Shining Bright With BC Hydro

Student Spotlight

Jennifer Maniezzo recalls her supportive and enriching learning environment at BC Hydro. Co-op opportunities at BC Hydro really allow students to spread their wings and get their feet wet in a number of areas.

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Co-op Students Help Showcase Youth Art

Co-op Reflections

Five students from Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology are spending the summer at a Surrey high school, helping turn more than 900 pieces of B.C.’s youth art into a virtual showcase.

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The Journey From Co-op to Career

Co-op Reflections

Heather Sanders takes control of her learning with Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The experience I have gained with CIC has been very worthwhile, and has not only provided me with the opportunity to work in government and apply my education in a professional setting.

By: Heather Sanders 2601 reads | 0 comments

Volunteer to Enrich Your Co-op Search

Work Search

Offering up your time and skills for a cause you believe in can also benefit your career. There is great value in putting yourself out there, to discover what you love doing, or to expand on your skills doing what you love.

By: Heather Palis 2821 reads | 0 comments

From the Lecture Hall to the Office

Co-op Reflections

Ronil Desai’s eye opening journey through his first co-op position with Teekay Shipping Corp. Attending university involves many deadlines and countless interactions with fellow students and professors, not to mention a constant effort to prepare students to succeed in the workforce......

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Constructive Consultation

Communication, Art and Technology

Denise Le recalls her time spent in Stakeholder Relations at BC Hydro. Working for a company that involves a deep level of knowledge about large-scale electricity projects has enhanced my corporate and technical writing skills.

By: Denise Le 2393 reads | 0 comments

Leif Stroman's High-Tech Co-op Experience

Applied Sciences

Leif Stroman shares his amazing  high-tech co-op experience, working in Whistler for Recon Instruments. As the only software engineer for Recon's new Transcent goggles, he was able to influence major product decisions from start to finish (which included plenty of mid-air and mountain-top testing!)

By: Chloe Smith 6423 reads | 0 comments

Road Trips with Treaty 8: Part 2 - Adventures

Co-operative Education

Marilyn Brennan shares her experiences and adventures while working on a Co-op term for Treaty and Aboriginal Rights Research Department (TARR) at Fort St. John. In Part 2 - Adventures, Marilyn shares with us her first work-related road trip to Doig River First Nation.

By: Marilyn Brennan 3481 reads | 0 comments
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