Co-op

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Sean's International Experience in Bolivia

SFU International

SFU's International Co-op department interviewed Sean Sager fresh from his three-month term in Bolvia, where he worked with Students for Development as a Development Intern,  promoting and teaching the fundamentals of community economic development to local community leaders in Bolivia.

By: Kiran Dhanoa 5219 reads | 0 comments
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Kevin's Calgary Adventure: A Successful Co-op Story

Applied Sciences

Wondering what you can do with your degree and career? Read on to find out how Engineering Science student Kevin McNiece's co-op placement with SNC-Lavalin has helped him find his career passions while gaining the skills required to secure his dream job in today's competitive job market.

By: Kevin McNiece 7104 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Profile: Education Opportunities in Environment & Sustainability

Sustainability Opportunities

SFU Faculty of Environment alumni Wes Regan graduated with a BA in Geography and two certificates in Urban Studies and Sustainable Community Development. Since then, he has become a successful contractor/consultant in Community Development and Urban Planning.

By: Leigh McGregor 3182 reads | 0 comments
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Fostering Families at Capstone Youth

Co-operative Education

Lesley shares how she worked with youth and families at Capstone Youth and Family Services, and how she developed various skills and saw that she was able to encourage positive development with the people she worked with as a result.

By: Lesley Richards 2214 reads | 0 comments
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Sparking Change Across the Province

Co-operative Education

I spent my summer traveling across the province, and getting paid to do it; that’s a pretty golden opportunity, if you ask me! Read on to discover how Krisandra made a difference during her co-op by bringing awareness to a free recycling option in BC.

By: Krisandra Reid 2075 reads | 0 comments
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Job Search Tips & Tricks

Co-operative Education

Victoria, student advisor for the Arts co-op program, shares her top four tips to help you become a more competitive candidate for today’s job search as a co-op student.

By: Victoria Cottell 1998 reads | 0 comments
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Building Foundations

Co-op Reflections

Stacey was given the unique opportunity to work with Schools Building Schools (SBS) as the Field Coordinator in Mbarara, Uganda.

By: Stacey Bryant 1388 reads | 0 comments
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The Office Culture: What School Doesn’t Prepare You For

Communication

There are many things school doesn't teach you about working in a corporate environment. Check out 3 areas Natalie wants you to pay attention to when you are on your job and tips to help you improve your work performance.

By: npope 5527 reads | 0 comments
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Top Tips for Workplace Transition and Performance

Co-operative Education

Are you starting your first co-op work term soon? Here are some top tips to help you transition from school to work smoothly and successfully and improve your work performance and professionalism.

By: Dennis Chen 7492 reads | 0 comments
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Top Ten Ways to Wow Your Boss

Working Students

You impressed your boss during your job interview, but now it’s time to really show what you are capable of. A good business relationship with your boss is one of the components of a positive work experience. Here are the top tens ways to dazzle your new employer.

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