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Sparking Change Across the Province

World Literature [SRY]

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 2136 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 2049 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 1441 reads | 0 comments
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The Office Culture: What School Doesn’t Prepare You For

Workplace Transition

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 5598 reads | 0 comments
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Top Tips for Workplace Transition and Performance

Working Students

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 7591 reads | 0 comments
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Top Ten Ways to Wow Your Boss

Co-operative Education

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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Natalie's First Day at Allied Vision Technologies

Allied Vision Technologies

Are you starting your first day at work soon? Getting anxious because you don't know what to expect? Read on to learn more about Natalie's experience and her tips on making the most out of your first day.

By: npope 5964 reads | 0 comments
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Top Ten: Best Ways to Make a GREAT Impression

First Weeks on the Job

The Co-op advisors at SFU are in the unique position of hearing from both employers and students about what makes a successful work term. Paulette Johnston has a list of ten simple ways to get off on the right foot.

By: Paulette Johnston 11748 reads | 0 comments
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Featured projects of a Co-op Marketing & Communications Assistant

Co-operative Education

Serge Khomutovskiy produced a video for his Co-op Work Term report highlighting his major projects working as the Marketing & Communications Assistant for eight months for SFU Surrey.

By: Melissa 16225 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of Your Work Term

Networking

Make the most of your co-op workterm by reaching out to co-workers and fellow co-op students.  Learn the best ways to connect with the people you work with and maybe make some new friends in the process.  You never know who is going to be a useful contact in the future!

By: Rosie Sidle 12155 reads | 0 comments
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