Co-op

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Faline Lee at Teach and Learn in Korea

International

"One of the many reasons why I chose TaLK (Teach and Learn in Korea) is to determine whether or not being an ESL teacher is suitable for me. This program gives students in rural areas of Korea the opportunity to interact with the foreign teachers TaLK places in their schools."

By: Faline Lee 7895 reads | 0 comments
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Public Relations Face-Off

Co-operative Education

It was the job I was told I was lucky to get: the PR Intern at Grey Vancouver, and I’m not going to lie, it wasn’t the first time I had applied for it. Yet when it came to my first day, I was absolutely terrified. I had no idea what I was doing, I had no prior public relations experience......

By: Jocelyne Leszczynski & Sarah Allin 2113 reads | 0 comments
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Media Relations: Dos & Dont's

Co-op Reflections

One of the most exciting aspects of my co-op position as B.C. Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA) summer ambassador is the interaction with the media.

By: Katya Kirsch 2354 reads | 0 comments
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On Campus Like?

Co-op Reflections

Working for International Co-op at SFU has provided me with a wide range of experiences to boost my portfolio and resume. As the Communications and Marketing Assistant for SFU International Co-op, I worked......

By: Courtney Novotny 2178 reads | 0 comments
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Past and Current Co-op Students Answer... “What is Working?"

Communique

For most undergraduates, a co-op placement is a rare opportunity to escape the lecture hall and start working in the “real” corporate, professional, and managerial world. In the summer, one of the last things a potential co-op student would consider is taking a job on campus.....

By: Tyler Morgenstern 2284 reads | 0 comments
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The Road Behind And Ahead

Co-op Reflections

Years ago, I was sitting in a lecture for my Communication 200 class listening to two powerhouse women talk (in great partnership and camaraderie) to our class about the benefits of co-operativeedu

By: Trevor Howes 2158 reads | 0 comments
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A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

Co-op Reflections

Having completed my first work term for Health Canada as a Communications Officer Intern, I was eager to try something new, and the government was not where I believed that was going to happen. That is until I was offered a position at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada...

By: Courtney Novotny 2555 reads | 0 comments
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The Co-op Connection Helps Retention

Co-operative Education

Did you know that one out of every four students will not return after their first year of university? What can we do to increase the retention of high risk students?

By: Heather Gerrits 1415 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Connections

Communique

From student to professional...Having worked at a high-end restaurant throughout my academic career at SFU, I first scoffed at the Co-op program since I assumed I already was making enough connections to eventually find another job upon graduation.

By: Alisha Edgelow 2806 reads | 0 comments
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