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Why Work At a Start-Up? My Co-op Term at Tradable Bits

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After doing her co-op for a start-up, Margaret Leong shares 6 reasons why you should do it too! Read the article and find out why working at a start-up can be so rewarding. 

By: Margaret Leong 675 reads | 0 comments
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Working at a Startup vs. Large Corporation: Which is right for you?

Pay and Benefits

My two-year roller coaster ride through Intel: A year after embarking on Intel’s newly acquired startup company, the project was shut down and a few members of the team, including myself, were lucky enough to be transferred to a different Intel group. Here’s my experience working in a startup vs working in a large corporation like Intel.

By: Darryl Fonseka 808 reads | 0 comments
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Taking The Next ‘Big’ Step: Working at The Canada Revenue Agency

Co-op Reflections

Considering whether you want to work at a small company or a large organization? Try out both! Enjoying the support and intimate company culture while working at a small company, I was worried about my work going unnoticed and a lack of communication at a large organization. Find out how wrong I was!

By: Matthew Lee 704 reads | 0 comments
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SFU’s Health and Counselling Services: More Than Just Your Average School Clinic

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SFU's Health and Counselling Services are offering incredible services and events to help students deal with the stress and anxiety that school life brings. So why aren't more students taking advantage of these services? Mutinta, who worked with HCS, brings awareness to many of the awesome resources HCS provides.

By: Mutinta Bbela 748 reads | 0 comments
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Finding the Right Fit: A Guide to Job Hunting

Business

After reaching the end of her first co-op semester, Amanda, a Business co-op student, reflects on her experience and shares tips on how to find a position that is best suited to help you achieve your goals

By: Amanda Dunbar 887 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Things I Learned Working With The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Life Experience

The transition from a normal part-time job to a full-time, career-defining position is not always easy. Read on to find out how Hayley faces her challenges as well as providing 5 valuable strategies to make the most of your co-op experience.

By: Hayley Patrus 750 reads | 0 comments
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Is Co-op Worth It?

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To do or not to do? In this article, Thuy An talks about the pros of the co-op program and how it can benefit your future career. 

By: Thuy An Lam 1131 reads | 0 comments
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My Adventures working with the BC Lottery Corporation

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Is working in an unfamiliar industry scary to you? Don’t know what to prepare before working in a co-op? Read on to find out more.

By: Cloris Sun 1471 reads | 0 comments
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Moving From Retail to Corporate : Life as an Operational Specialist at Canadian Western Trust

Co-operative Education

For three years I worked part-time at TD Canada Trust as a customer service representative and eventually a personal banking associate.

By: Phuong Mai 1066 reads | 0 comments
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Small Firm, Big Opportunities: Insights into Working at a Small Firm

Accounting

If you ever wondered what it was like working at a small to mid-size accounting firm, read on for a few insights from my first co-op work term!

By: Kaadambari Ravi 1160 reads | 0 comments
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