Co-op

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SFU Home to Canada’s Top Co-op Student

International Co-op

SFU Biology and Biochemistry Co-op student Katelyn Mueller was awarded the 2008 National Co-op Student of the Year award from the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education during National Co-op Week, March 23rd - 27th, 2009.

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Accelerating a Career During Slow Times

Business

Participating in Co-op allows Business student Abid Shivji the opportunity to use his knowledge to help the public with taxes, keep a foot in the workplace during tough economic times, and to consider joining the CRA’s Auditor Apprenticeship Program. Read on to find out more…

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Student Spotlight: Iris Eom

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

The OLC talks to Iris Eom, 3rd year MBB, Computing Science joint major. Keep reading to learn about her experience at the UBC James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre at St. Paul's Hospital.

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Faline Lee at Teach and Learn in Korea

Student Experiences

"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."

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Public Relations Face-Off

Communication, Art and Technology

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......

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Media Relations: Dos & Dont's

Communication

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.

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On Campus Like?

Communication

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......

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Past and Current Co-op Students Answer... “What is Working?"

Co-op

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.....

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The Road Behind And Ahead

Communication, Art and Technology

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

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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...

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