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Leif Stroman's High-Tech Co-op Experience

Co-op Reflections

Leif Stroman shares his amazing  high-tech co-op experience, working in Whistler for Recon Instruments. As the only software engineer for Recon's new Transcent goggles, he was able to influence major product decisions from start to finish (which included plenty of mid-air and mountain-top testing!)

By: Chloe Smith 7167 reads | 0 comments
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Road Trips with Treaty 8: Part 2 - Adventures

Arts and Social Sciences

Marilyn Brennan shares her experiences and adventures while working on a Co-op term for Treaty and Aboriginal Rights Research Department (TARR) at Fort St. John. In Part 2 - Adventures, Marilyn shares with us her first work-related road trip to Doig River First Nation.

By: Marilyn Brennan 4183 reads | 0 comments
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Road Trips with Treaty 8: Part 3 - Work Excitement

Series

Marilyn Brennan shares her experiences and adventures while working on a Co-op term for Treaty and Aboriginal Rights Research Department (TARR) at Fort St. John. In Part 3 - Work Excitement, Marilyn plans the Aboriginal Day Celebrations and gets firsthand experience dealing with goverment policy.

By: Marilyn Brennan 5011 reads | 0 comments
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Road Trips with Treaty 8: Part 4 - Prince George or Bust

Arts and Social Sciences

Marilyn Brennan shares her experiences and adventures while working on a Co-op term for Treaty and Aboriginal Rights Research Department (TARR) at Fort St. John. In Part 4 - Marilyn reflects on her many unique cross-Canada travelling experiences during her Co-op work term.

By: Marilyn Brennan 5734 reads | 0 comments
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Taking a Risk Pays Off Internationally

Science

Working internationally can open new career doors, offer opportunities to travel, and even lead to a permanent position - just ask Safia Kassam, SFU Kinesiology Co-op student.

By: Safia Kassam 5873 reads | 0 comments
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Ly's International Co-op Story

International

Ly Viet Vu recently completed his undergraduate degree in the field of Computing Science.  Ly shares how his term with Co-op Japan altered his career path, providing him with the confidence to relocate to Viet Nam and establish his own business.

By: Ly Viet Vu 5898 reads | 0 comments
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Moldovan Memories Part 4: My Care Placement in the Village

Diversity & Inclusion

Moving from the city into a village in Moldova, Kerri Jang finds herself surrounded by animals and fruit trees as she lives with a host family, while organizing wheelchair basketball and tennis through The Motivatie Association.

By: Kerri Jang 5796 reads | 0 comments
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Working For the Feds: An Interview with CIDA’s Executive Vice President, David Moloney

Seeking Students

David Moloney, SFU’s Champion from the Federal Government, has described himself as someone who “…can’t decide what he wants to do when he grows up.” In this post, David provides insight into what governments are looking for when they hire. 

By: Emily Ross 2243 reads | 0 comments
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Flying the Coop: A Change of Pace in Ottawa

Co-operative Education

Through Arts Co-op, I landed a position which has helped me bridge the gap between education and the workforce, and has also provided me with valuable experience working in the Canadian public service.

By: Ryan Kitching 2547 reads | 0 comments
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Treaty Negotiations with INAC

INAC

If you’d asked me back when I first joined the Co-op program, I wouldn’t have predicted that I’d be working for Indigenous and North Affairs Canada (INAC).

By: Ryan Schmidt 2895 reads | 0 comments
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