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Small Town Co-op Experience

Co-op Reflections

This city girl experienced small town life during her most recent work term.  Whether it was harvesting plants and herbs in the forest or learning the differences between corporate and small business, Yuliya strived to succeed!  Read on to learn more about her brave journey in small town Ontario. 

By: Yuliya Vitsenkova 7118 reads | 0 comments
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Communication Portfolios

Professional Development

Hear what this co-op student had to say about the Communication Co-op's annual "Get the Edge" event.  This years focus was all about portfolios!  Read on to see what communication professionals have to say about the importance of having a portfolio and creating a personal brand.

By: Caitlin Dawson 15488 reads | 0 comments
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Surviving Your First Co-op

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Some of our co-op experiences will prove more challenging than others.  Facing challenges and overcoming difficulties is all part of learning, read some helpful tips from this co-op student who faced it all.

By: Megan Heesterman 8612 reads | 0 comments
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Being a Space Man is Something I Have to Do

Workplace Transition

Fear, anxiety, intimidation, excitement and doubt.  This is exactly how most student feel when they secure their first work term!  Starting a new job is hard even at the best of times, but learning how to cope and make friends makes things a lot easier.  Stay friendly, smile and read on for more.

By: Stephanie Ngo 6433 reads | 0 comments
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Conquering my fears of the Adobe Creative Suite

Co-op Reflections

Finding it hard to find a co-op job that doesn't require any web or design skills?  Read on if you're interested in learning how this co-op student conquered her fears and learned how to make the most of her work term using the design skills she learned in just a few short weeks! 

By: Kaylee Leitch 6314 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 12470 reads | 0 comments
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Breaking the Boundaries of Communication

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Dreams of becoming a magazine editor turned upside down after a workterm at St. Paul's Hospital.  See how this co-op student used her background in communication to link the fields of science and medicine, as she worked alongside some of the greatest minds of our time.

By: Chloe Scott 11251 reads | 0 comments
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Using LinkedIn to Optimize your Online Profile

Networking

Let's face it, it's not uncommon nowadays to Google or Facebook search someone the second after you meet them.  Why not show employers all you have to offer through your LinkedIn profile using these four easy steps!

By: Kristine Hur 8525 reads | 0 comments
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Blogging: A Gateway to your Dream Job

Co-op Reflections

Want to add to your portfolio but don't know where to start?  Why not try starting your own blog?  See how this recent Communication graduate landed his dream job while writing about his favourite sports team, the Canucks!  

By: Larissa Hildebrandt 6873 reads | 0 comments
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Student Profile: Ronil's Vancouver Canucks Co-op Experience

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Ronil landed not one but two co-op placements with The Vancouver Canucks. He shares with us his success tips in landing the back-to-back contrast contract. 

By: Larissa Hildebrandt 7236 reads | 0 comments
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