Communique

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Volunteer to Enrich Your Co-op Search

Co-operative Education

Offering up your time and skills for a cause you believe in can also benefit your career. There is great value in putting yourself out there, to discover what you love doing, or to expand on your skills doing what you love.

By: Heather Palis 2930 reads | 0 comments
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Meet The Faculty: Dr. Enda Brophy

Communication, Art and Technology

Introducing a new assistant professor to the School of Communication. "Get as involved in your department as you can...and get to know the people in your program." Enda enjoys teaching Communication students, especially when they show an active interest in the program and the world around them.

By: Marianna Adamian 4028 reads | 0 comments
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From the Lecture Hall to the Office

Communique

Ronil Desai’s eye opening journey through his first co-op position with Teekay Shipping Corp. Attending university involves many deadlines and countless interactions with fellow students and professors, not to mention a constant effort to prepare students to succeed in the workforce......

By: Ronil Desai 2849 reads | 0 comments
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Constructive Consultation

Communique

Denise Le recalls her time spent in Stakeholder Relations at BC Hydro. Working for a company that involves a deep level of knowledge about large-scale electricity projects has enhanced my corporate and technical writing skills.

By: Denise Le 2508 reads | 0 comments
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Her Road to Success

Alumni Spotlight

Co-op alumnus,Sheenah Rogers, speaks about her journey from co-op to starting her own business. Through her involvement in the SFU Co-op program, associations and clubs, Sheenah began to grow her portfolio and industry knowledge base.

By: Marianna Adamian 3242 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 2141 reads | 0 comments
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Meet the Faculty: Alison Beale

Communication

Though she never participated in a formal co-op program, Alison Beale, the new chair of Communication, describes her experience throughout her education as surprisingly similar to that of many Communication Co-op students.

By: Emily Ross 3925 reads | 0 comments
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Media Relations: Dos & Dont's

Co-operative Education

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 2384 reads | 0 comments
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On Campus Like?

Research

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 2215 reads | 0 comments
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Past and Current Co-op Students Answer... “What is Working?"

Co-operative Education

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 2307 reads | 0 comments
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