Communique

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From the Lecture Hall to the Office

Workplace Transition

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 2953 reads | 0 comments
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Constructive Consultation

Communication, Art and Technology

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 2608 reads | 0 comments
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Her Road to Success

Communique

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 3478 reads | 0 comments
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Public Relations Face-Off

Communique

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 2266 reads | 0 comments
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Meet the Faculty: Alison Beale

SFU Staff Spotlight

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 4183 reads | 0 comments
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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.

By: Katya Kirsch 2503 reads | 0 comments
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On Campus Like?

Co-op Reflections

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 2355 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 2400 reads | 0 comments
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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

By: Trevor Howes 2292 reads | 0 comments
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A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

Government

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...

By: Courtney Novotny 2694 reads | 0 comments
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