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Reasons to Apply to Companies You Have Never Heard Of

Co-op Reflections

The job application process can be overwhelming, especially you are sifting through an extensive list of companies that you may have never heard of. Amy explains why you should take a chance with a smaller organization and the rewarding experiences that may come with it.

By: Amy Han 4132 reads | 0 comments
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A Date With Myself: How I’m Surviving Burnout

wellness

Striking a balance between work and life is a difficult task for anyone regardless of their profession. Katerina explains how her desire to work overtook her personal life and she has some tips for making sure burn out doesn’t creep up on you.

 

By: Katerina Cookson 11110 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Public Service - 3 Key Realizations

Communique

Curious about what it's like working in public service? Joseph breaks down his role as the Web Communications Assistant for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Read on to learn about his experience. 

By: Joseph Hilario 4027 reads | 0 comments
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Exploring the Realities of Startup Life

Life Experience

When you think of a startup, does the HBO series, Silicon Valley come to mind? While the computers, parked bottoms, and long hours don’t stray too far from the truth, Melissa clears up some misconceptions about the startup life.

By: Melissa Ong 14260 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Almira Bardai, the Globetrotting Communicator

Co-operative Education

A globetrotting communicator, Almira Bardai is a PR and communications professional with over 17 years of experience in the field working all over the globe from Vancouver to Australia. Read on to learn more about her journey!

By: Pauline Leoncio 12456 reads | 0 comments
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The Road Less Traveled: Taking a Chance in Co-op

International Studies

With co-op, are we better off sticking to our field of study, or should we take a chance at something entirely different? In this article, Rachel reflects on her work term with the RCMP, what she learned about the industry as well as herself in a field that she would have never considered if it wasn’t for co-op.

By: Rachel Wong 10983 reads | 0 comments
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How References Can Make or Break Your Job Offer

Communique

Most people don’t maintain solid relationships with their references. Don’t be one of those job seekers scrambling to put together a list of references before an interview. Follow these basic practices to maintain connections and maximize your chances of landing the job. 

By: Melissa Chungfat 5796 reads | 0 comments
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Afraid to Network Alone at an Event? Here's How I Did It

Alumni

Have you ever gone to a networking event alone? Learn how to make quality connections with these tips on attending networking events on your own and some conversation openers you can use to initiate those connections!  

By: Melissa Chungfat 6880 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Reflection: A Summer at CBC

CBC

As Mack's internship comes to an end, he reflects on his journey into journalism through CBC's Peter Gzowski Internship program. 

By: Mack Stannard 12195 reads | 0 comments
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A Beginner's Guide to Hootsuite

Workplace Success

Hootsuite is a great tool for managing social media platforms and can be incredibly helpful on the job! Cheryl shares a few tips on using the program for Hootsuite beginners.

By: Cheryl Chang 14522 reads | 0 comments
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