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Me, Myself and I: Confessions from a UX Team of One

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

When you are the only designer on a project, let alone the entire company, you are bound to face trials and tribulations. However, there are rewarding opportunities in store for designers on the lonely path to mastery. 

By: Sofia Bautista 838 reads | 0 comments
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Thank you from Our Learning Community

Student Contributors

Ever wondered where the amazing content on Our Learning Community (OLC) came from? You guessed it - it is our extraordinary team of dedicated volunteers, alumni and staff! As we wrap up 2012, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone, and highlight some of our amazing contributors. 

By: gmc2 5262 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Clinical Research: Tips for Succeeding in the Workplace

OLC Blog

Fahimeh Karimi talks about her research co-op with the BC Children's Hospital.

By: Fahimeh Karimi 49 reads | 0 comments
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'Picniic'-ing Through Work: My Co-op Journey

Marketing

"As it just so happens, I went in blind. I didn’t know what I was up against, and I can’t say I felt particularly ready either, as I had no previous marketing experience." - Sandra talks about her co-op experience with Picniic.

By: Sandra Sorescu 19 reads | 0 comments
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Tips on Coping with a Challenging Co-op Term

OLC Blog

"Working in different settings and with various personality types allows you to take in the best and the worst of the workplace" - Diana gives practical tips on coping with workplace challenges.

By: Diana Kabantsov 949 reads | 0 comments
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Succeeding in a Start-up 101

OLC Blog

"This being my first co-op term, I didn’t really know what to expect. I didn’t know what to wear, how welcoming my co-workers would be or what exact tasks I would be assigned" - Joshua talks about his co-op experience.

By: Joshua Juni 756 reads | 0 comments
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From School to Designing for The City of Surrey

UX Designer

"I am working on creating a single solution for citizens to request information held by the City that will meet the needs of multiple business lines" - read more about Allison's experience working with the City of Surrey.

By: Allison Chen 1749 reads | 0 comments
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More Than Just Marketing: Pursuing my Passion at Telus

Professional Development

Don’t limit yourself and be active in asking to take on projects beyond the job description. Some insights from Christy’s co-op at TELUS.

By: Christy Liu 1261 reads | 0 comments
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Rocking At Work Without Hitting Rock Bottom

Professional Development

It’s natural to feel overwhelmed in a new workplace. School of Interactive Art and Technology student, Jimmy Phung shares his tips for rocking at work, without hitting rock bottom.

By: Jimmy Phung 1531 reads | 0 comments
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How I Ended Up Working for the BC Lions

Career Exploration

Beedie Business student, Ali Najaf shares his extraordinary journey from not knowing anything about the Canadian Football League to working with one of their best teams - The BC Lions.

By: Ali Najaf 1213 reads | 0 comments
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