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

Communication, Art and Technology

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 3578 reads | 0 comments
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Tips on Coping with a Challenging Co-op Term

Career Exploration

"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 3345 reads | 0 comments
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Succeeding in a Start-up 101

Glance technologies

"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 3096 reads | 0 comments
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From School to Designing for The City of Surrey

Workplace Success

"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 4634 reads | 0 comments
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More Than Just Marketing: Pursuing my Passion at Telus

Workplace Success

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 4352 reads | 0 comments
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Rocking At Work Without Hitting Rock Bottom

Co-op

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 3669 reads | 0 comments
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How I Ended Up Working for the BC Lions

Workplace Success

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 2705 reads | 0 comments
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We Deserve More

Life Experience

We deserve more and so do our Indigenous youth. The justification of our suffering needs to stop.

By: mattpro 4341 reads | 0 comments
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Is Social Media Bringing you Down?

Mental Health

Keeping up with the pressures of social media can be mentally draining. In this article, I share with you how social media can affect your mental health and tips on how to minimize these effects.

By: Shazia Nanji 5246 reads | 0 comments
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When Once Wasn’t Enough

Business

If you are about to start applying for co-ops or trying to decide if another co-op term at the same organization is right for you, read about my experience of how a surprising situation can lead to a positive experience.

By: Kaylie Wong 3767 reads | 0 comments
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