Co-operative Education

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What Learning Objectives can do for you

Goals

A successful Co-op work term can involve many factors, one of which is developing and working towards meeting your learning objectives. Developing a learning objective helps you to think about what you want to accomplish during your upcoming work term and begin developing a plan for how you’ll achieve success.

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Be Social! 5 Tips on using Social Media for Business

Top Tip Lists

Will your workplace require you to tweet? Ashley explains how to run social media accounts for a business.

By: Ashley Gregerson 167 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op in Germany

Co-operative Education

Hubert Tam shares about his experience in Germany working at SAP.  Hubert is a 7th year Business student who spent 3 co-op terms at SAP.

By: Hubert Tam 62 reads | 0 comments
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The Payoff of Perseverance

Computer Science

Raymon Gulati faced his fears by interviewing with BlackBerry, landing a fantastic job, and learning that his talent & skills could successfully overcome what seemed to be his biggest obstacle.

By: Raymon Gulati 122 reads | 0 comments
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Dream Internship Follows Less-than-glamorous Co-op Placement

Communication, Art and Technology

Nick Doering was not looking for a co-op job at SFU, but soon discovered that his work at SFU’s SIAT department was a great first step to landing a position at a high profile company.

By: Nick Doering 393 reads | 0 comments
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The Other Side: What Employers Want to Hear During an Interview

Communication

While completing her co-op with posAbilities, Jordana Fridman had the opportunity to observe the other side of the interview process, conducted by a panel of HR professionals and program managers. Here's her insight into what employers are really looking for.

By: Jordana Fridman 740 reads | 0 comments
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“I never dreamed about having a job like this!”

DFO

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jill Packham, a 2nd year Biology Co-op student, who was working in Nanaimo, BC and finishing her second work term at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

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Working in Tech for the Non-­Technical

Workplace Success
No experience in the tech industry? Break in anyway! Communication and Economics Co-op student Terence Chu shares tips he learned firsthand as a Technical Writer for Ericsson, a multinational Swedish telecommunications corporation.
By: Terence Chu 626 reads | 0 comments
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What I Learned During my Co-ops at RIM and SAP

Applied Sciences

Vlad Tkachenko is a 5th year Computing Science Student who spent 2 co-op terms at RIM and 2 co-op terms at SAP.  He shares what he learned and some tips for success on the job.

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Advice from a Corporate Communications Guru

Communique

Starting a new co-op position can be stressful and overwhelming at first. Communication Co-op student, Christie Atkins, shares workplace transition advice from her mentor, Melissa Fast.

By: Christie Atkins 613 reads | 0 comments
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