Co-operative Education

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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Workplace Success

John Grant, an SFU Communication Co-op Alum has five work term experiences in his portfolio and shares his top ten tips for completing a successful and fulfilling Co-op work term.

By: John Grant 5755 reads | 0 comments
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What Learning Objectives can do for you

Co-operative Education

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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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Personal Development

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 243 reads | 0 comments
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Top 3 Reasons to Consider an Extension and Job Rotation

Work Term Extension

Kim began her co-op work term at BlackBerry despite having never applied for the position. This opportunity sparked her interest in tech, which resulted in an extension and job rotation. In this article, Kim presents 3 reasons why you too should accept a co-op extension and job rotation.

By: Kim Leung 651 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Product Development: Consumer vs. Industrial

Product Development

Ever wondered what makes the difference between a consumer level product and an industrial one? Read on and find out some of the key differences that make industrial level products stand out in reliability. 

By: Harry He 230 reads | 0 comments
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A Discussion/Disclosure Regarding Professional Development in the Arts

Co-op Reflections

Professional development in contemporary arts, in a post-secondary setting, is problematic. What is the responsibility of the university? What does professional development for artists look like? Kevin answers these questions and more.

By: Kevin Day 469 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Top Tip Lists

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 365 reads | 0 comments
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From Classroom to Cubicle: How My Student Skills Led to Co-op Success

Accounting

Once you land a job, the skills you’ve learned in your classes make surprising appearances in the workforce. Discover how Rebecca’s ability to navigate university helped her attain co-op success!

By: Rebecca Chong 311 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Do a Co-op Term with the Feds? (The Answer is Yes)

Communique

Emily recounts her co-op term working with the Feds at Service Canada. 

By: Emily Edwards 379 reads | 0 comments
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Lying Stills: Constructing Truth with Photography

Communication, Art and Technology

Six students from the School for the Contemporary Arts worked with the Capture Photography Festival on a public art project titled Lying Stills: Constructing Truth with Photography. Read about their contributions to this exciting project!  

By: Kevin Day 267 reads | 0 comments
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