Co-operative Education

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What Learning Objectives can do for you

Professional Development

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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Joshua's Job Tips: Branching Out and Standing Out at the BC Cancer Agency

BC Cancer Agency

Working in a huge building can be intimidating and make you feel very small, especially as a temporary Co-op student. Check out what Josh did to make sure everyone in the BC Cancer Research Center knew who he was!

By: Joshua Koehn 96 reads | 0 comments
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Joshua’s Job Tips: Turning the Tables during Coop Interviews: How to Showcase Yourself as the Candidate They Want

Science

A lack of confidence can make you feel like you are getting raked over the coals in an interview. Learn what you can do to flip the situation on your interviewers in order to look like a pro and learn what they are really looking for in an employee.

By: Joshua Koehn 396 reads | 0 comments
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Applying Communication Skills in the Workplace

Co-op Reflections

Ever wondered how your academic Communication skills stack up in the workplace? Co-op student Laura Tuturas sheds insight into how Communications prepared her for her workterm at ZE Powergroup.

By: Laura Tuturas 522 reads | 0 comments
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Ergonomic Exploration

Co-operative Education

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology students often find themselves lost in the hazy fog of physiotherapy, med school, chiropractic’s and post-graduate studies.  New graduates can find salvation in a challenging, but rewarding field that calls upon the creative and the technical sides of an individual. Read on to learn about working in the field of Ergonomics.

By: William Thomas 660 reads | 0 comments
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"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

Communique

Nicole has learned to plan,  promote and execute Career Services events, create promotional displays for web and print using Adobe Creative Suite, and use her writing skills to create blog postings for SFU's CSI blog, among her other daily activities. Read on to find out what else she learned as an SFU Career Services SPA. 

By: Nicole Strutt 345 reads | 0 comments
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My Computing Science Graduate Co-op Experience: [Part 4] Improving Professionally and Personally

My Computing Science Graduate Co-op Experience. Graduate

Evgeny not only met his goals professionally at Broadcom, but he was able to improve in more ways than he could imagine- including meeting his personal goals and growing as an individual.

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My Computing Science Graduate Co-op Experience: [Part 3] Staying Motivated

Career Exploration

 

When you extend your co-op for another term, there is a chance that things might not be as exciting as before.  Evgeny shares tips on how to keep your term productive and engaging.

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My Computing Science Graduate Co-op Experience: [Part 2] Finding Your Strengths

Graduate

 

Sometimes in a co-op position you might not get tasks that you absolutely love.  Make the most of it like Evgeny did, Evgeny went from feeling this way to having his co-workers ask for his advice! 

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My Computing Science Graduate Co-op Experience: [Part 1] My Journey to Broadcom

Applied Sciences

Did you know the School of Computing Science has a co-op program for graduate students?  Evgeny was thrilled when he found out and because of the program he was able to land a job with everything he was looking for.

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