Co-operative Education

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My Co-op Work Term in Gaborone: Part 2

Work Integrated Learning

In Part 2 of her series, Health Sciences Co-op student Kaleigh Banister gets into the local Gabarone culture and takes a bit of time to explore the natural wonders she’s surrounded by.

By: Kaleigh Banister 6042 reads | 0 comments
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Crossing Vancouver's Borders

Co-operative Education

Mary Hui is a 3rd year SIAT Student in Media Arts who has completed two co-op workterms, both in and out of BC. Because she has vast experience with different work environments, SIAT co-op sat down with Mary to see what she took away from her workterms.

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Accelerating a Career During Slow Times

CRA

Participating in Co-op allows Business student Abid Shivji the opportunity to use his knowledge to help the public with taxes, keep a foot in the workplace during tough economic times, and to consider joining the CRA’s Auditor Apprenticeship Program. Read on to find out more…

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Student Spotlight: Iris Eom

Computing Science

The OLC talks to Iris Eom, 3rd year MBB, Computing Science joint major. Keep reading to learn about her experience at the UBC James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre at St. Paul's Hospital.

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Student Spotlight: Gagan Sanghera

Science

The OLC talks to Gagan Sanghera, a 3rd year student who had the opportunity to work as a research assistant at the UBC Division of Infectious Control.

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My Ecuadorian Escapade

International

"There are few experiences in one’s life that do not just provide you with new skills, but teach you a new way of perceiving the world around you." Cathy Greenway, a student of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, travelled to Ecuador with Ecuaexperience's Help, Learn, Discover program as a Rural Development Volunteer. Read more about her life-changing experience.

By: Cathy Greenway 8051 reads | 0 comments
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A Co-op Experience: A New Journey

ACE

SFU is proud to announce that Mona Jalili from BPK, earlier this year becoming the CAFCE Student of the Year, has now won ACE Student of the Year. CAFCE and ACE are Canadian co-op associations dedicated to the fostering and advancement of post-secondary co-operative education in Canada. Read on for her story

By: Mona Jalili 5373 reads | 0 comments
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Public Relations Face-Off

Co-operative Education

It was the job I was told I was lucky to get: the PR Intern at Grey Vancouver, and I’m not going to lie, it wasn’t the first time I had applied for it. Yet when it came to my first day, I was absolutely terrified. I had no idea what I was doing, I had no prior public relations experience......

By: Jocelyne Leszczynski & Sarah Allin 2202 reads | 0 comments
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Self-Directed All The Way

Co-operative Education

I am now in my third year, have completed two work terms, and am beginning to realize that my beliefs back then about what co-op could offer only scratched the surface of what is really available to students. One area about which I was previously unaware, but have now come to take full advantage of, is Self-Directed Placement.

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The “SURVIVIAL” Guide to CBSA

Canada Border Services Agency

CBSA is a government agency by the name of Canada Border Services Agency or in français, Agence des  services frontaliers du Canada. We are the so-called “Customs and Immigration people” or any other derogatory term to your preference. At the border, we are those people who ask you questions such as “where did you go” and “why did you go there”.

By: Penny Chau 27417 reads | 0 comments
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