Co-operative Education

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From foreigner to family: My Co-op term in India

Phone Interview

Matt learned the true meaning of an international experience while working in India with SAP Business Objects. The OLC sat down with Matt upon his return to discover how he went from being an unknown foreigner to part of Indias big family during his short stay there.

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SFU Home to Canada’s Top Co-op Student

International Co-op

SFU Biology and Biochemistry Co-op student Katelyn Mueller was awarded the 2008 National Co-op Student of the Year award from the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education during National Co-op Week, March 23rd - 27th, 2009.

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2008 CAFCE Co-op Student of the Year Nominee: Katelyn Mueller

Science & Environment

 As a life guard, swim instructor and generally someone who loves all things aquatic, Katelyn Mueller was surprised to find herself enjoying her Co-op work term in landlocked Germany this past year and then surprised to be nominated for the CAFCE award for her time there.

By: Kelsey Newsham 6708 reads | 0 comments
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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 6198 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

Co-operative Education

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

Science & Environment

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

Research

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

Co-operative Education

"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 8337 reads | 0 comments
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A Co-op Experience: A New Journey

Kinesiology

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 5565 reads | 0 comments
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