Co-operative Education

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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Co-op

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 11454 reads | 0 comments
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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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Create Your Own Opportunities at Work

Communication, Art and Technology

Communications is a vast field with its own unique challenges. It is not only about writing articles or handling social media, but usually requires you to juggle wearing various hats. To make a lasting impression in communications, you must of course fulfill the described job duties, but knowing how to hone your strengths in a Co-op is the cherry on top. 

By: Swati Garg 173 reads | 0 comments
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Who, What, Where, When and Why? Working for a Non-Profit

Working Students

To anyone out there considering working for a not for profit organization, I want to share the lessons I learned at Watershed Watch with you. 

By: Mariah Mund 174 reads | 0 comments
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“No Mom, I Am Not Wasting My Time!”

OLC Blog

Here I will list three reasons why I still benefited from accepting a position in a work term that was not directly related to my field of study. 

By: Lauren McNeilly 107 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Co-operative Education

If you want to extract every opportunity from your co-op term, take these proactive steps to grow professionally beyond your job title. 

By: Mikaela Nuval 187 reads | 0 comments
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Welcome Sessions, Onboarding, and the Handling of Snacks

During the Work Term

Ha Linh shares her experience working in the HR department of a biotech firm.

By: Linh Nguyen 44 reads | 0 comments
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From West to East: Why Students Must Push Their Boundaries

RBC

When opportunities in Vancouver were slim, I took the chance of embracing an experience on the other side of Canada, and in the process gained experience, networks, and memories that defined my final summer of university.

By: Mark Trendell-Jensen 164 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience with Introversion and Impostor Syndrome

BCLC

Keep on reading below to learn how I succeeded in my co-op term as an introvert and overcame my impostor syndrome.

By: Sarah Saghah 389 reads | 0 comments
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Working for a Start-Up

Business

See how I faced my fears and worked for a company I never would have imagined working for.

By: Claudia Mathieu 147 reads | 0 comments
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