Co-operative Education

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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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Life as a Co-op Student at Sage

Applied Sciences

In this article, Software Systems student, Ligang shares about doing a co-op at Sage in an interview style post. 

By: Ligang Guo 134 reads | 0 comments
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My Life Among Birkenstocks

Co-op Reflections

Walking into my first day of work for my co-op term at The Right Shoe, all I expected was just another retail job. But upon arriving at work, I quickly realized how much more informative and applicable to my degree the experience would be. What I thought would be just another retail experience turned out to be one of the most interesting, informative and relevant experiences of my life.

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Getting out of my Rut: How Co-op Changed my Life

Applied Sciences

Jason shares how co-op has helped him develop personally and professionally.  He takes us back in time and back as he shares his life before co-op and contrasts it to where he is now. 

By: Jason Wallace 261 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons To Accept a Co-op Work Term Extension

Communique

Communication Co-op student Kit Crowe gives you 5 good reasons why you should accept that co-op work term extension. 

By: Kit Crowe 647 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Trina Setah

Indigenous Journey Stories

"In all of my years, I worked to be well known, respected and network with many people.  Those networks proved to be worth-wile as I worked my way up the ladder.  It pays to make good connections that has strategically helped me out when I needed them." 

By: Trina Setah 229 reads | 0 comments
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A Celebration with 1,000 BC Tech Stars

Professional Development

In my work term with BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), I had the opportunity to help plan and organize the company’s biggest event of the year, and it just so happened to be BC’s biggest and longest running technology awards celebration. 

By: Robbie Sebullen 375 reads | 0 comments
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5 Keys to “Ramping Up” and Quickly Adjusting to a New Co-op

Engineering

Noah did his co-op at PMC-Sierra. In this article he introduces the engineering term “ramp up” and identifies five ways to get up to speed when you start a co-op.

By: Noah Balzer 422 reads | 0 comments
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The Skills You Can’t Learn in Class

Professional Development

I knew that co-op work terms would greatly enhance my education and I would gain skills and experience that I could never get from a classroom, but the type of knowledge that I am walking away with is not what I expected.  

By: Tessa Leyland 483 reads | 0 comments
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It’s Not What Your Communication Degree Can Do for You; It’s What You Can Do For Your Communication Degree

Professional Associations and Clubs

For some employers today, a degree has become the minimum requirement for most entry-level jobs. Having spoke with this year's winner of the SCOY Award of Merit, Terence Chu, the solution to this conundrum, for me, became apparent.  

By: Chris McCluskie 786 reads | 0 comments
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