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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My Work Term with the Swamp Men of Beedie [Part 2]: Finding the Tools

Co-operative Education

My work term spent inside the university that I’ve been attending for years truly helped me grow as a person; I learned that not knowing how to perform job related tasks is okay and that learning on the job is a lot more common than I first thought.

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Artist, Activist, and Public Relations Strategist: Meet Miks C-Kellman

Informational Interview

Miks C-Kellman is an artist, filmmaker, director, and social campaign initiator. He is also a communications and public relations (PR) specialist. Under the sub-continental sun, I had the opportunity to ask Miks about his life as an inspiring and successful communicator.

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My Work Term with the Swamp Men of Beedie [Part 1]: A Journey’s Beginning

Co-op Reflections

My work term spent inside the university that I’ve been attending for years truly helped me grow as a person; I learned that not knowing how to perform job related tasks is okay and that learning on the job is a lot more common than I first thought. 

By: Taran Bains 375 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

student communicator of the year award

Denisa Orlandea is about to graduate with more than 16 months of professional communication experience, a volunteer position in IABC’s Student Services Committee, and the 2014 SCOY award. Find out how taking risks got her to where she is today.

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5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

Communique

When I had the opportunity to attend the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC/BC’s) Communication Planning 101 Workshop, I jumped at the chance to learn a little more about strategic communication and writing a communication plan.

By: Kassandra Mihaly 594 reads | 0 comments
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The Inside Scoop: Working at CGA-BC and CPABC

CPABC

Jennifer Johnson is a 4th year business student concentrating in Marketing with a Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate.  She reflects on what it was like to work at CGA-BC and CPABC as a Marketing Assistant where she worked on large scale event planning.

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The Power of Images

Communication

After five months interning at Brazil’s largest TV channel, I have lost count of how many times I heard the sentence “image is everything in television.”

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5 Reasons to Consider “The Little Guys” for Your Next Co-op Search

Small Business

Have you ever considered working for a small firm?  Nick Pochailo, a fourth year business student spent eight months working in a small firm and realized he reaped many benefits from a small firm that he might not have at a large firm.  Read on to find out why you should consider a small firm for your co-op.

By: Nick Pochailo 532 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience at a Chiropractic Office

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Harpreet is a BPK student who has spent twelve months as a Therapy and Office Assistant at a Chiropractic Office.  She shares about what she has learned on the job including being able to prioritize on the job.

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