International Co-op

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How I Stepped Out of my Comfort Zone and Embraced Life Abroad

Arts and Social Sciences

Looking to maximize your time abroad and integrate with locals, but nervous to take the first few steps? Read on to learn how I broke through my personal barriers, and the advice I have for future travellers to make the most of their work term overseas.

By: Kendra Lodewyke 2648 reads | 0 comments
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Living and working abroad in Barcelona, Spain

Working Students

Are you looking into working abroad for your co-op?  Business student, Candice Woods shares what she learned in her co-op and how to combat homesickness based on her experience working in Barcelona, Spain for her co-op.

By: Candice Woods 3972 reads | 0 comments
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Engaging with the Global Education Market

Co-operative Education

Economics and Anthropology student Andreas Qvale Hovland did his co-op at Illuminate Consulting Group (ICG).  He shares how his understanding of Global Education Market was enriched.

By: Andreas Qvale Hovland 1174 reads | 0 comments
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Reinvent Yourself by Working Abroad

Co-op

When I first started applying for jobs overseas, I wasn’t totally sure what I wanted; all I knew was that I needed a change, and some time to grow.

By: Michael Welk 1060 reads | 0 comments
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The Variety of Experiences @ a Multinational Professional Services Corporation

International Co-op

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) offers opportunities beyond accounting. Jackie, an Economics student, spent his co-op in the Learning and Development Department of PwC in Hong Kong. 

By: Jackie Huang 1077 reads | 0 comments
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Sprechen Sie Englisch? (Do you speak English?)

internship

Business Student Dani Deng had to face several challenges abroad before finding the right fit in terms of accommodation, city, and job.  Read on to learn how she faired in Germany doing an independently found internship at a start-up and a co-op position at SAP.

By: Dani Deng 2803 reads | 0 comments
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BPK in Barcelona?

Co-op

BPK student, Nick Crivici, spent nine months as an English Language Assistant in Barcelona.  Although this co-op was not directly related to the BPK field, he found tremendous educational value in his experience abroad.

By: Nick Crivici 2794 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op at Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley

Qualcomm

Evgeny Vinnik is a PhD student at the School of Computing Science.  In this article he shares about his experiences during his internship with Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley during the summer of 2014.

By: Evgeny Vinnik 5611 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Reflections

International

Ian Brown shares both his experience working at Tesla Motors and Edwin Chand’s experience working at Apple, and their general thoughts about going to California to intern for co-op.  This is the second part of Ian’s and Edwin’s adventures, where Ian describes his observations about interning in California.

By: Ian Brown 3866 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Preparing

International Co-op

Ian Brown shares both his experience working at Tesla Motors and Edwin Chand’s experience working at Apple, and their general thoughts about going to California to intern for co-op.  Ian and Edwin are both recently graduated from engineering, and share their perspective on relocating to California for a co-op position.  In this article Ian describes the preparation and going to California

By: Ian Brown 6507 reads | 0 comments
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