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Health Sciences Degree Opens Doors to World Travel

Professional Development

What do you do with a BA in Health Sciences focusing on global health? For Lauren Shandley, this has meant combining her technical expertise and love of travel to better the lives of others around the globe.   

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International Co-op Twitter Contest 2016

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International Co-op held their very first My Work Term Abroad Twitter Contest 2016 for students to share their Co-op experiences abroad.

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Beyond Comfort: My Co-op in Korea with TaLK

International Co-op

I applied as an English instructor in South Korea with the intention of just adding another bulletpoint to my resume. However, the experiences I have gained from teaching and living abroad has made my co-op so much more meaningful than what can be written on paper.  

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Haiti Co-op Inspires Career Path

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Danielle Jeong, who receives a Governor General’s Silver Medal for her high scholastic achievement, says her SFU co-op experiences, which included a month in Haiti, were “life-changing”.

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International Co-op: An Interview with Erik Bainbridge

International

Erik Bainbridge, a Political Science student, shares his international experience doing four work terms in three different positions in China and Hong Kong. He worked as an English teacher in Shandong, an Event Manager at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CamChamHK) in Hong Kong, and a Trade Intern for the Consulate General of Canada in China.

By: Christy Liu 3253 reads | 0 comments
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My TaLK Life

Co-operative Education

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to, not only live in a foreign country, but to also teach a foreign language to elementary students who only know their native language? If so, join Molly Cembrano as she takes you on her journey as a TaLK Scholar with the Teach and Learn in Korea Program.

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SFU Co-op Secures International Roles for BBA Duo

Co-op

Two Beedie undergraduate students, Luming Zhao and Xiwen Zheng, successfully secured full-time roles at the prestigious PwC Shanghai office after completing their co-op work terms there. 

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International Co-op Instagram Video Contest 2015

International

International Co-op held an Instagram Video contest showcasing students' work days. Check out their awesome videos!

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Lessons I Learned about Adjusting to Life Abroad

Preparing for a Work Term

I was a bit nervous at first about leaving the city life behind, but I soon came to realize that the change would be a great new adventure. I feel incredibly lucky to live abroad in a small town, because I get to experience and immerse myself in a uniquely French culture.

By: Rachel Osterman 4441 reads | 0 comments
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How I Stepped Out of my Comfort Zone and Embraced Life Abroad

International Co-op

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.

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