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Working at BC Housing as a Co-op Student

BC Housing

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for a crown corporation? Read on to see what it has been like for 4th year Business student, Kathy Lee, who is completing an 8-month co-op term as an Engagement Assistant with BC Housing.

By: Kathy Lee 15940 reads | 0 comments
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Event Planning 101: Beyond the Chaos

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Behind the glitz and glamour of fancy events, are event planners frantically following their minute-to-minute schedule. In this article, Miranda shares some insight and advice for those entering the sometimes chaotic event planning field.

By: Miranda Lindsay 13376 reads | 0 comments
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Spending the Night With Sheldon the Robot

OLC Blog

What do you get when you add an intense rainstorm, an overnight and out-of-town work event, and a $3000 robot? Calvin Chung shares his experience as an event coordinator for the 2016 #BCTech Summit. 

By: Calvin Chung 4203 reads | 0 comments
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A Celebration with 1,000 BC Tech Stars

BC Technology Industry Association

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 4134 reads | 0 comments
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2015: A Planning Odyssey

Co-op

Robert, a Computing Science student, spent his co-op as a software developer at Visier.  He went above and beyond by volunteering to plan fun social events for the company, which resulted in some great learning experiences.  

By: Robert 5122 reads | 0 comments
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How to Make Co-op Work for You

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Seasoned co-op student Courtney McKinnon spent eight months as a Fundraising Coordinator and did a co-op with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.  Find out how you can make the most of your co-op.

By: Courtney McKinnon 2268 reads | 0 comments
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The Inside Scoop: Working at CGA-BC and CPABC

Marketing

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.

By: Jennifer Johnson 8568 reads | 0 comments
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Project Management 101

personal skill development

What is project management and why is it an important skill to have before graduation? Read on to find out more about what it is and how project management experiences can differentiate you from your competition in the professional world.

By: Dennis Chen 6194 reads | 0 comments
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