Graduate Co-op

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My Summer at Technical Safety BC

Co-operative Education

Zahid shares what it takes to work for an government-adjacent organization and how his academic experience as a Masters of Public Policy student helped him out last summer during his graduate co-op work term.

By: Zahid Dossa 1094 reads | 0 comments
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Part 1: The Proverbial Foot in the Door

Vancouver Aquarium

Feeling stuck on the outside of the job market looking in? Need experience for a job but a job for experience? Read how one Master of Resource Management candidate made his way out of “the trap”.

By: Stephen Chastain 5410 reads | 0 comments
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Graduate Co-op at SAP Vancouver

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Tong completed a year-long co-op work term at SAP's Vancouver office. Click to find out what it's like working for a world leading enterprise software development company. 

By: Tong Wang 12821 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience at SAP

Returning to SFU

My co-op terms have given me the ability to explore potential career choices and build invaluable work experience as well as helped me to craft my own career path. Read on to discover my co-op journey and why I highly recommend pursuing co-op with SAP. 

By: Subir Ranjan 16067 reads | 0 comments
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For a Chance at a Job, Take a Chance and Apply!

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I completed my undergraduate degree without doing co-op. This meant that after graduation, I was competing for jobs with others who had work experience, while I had none. Find out how doing co-op as a PhD student allowed me to not only gain work experience, but also gave me confidence in my abilities.  

By: Shruti Menon 4007 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience as a Web and Data Services Developer at Beedie School of Business

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I have had previous experience working with web-based technologies, but mostly in the academic context. Working as a co-op student at the SFU Beedie School of Business, I had the opportunity to work in development, but to also work with business analysts and clients directly, to understand their requirements and implement them. In this post, I explain how this co-op exceeded my expectations.  

By: Amit Mandal 5617 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op at BuildDirect Influenced My Career

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This blog is about my wonderful co-op experience at BuildDirect and how it influenced my career in Canada. I discuss the work culture at BuildDirect, the type of work I have done and the technologies used. If you are planning to do a co-op with BuildDirect, this is definitely going to help you.

By: Joydeep Bhadra 12444 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op at Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley

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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 12488 reads | 0 comments
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Treaty Negotiations with INAC

Graduate Co-op

If you’d asked me back when I first joined the Co-op program, I wouldn’t have predicted that I’d be working for Indigenous and North Affairs Canada (INAC).

By: Ryan Schmidt 2967 reads | 0 comments
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