David Stafford - Volunteer of the Year


During most of my time at SFU, I seldom paid much attention to the volunteer fairs. This year, however, my involvement as a Peer Engagement Educator changed that.

By: Michael Thorburn 6727 reads | 0 comments

CEVF 2013 Recap - Part 3


A look at some of the attendees of the Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair, part of The BIG Fair 2013, including Volunteer Burnaby, Recreation SFU, Frontier College, ISS of BC

By: Terry Qiu 4823 reads | 0 comments
Type of Experience: 
Co-op Work Term
Organization Information
SFU IT Services ICAT
Organization Profile: 
The Institutional, Collaborative, and Academic Technologies group (ICAT) delivers broad technology services to all members of the university community, including: email, calendaring, web content publishing, elearning and identity management solutions. ICAT staff combine a strong mix of technical and functional analysis skills, to address the quickly evolving technology needs of the community. ICAT's skills and talents include: Java developers, over 50 years of combined Java development experience Apache implementation and integration experts LDAP and directory services experts Business analysis, training and documentation support professionals Graphic and information design expertise.
Experience Details
Position Title: 
CMS Training & Documentation Assistant

My first co-op term as a CMS Training & Documentation Assistant at SFU IT Services ICAT was a huge opportunity for professional growth. Read on for the top three lessons I gleaned from my 8-month work term...


Summer will be here in no time... are you ready?

Career Services

Is winter the time to think about your summer job? Yes! Whether or not you know what you want to do when you graduate, the summer season can help you prepare.   

By: SFU Career Services 7367 reads | 0 comments

Co-op: Triple the Benefit


The Van Pelts aren’t your typical sisters; they’re triplets that are all enrolled in the Co-op program here at SFU!  Differentiated by only their haircuts and clothes, Stephanie, Ginny, and Kelsey are all three of a kind and are all interested in science. 

By: Marianna Adamian 6357 reads | 1 comments

The Co-op Connection Helps Retention

Project Assistant

Did you know that one out of every four students will not return after their first year of university? What can we do to increase the retention of high risk students?

By: Heather Gerrits 1416 reads | 0 comments
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