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Getting Through the First Month of your Co-op

Co-operative Education

Getting Through the First Month of Your Co-op: How do you prepare for a new work term? And how do you survive the first month in a new co-op position? Business Major Anca Zgreaban shares five tips for easing smoothly from a study semester into a working term.

By: Anca Zgreaban 1092 reads | 0 comments
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Why a Co-op Position Downtown Might be for You

Vancouver

Considering a Co-op position in downtown Vancouver? Find out the perks and challenges of working in Vancouver’s bustling business district.

By: Nicole Bourne 1226 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting on My Internship & Interviewing a Professional Dancer

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Interning with a contemporary dance company was one of the best choices I made in my degree. After participating in a performance/installation, I met with one of the professional dancers in the production to talk career, personal strategies, and the ins and outs of the dance community in Vancouver.

By: Rachel Silver 4013 reads | 0 comments
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Exploring the Realities of Startup Life

Career Exploration

When you think of a startup, does the HBO series, Silicon Valley come to mind? While the computers, parked bottoms, and long hours don’t stray too far from the truth, Melissa clears up some misconceptions about the startup life.

By: Melissa Ong 14151 reads | 0 comments
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Learning to Design

Richmond

Danny shares how he has developed as a result of his UX design co-op experiences.

By: Danny Blackstock 4426 reads | 0 comments
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I’m on a (big big) boat

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

The company I work for thought it was a great idea to throw me out to sea on a large vessel to test out filming at sea.  It worked out. Here’s the story.

By: Solomon Hsu 4729 reads | 0 comments
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An Infusion of Perspective - My Days At Oracle Labs, Vancouver

Co-operative Education

Why working in the industry is really valuable to grad students - my six months at Oracle Labs, Vancouver.

By: Svetozar Miučin 6309 reads | 0 comments
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Consulate Communication Builds Connections

Working Students

Diana completed her first Co-op work term with the Mexican Consulate in Vancouver.

By: Diana Kabantsov 4272 reads | 0 comments
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What I Learned During my Co-ops at RIM and SAP

Reserach in Motion

Vlad Tkachenko is a 5th year Computing Science Student who spent 2 co-op terms at RIM and 2 co-op terms at SAP.  He shares what he learned and some tips for success on the job.

By: Vlad Tkachenko 6577 reads | 0 comments
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Get Involved With The Vancouver Fringe Festival

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The Vancouver Fringe Festival has volunteer opportunities in a variety of areas including marketing, finance, design, administration, and all the way to bartending!

By: Anju Chhokar 5179 reads | 0 comments
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