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What Co-op has Taught me About Education

Co-operative Education

I think we can all agree that work is more fun when it doesn’t feel like work. In this blog post, Lauren reflects on working with Parks Canada’s Learn-to-Camp team and discusses what it takes to be a good educator. 

By: Lauren McNeilly 1032 reads | 0 comments
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“What Do You Study in Communication?”

Career Exploration

What exactly is the study of communications?  What are the career paths can it can lead to?  Amy attempts to answer these surprisingly common questions (even among communications students!) through Co-op.

By: Amy Chui 1915 reads | 0 comments
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'Picniic'-ing Through Work: My Co-op Journey

OLC Blog

"As it just so happens, I went in blind. I didn’t know what I was up against, and I can’t say I felt particularly ready either, as I had no previous marketing experience." - Sandra talks about her co-op experience with Picniic.

By: Sandra Sorescu 771 reads | 0 comments
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Me, Myself and I: Confessions from a UX Team of One

Career Exploration

When you are the only designer on a project, let alone the entire company, you are bound to face trials and tribulations. However, there are rewarding opportunities in store for designers on the lonely path to mastery. 

By: Sofia Bautista 1941 reads | 0 comments
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Tips on Coping with a Challenging Co-op Term

Mental Health

"Working in different settings and with various personality types allows you to take in the best and the worst of the workplace" - Diana gives practical tips on coping with workplace challenges.

By: Diana Kabantsov 2091 reads | 0 comments
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My Love-Hate Relationship with Accounting

Business

"I knew very little about accounting and definitely had no passion for it" - read on to find out how Leana overcame her aversion towards accounting.

By: Leana Li 1159 reads | 0 comments
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Succeeding in a Start-up 101

Marketing

"This being my first co-op term, I didn’t really know what to expect. I didn’t know what to wear, how welcoming my co-workers would be or what exact tasks I would be assigned" - Joshua talks about his co-op experience.

By: Joshua Juni 1737 reads | 0 comments
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Creating Value: The Adventures of an IT Co-op Student

Co-op

"Now working in the technology field, it is not what I had imagined initially" - Gabriel talks about his co-op with SFU's IT Project Management Office.

By: Gabriel Lim 1174 reads | 0 comments
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From School to Designing for The City of Surrey

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

"I am working on creating a single solution for citizens to request information held by the City that will meet the needs of multiple business lines" - read more about Allison's experience working with the City of Surrey.

By: Allison Chen 2844 reads | 0 comments
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How I Became a Manager at Nineteen

Showcase academy

Read on to find about how Crystal became a manager at just nineteen! 

By: Crystal Fung 977 reads | 0 comments
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