Career Exploration

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Co-op Student Experience Surpasses Expectations

Diana Chan

In Spring 2011, Diana Chan was hired at BCcampus as a Professional Learning and Communications Assistant, learn more about how her work experience has helped to confirm her interests and career plans.

By: Diana Chan 4969 reads | 0 comments
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A Once-in-a-lifetime Experience in Ghana: Interning with Projects Abroad

Ghana

In Summer 2010, Cici Chenliu, a Kinesiology student, went to Ghana with Projects Abroad for a month to work as an intern at a local hospital. Check out her life changing experience working in the ward and exploring the beautiful cities of Ghana.

By: Cici Chenliu 11275 reads | 0 comments
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Elise's CGA-BC Co-op Experience: Landing Your Dream Job

CGA BC

Are you pursuing a career in Human Resources or interested in working for the CGA? Check out Elise's co-op experience as the Recruitment & Employment Assistant and her important career lessons she took away from her placement.

By: Elise Elliot 6059 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op: The First Step to Your Career as a Chartered Accountant

CA School of Business

Are you considering or planning to pursue a designation as a Chartered Accountant (CA)? If so, read on to find out how Co-op can help you gain a competitive edge and achieve this goal successfully.

By: Taryn Campbell 11504 reads | 0 comments
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Become "LinkedIn" To Online Networking

LinkedIn

Social networking websites like Facebook are becoming an increasingly popular way to keep in touch with friends and family. But did you know that there is a social utility specifically designed to help you network with co-workers and other professionals in your industry?

By: coopcom 6606 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Profile: Shawna Lum on being a Peer Health Educator

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Time and time again, we’ve told you how volunteer work can help you develop work-related skills. One thing that’s not always highlighted, however, is how volunteering can be an empowering experience, especially when you’re working on something that you’re passionate about.

By: Kelvin Claveria 10396 reads | 0 comments
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Don't Judge A Job By Its Cover

Non-profit

I was hesitant to accept a co-op position because I thought that the skills I would obtain would not at all be relevant to my career path. As it turns out, I learned that trying out things that do not appeal to you 100% at the beginning is often a risk worth taking. Here's my story.

By: Jennifer Miller 7280 reads | 0 comments
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Bon Voyage: How to ensure smooth sailing as you wrap up your Co-op work term

Career Exploration

With work terms winding down to a close, most co-op students can’t help but reminisce warmly about friends made, skills gained and career opportunities uncovered while on the job. During this time, it is important to take advantage of a few tips for smooth sailing as you wrap up your work term.

By: Arthur Yee 12823 reads | 0 comments
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101 on Information Interviews: Should You Do One?

Networking

For the majority of university students nearing graduation, the question of what job and career path to pursue can be a very daunting and challenging decision to make.  But did you know informational interviews could help you make those decisions?

By: Jessica Grant 7595 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Career Blog Roundup - Awesome Metaphor Edition

Blogs

I've been reading a few really great articles lately, and instead of trying and failing to come up with something original, I thought I would share some of those articles, along with some of my thoughts about them. Here's five articles I like, complete with commentary, all of which use awesome metaphors to get their career advice across.

By: David Lindskoog 6163 reads | 0 comments
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