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Making the Most of Your Co-op Education: A Senior Co-op Student's Perspective

Work Search

Co-op has sent me touring the province of BC in a branded Toyota Prius, pouring my creativity into written works at SFU Burnaby, and soon, it will send me to Southeastern BC where I will practice Media Relations. For me, this has resulted from fully taking advantage of all the services SFU Co-op has to offer. Read on to hear my tips on having a successful Co-op experience.

By: Adam Brayford 3854 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of WIldfires: Called Back from Vacation

Communication

Interviewing frequently with TV, radio and print news media, seeing the province’s most beautiful locations by plane or helicopter, taking part in a job where the stakes are high and the responsibility is great: Highlights of the BC Forest Service Co-op experience. Check out a day in the life of a Fire Information Officer.

By: Adam Brayford 4009 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Why You Must Apply

BC Forest Service

While life in Kootenays may bear the reputation of being laid back, Co-op student Adam Brayford finds that within the realm of emergency communications, the province's warmer region is abuzz with activity.

By: Adam Brayford 4362 reads | 0 comments
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Blogging: is it for you?

Blog


thumbnail picture With all the current technology, such as blogs, websites, emails and social networking software, staying in touch with friends and family has never been easier. How do you determine which technology is right for your needs? What is the difference between a blog and a website? Read on to find out more.

By: coopcom 20605 reads | 0 comments
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Science Panel: There is no plan?

Career Exploration

For three SFU Science Alumni, the road to success was a windy one. While each of them experienced roadblock and detours, none foresaw the opportunities and open doors that awaited them post graduation.

By: Kelsey Newsham 5455 reads | 0 comments
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Facebook and Your Co-op Term

Internet

The cold, hard fact is that Facebook may be putting your job at risk, and not just because you’re writing on your friends’ Walls when you should be working. This said, co-op students: please take heed of the following guidelines and maintain your all-important professional poise.

By: Christy Kazulin 16978 reads | 0 comments
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Jeannie Chan: A Co-op Student's Success Story

MDA

Meet Jeannie Chan, a Computing Science and Statistics student who convocated this June. Shes completed a total of five Co-op work terms, and has been able to develop an impressive set of skills, helping her to land a full-time job! Read on to learn all about her experiences.

By: Anu Chouhan 7009 reads | 0 comments
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Canadian Co-op Adventure

Travel



    Tired of the same ol Vancouver scene?  Want to travel, but think you cant because your student bank account is plummeting somewhere in the negatives?  If you said yes to both these questions, sounds like youre suffering from a classic case of travel bug blues.  But dont worry, theres a simple solution to your ailment.  Start searching for co-op jobs out of town!

By: coopcom 5273 reads | 0 comments
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Travel to India and Beyond: Working for Tata

India

Tata, one of India’s largest business conglomerates, is looking to Canada for international interns. Does an international internship with a company established with 98 operating companies in seven business sectors interest you? Read on to find out more about Tata.

By: coopcom 19682 reads | 0 comments
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Post-Graduation Work Permit Program: What You Need to Know

Immigration

Attention to all international SFU students! Are you preparing to enter the Canadian workforce soon? If so, the transition has just been made easier for you, courtesy of the federal government.

By: coopcom 16566 reads | 0 comments
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