Career Exploration

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Sanaz Takes On Germany: Part 1

Career Exploration

From weekend getaways to the Alps, to challenging engineering work for Daimler, Sanaz Jahanbakhsh had an amazing experience on her international co-op term in Germany. Read on to find out more about the work placement that put her time-management, communication skills and travel savvy to the test.

By: Adam Brayford 7691 reads | 0 comments
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Sanaz Takes on Germany: Part 2

International

On her 6 month international co-op term, based in Sindelfingen, Germany, Sanaz Jahanbakhsh worked on a sophisticated electro-engineering project for Daimler. Find out how her work has contributed to an effort that will save lives on the road.

By: Adam Brayford 8820 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of Your Co-op Education: A Senior Co-op Student's Perspective

Workplace Transition

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 4139 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of WIldfires: Called Back from Vacation

Communication, Art and Technology

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 4281 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Why You Must Apply

Series

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 4847 reads | 0 comments
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Blogging: is it for you?

Career Exploration


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 21044 reads | 0 comments
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Science Panel: There is no plan?

Alumni Spotlight

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 5833 reads | 0 comments
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Facebook and Your Co-op Term

Social Networking

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 17474 reads | 0 comments
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Jeannie Chan: A Co-op Student's Success Story

Student Spotlight

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 7504 reads | 0 comments
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Canadian Co-op Adventure

Ottawa



    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 5685 reads | 0 comments
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