Co-op Reflections

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How to Get Over Imposter Syndrome at Your Co-op

Imposter Syndrome

"A lot of students going through their co-op terms have the same fear – as a student, how should one cope transitioning into an office environment with smart and experienced professionals? The simple answer to this issue is to be confident!" 

By: Daniel Cossio 329 reads | 0 comments
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Why Work At a Start-Up? My Co-op Term at Tradable Bits

Co-operative Education

After doing her co-op for a start-up, Margaret Leong shares 6 reasons why you should do it too! Read the article and find out why working at a start-up can be so rewarding. 

By: Margaret Leong 325 reads | 0 comments
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Working at a Startup vs. Large Corporation: Which is right for you?

Event Summaries

My two-year roller coaster ride through Intel: A year after embarking on Intel’s newly acquired startup company, the project was shut down and a few members of the team, including myself, were lucky enough to be transferred to a different Intel group. Here’s my experience working in a startup vs working in a large corporation like Intel.

By: Darryl Fonseka 327 reads | 0 comments
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Taking The Next ‘Big’ Step: Working at The Canada Revenue Agency

Government of Canada

Considering whether you want to work at a small company or a large organization? Try out both! Enjoying the support and intimate company culture while working at a small company, I was worried about my work going unnoticed and a lack of communication at a large organization. Find out how wrong I was!

By: Matthew Lee 356 reads | 0 comments
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SFU’s Health and Counselling Services: More Than Just Your Average School Clinic

SFU Health Promotion

SFU's Health and Counselling Services are offering incredible services and events to help students deal with the stress and anxiety that school life brings. So why aren't more students taking advantage of these services? Mutinta, who worked with HCS, brings awareness to many of the awesome resources HCS provides.

By: Mutinta Bbela 397 reads | 0 comments
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Finding the Right Fit: A Guide to Job Hunting

Co-operative Education

After reaching the end of her first co-op semester, Amanda, a Business co-op student, reflects on her experience and shares tips on how to find a position that is best suited to help you achieve your goals

By: Amanda Dunbar 428 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Things I Learned Working With The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Co-op Reflections

The transition from a normal part-time job to a full-time, career-defining position is not always easy. Read on to find out how Hayley faces her challenges as well as providing 5 valuable strategies to make the most of your co-op experience.

By: Hayley Patrus 377 reads | 0 comments
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Is Co-op Worth It?

Communique

To do or not to do? In this article, Thuy An talks about the pros of the co-op program and how it can benefit your future career. 

By: Thuy An Lam 803 reads | 0 comments
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My Adventures working with the BC Lottery Corporation

Co-op Reflections

Is working in an unfamiliar industry scary to you? Don’t know what to prepare before working in a co-op? Read on to find out more.

By: Cloris Sun 1048 reads | 0 comments
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Moving From Retail to Corporate : Life as an Operational Specialist at Canadian Western Trust

Management Information Systems (MIS)

For three years I worked part-time at TD Canada Trust as a customer service representative and eventually a personal banking associate.

By: Phuong Mai 671 reads | 0 comments
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