Co-op Reflections

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A Once-in-a-lifetime Experience in Ghana: Interning with Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad

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 11082 reads | 0 comments
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Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Co-operative Education

This January I started my second co-op worterm as an Informational Management Specialist Assistant with the RCMP.

By: Mihai Beschea 3732 reads | 0 comments
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Working as a Taxpayer Services Agent at CRA

Taxpayer Services Agent

Are you considering or planning to work for the government? Read on to find out more about Doug's co-op experience at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) as a Taxpayer Services Agent and the surprises he encountered during his work term.

By: Doug Chan 21987 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 5913 reads | 0 comments
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Toren Barnes: Real Property Branch of Public Works and Government Services Canada

federal government

Innovation and government might not be two words that one usually expects to find in the same sentence.

By: Toren Barnes 2553 reads | 0 comments
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My Eye-Opening Experience

Arts and Social Sciences

Even before the first month of my one year co-op contract with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) was over, I knew that my co-op experience was going to be different from what I had ever suspected I was getting myself into.

By: Gregory O’Brien 4738 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Challenge Yourself

Co-op Reflections

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in the last installment of his 3-part series on his experience challenging himself, adapting to cultural differences, norms and work environments as well as overcoming mistakes.

By: yatli 6041 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Our Neighbourhood - Gariahat, Kolkata

International Co-op

Martyna provides a tour of the neighbourhood where the SFU Health Sciences Co-op Team working at Destiny Reflection in India live.

By: Martyna Purchla 11166 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of Your Co-op Experience: Turning Work into Words

Business Career Management Centre

Co-op allows students to test drive different career options and provides the opportunity to learn several practical skills while gaining relevant work experience.

By: Elise Elliot 4269 reads | 0 comments
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Serena's Winter Co-op Adventure: Working at Iron Ore Company in Newfoundland

Life Experience

Wondering what it's like to work in HR and in Newfoundland? Read on to learn more about Serena's winter adventure and experience adapting to a new culture, environment and life away from home!

By: Serena Li 8908 reads | 0 comments
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