Co-op Reflections

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Following CAFCE #coopweek on Twitter

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CAFCE's #coopweek Twitter contest received tons of great responses from co-op students across Canada, sharing why they love Cooperative Education. Read on to see what co-op can do for you (maybe you'll even see yourself.)

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5386 reads | 0 comments
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Website & Writing Experience as a Communication Student

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As Communication students, we learn about the history of media and major theorists. Upon graduation, most of the job openings we encounter may require us to have more technical skills, something not necessarily taught in Communication courses. This was my reality when I was accepted into the Web Department at Canucks Sports and Entertainment  for my first work term.

By: Nicole Freeston 6756 reads | 0 comments
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Life After Co-op Series: Connecting Local and Global Experience

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Christina Wu finished a joint major in Business and Communication at SFU and is now working as a Communications Coordinator for the BC Council for International Education. She sat down with us to share her rich Co-op experiences and how they played a significant part in developing the skills and connections she has today.

By: Melissa Chungfat 5829 reads | 0 comments
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Jesse Faltus: A Co-op Student's Success Story

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Meet Jesse Faltus, a Computing Science student convocating this June. He has successfully completed three co-op work terms, and had a blast doing so! Read all about his experiences and why he recommends joining the co-op program.

By: Jesse Faltus 11695 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Site Visit

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Time flies. Our marketing student has already been on her co-op term for over two months, which means it's time to book a meeting room, fill out some forms on goals and achievements and arrange for a site visit.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5116 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Work Found Me

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Part two of the Diary of a Marketing Co-op series looks at the adjustments our marketing co-op went through as she suddenly found herself going full speed ahead, and the learning curve suddenly went vertical.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4697 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Australia: Working for YMCA and Health by Design

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Wondering what it's like to work on the other side of the hemisphere? Stephanie Hendy shares with us her international co-op experience working as a health and fitness instructor and personal trainer in Australia.

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Barbados: A Day in the Life of an Audit Intern

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Business Student Lee Wu spent his Co-op work term as an audit intern in beautiful Barbados. Read about his experiences - both in the office and on the beach.

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A Life-changing Co-op Experience in East Borneo

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In spring 2011, Indah relocated to East Borneo to work as a translator and tutor. After returning from her trip, she reflects on her life-changing experience and lessons she learned while she was working there.

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Barbados: My First Impressions and the Canadian Connection

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If you want to spend a semester travelling, but don’t want to give up your opportunities to learn, then a co-op placement in Barbados could meet both of your aims. Learn how Lee Wu spent his Co-op semester as an audit intern abroad.

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