Co-op Reflections


SFU Health Sciences Takes India! SFU is AWESOME!

Co-op Reflections

Christine shares her reflections on working and living in India for five weeks, as part of the Health Sciences Takes India series.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Introductions!

Co-op Reflections

Meet four adventurous SFU Health Sciences Co-op Students who travelled to India in 2010 to work in India at Destiny Reflections.

By: Martyna, Lindsay, Diya, Silvia, Christine 8788 reads | 0 comments

SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Misconceived Perceptions about India


When I found out that I was one of four students hired for this internship/volunteer opportunity in India I was ecstatic, so unlike most people I was not modest about it and told everyone.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! A little more about Destiny Reflection.....

Destiny Reflections

Destiny Reflection was founded in 2007 by Smarita Sengupta and Becky Bavinger, two friends who shared a common goal of empowering female victims of human trafficking to become self-sufficient through dignified employment. 

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! The Liminal Moment: Our Arrival to India


I felt the thick outdoor air oozing into the airport thought the seal between the plane and the ramp. It smelt somewhat sweet. I welcomed the warmth after freezing on the plane.

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Shining Bright With BC Hydro

Student Spotlight

Jennifer Maniezzo recalls her supportive and enriching learning environment at BC Hydro. Co-op opportunities at BC Hydro really allow students to spread their wings and get their feet wet in a number of areas.

By: Jennifer Maniezzo 4638 reads | 0 comments

Co-op Students Help Showcase Youth Art

Youth Visions

Five students from Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology are spending the summer at a Surrey high school, helping turn more than 900 pieces of B.C.’s youth art into a virtual showcase.

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The Journey From Co-op to Career

Co-op Reflections

Heather Sanders takes control of her learning with Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The experience I have gained with CIC has been very worthwhile, and has not only provided me with the opportunity to work in government and apply my education in a professional setting.

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Winning entry in the 2009 SFU Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Video Contest, by Michael Ngo


From the Lecture Hall to the Office

Co-op Reflections

Ronil Desai’s eye opening journey through his first co-op position with Teekay Shipping Corp. Attending university involves many deadlines and countless interactions with fellow students and professors, not to mention a constant effort to prepare students to succeed in the workforce......

By: Ronil Desai 2869 reads | 0 comments
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