Co-op Reflections

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A Day in the Life of a CRA Taxpayer Services Agent

Co-op

Kristen Ryan worked as a taxpayer services agent for Canada Revenue Agency. Read more about what a typical day looked like during her co-op term.

By: Kristen Ryan 20908 reads | 0 comments
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By the Nile: A Student's Experience in Rural Africa

International

The OLC happily presents the following as Craig Vandermeer’s first interview with the OLC after his return from Uganda Fall Semester 2010.Having finished his undergrad at Carleton University with a degree in Political Science, he is continuing his education here at SFU in the International Studies Master’s program.

By: Stephanie Toronidis 4787 reads | 0 comments
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Moldovan Memories Part 4: My Care Placement in the Village

Diversity & Inclusion

Moving from the city into a village in Moldova, Kerri Jang finds herself surrounded by animals and fruit trees as she lives with a host family, while organizing wheelchair basketball and tennis through The Motivatie Association.

By: Kerri Jang 5106 reads | 0 comments
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Sheena Takes On the Mumbai Marketing Scene

Life Experience

In her third year as a Communication major, Sheena Rupani returns home to Mumbai, India and proves that an SFU student has what it takes to compete on the international marketing scene. In a setting where high stakes rely on time management and clear cross-cultural communication, this international co-op celebrity takes self-directed study to the next level.

By: Adam Brayford 6179 reads | 0 comments
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My Summer In Whistler

Science

For Laura Lush's fourth Co-op work-term she had the opportunity to work with Tamwood International College in beautiful Whistler, BC. Read about her experience here.

By: Laura Lush 13932 reads | 0 comments
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Working For the Feds: An Interview with CIDA’s Executive Vice President, David Moloney

Work Search

David Moloney, SFU’s Champion from the Federal Government, has described himself as someone who “…can’t decide what he wants to do when he grows up.” In this post, David provides insight into what governments are looking for when they hire. 

By: Emily Ross 1849 reads | 0 comments
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Extra! Extra! SFU Co-op Students Featured in Hong Kong News

Co-op Reflections

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP) is known as a hub for innovation and technology in Asia. The following article is a translated excerpt from Takungpao, featuring Simon Fraser University students on international work terms at HKSTP.

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SFU Co-op Student Takes Kilimanjaro Summit

Kilimanjaro Summit

Think exams are pretty tough? Try Mount Kilimanjaro on for size! SFU Communication Co-op Student Kelsey Newsham did just that. Read her reflections here.

By: Kelsey Newsham 10264 reads | 0 comments
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"googlable+women"

Co-operative Education

What brings together a ceiling-hung spaceship, a T-Rex skeleton and 200 women in Computing Science? Why, none other than the 2008 Google Workshop for Women Engineers. Read on to find out how three SFU representatives made their mark at the California-based Googleplex.

By: coopcom 6984 reads | 0 comments
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Mila Lukic: A Co-op Student's Success Story

Business

Mila Lukic, who immigrated to Canada from Serbia with her family at age 16, convocated this June with a B.Sc. in molecular biology, biochemistry and business administration with First Class honours. During her time at SFU, she completed four Co-op work terms including an international placement in Scotland for the Encouraging Global Dynamic Entrepreneurs (EDGE) program. Learn more about her achievements and experiences here.

By: Anu Chouhan 8564 reads | 0 comments
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