Co-op Reflections

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Summer of WIldfires: Called Back from Vacation

Series

Interviewing frequently with TV, radio and print news media, seeing the province’s most beautiful locations by plane or helicopter, taking part in a job where the stakes are high and the responsibility is great: Highlights of the BC Forest Service Co-op experience. Check out a day in the life of a Fire Information Officer.

By: Adam Brayford 4177 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Why You Must Apply

Series

While life in Kootenays may bear the reputation of being laid back, Co-op student Adam Brayford finds that within the realm of emergency communications, the province's warmer region is abuzz with activity.

By: Adam Brayford 4669 reads | 0 comments
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A Day in the Life of a CRA Taxpayer Services Agent

Co-op Reflections

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 21286 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 4878 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 5229 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 6276 reads | 0 comments
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My Summer In Whistler

Tamwood International College

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 14086 reads | 0 comments
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Working For the Feds: An Interview with CIDA’s Executive Vice President, David Moloney

Ottawa

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 1913 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

International

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 10384 reads | 0 comments
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