Co-op Reflections

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Adventures in China with CIBT

CIBT
Each semester, the International Co-op office posts a multitude of Co-op jobs for students looking to have a unique, some would say life-changing, experience by going to work outside of Canada. Many of the positions open to students from all faculties are for English instructors. Find out more about Ben's experience teaching English in China...
By: Ben Carson 7567 reads | 0 comments
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English Alumnus Finds Work in Social Development through SFU Co-op

Arts and Social Sciences
Nicole Skuce, Arts and Social Sciences Co-op alumnus, was able to use her networking skills to turn one of her Co-op work terms into a career. Read on to discover how she effectively used her time at SFU as a stepping stone to her current position.
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Life in Botswana: Jumping in with both feet

Non-profit

For four months Jessica Kehler traveled across the world to Botswana, working with Holy Cross Hospice, a non-profit organization that uses a holistic approach to treating terminal HIV/AIDS patients. Upon her return, the OLC sat down to learn about a country known for its diamond mining, tourism, and sadly, HIV/AIDS.

By: Jessica Kehler 5713 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Work Term in Gaborone: Part 1 - Dumela (Hello) Botswana

Africa

Health Sciences Co-op student Kaleigh Banister is spending the spring semester in Gabarone on a Co-op work term with the Cancer Association of Botswana. In Part 1 of her series, Kaleigh arrives in Gabarone and begins to adjust to life in the slow lane.

By: Kaleigh Banister 6101 reads | 0 comments
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Computing Science: Co-op Student Profile: Vanessa Wong

Co-op

Learn about CS Co-op student Vanessa Wong’s exciting experiences at ArtStarts and IBM, her second and third Co-op work terms. Currently in her fourth year of studies, Vanessa is working towards completing a joint major in Computing Science and Business Administration.

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SFU Home to Canada’s Top Co-op Student

CAFCE

SFU Biology and Biochemistry Co-op student Katelyn Mueller was awarded the 2008 National Co-op Student of the Year award from the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education during National Co-op Week, March 23rd - 27th, 2009.

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2008 CAFCE Co-op Student of the Year Nominee: Katelyn Mueller

Co-operative Education

 As a life guard, swim instructor and generally someone who loves all things aquatic, Katelyn Mueller was surprised to find herself enjoying her Co-op work term in landlocked Germany this past year and then surprised to be nominated for the CAFCE award for her time there.

By: Kelsey Newsham 6412 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Work Term in Gaborone: Part 2

Series

In Part 2 of her series, Health Sciences Co-op student Kaleigh Banister gets into the local Gabarone culture and takes a bit of time to explore the natural wonders she’s surrounded by.

By: Kaleigh Banister 5984 reads | 0 comments
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Student Spotlight: Iris Eom

Co-op

The OLC talks to Iris Eom, 3rd year MBB, Computing Science joint major. Keep reading to learn about her experience at the UBC James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre at St. Paul's Hospital.

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A Co-op Experience: A New Journey

Science

SFU is proud to announce that Mona Jalili from BPK, earlier this year becoming the CAFCE Student of the Year, has now won ACE Student of the Year. CAFCE and ACE are Canadian co-op associations dedicated to the fostering and advancement of post-secondary co-operative education in Canada. Read on for her story

By: Mona Jalili 5292 reads | 0 comments
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