During the Work Term

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How to be a Newbie: Pro Tips for Non-Pros

Working Students
Co-op is a learning experience. Learning experiences aren’t about the “Aha!” moments. They’re about how you get there – and carry yourself through awkward growing pains... 
By: Tyler Miller 4572 reads | 0 comments
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Four Tips for Dealing with Stress in the Workplace

Applied Sciences

It is easy to become stressed in an unfamiliar and fast-pace working environment, no matter which field you are in, but good strategies can help you reduce stress and learn to work more efficiently. Mi Zhou shares her tips from her co-op with OSI Maritime Systems. 

By: Mi Zhou 2653 reads | 0 comments
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“No Mom, I Am Not Wasting My Time!”

Co-operative Education

Here I will list three reasons why I still benefited from accepting a position in a work term that was not directly related to my field of study. 

By: Lauren McNeilly 3053 reads | 0 comments
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When Once Wasn’t Enough

Working Students

If you are about to start applying for co-ops or trying to decide if another co-op term at the same organization is right for you, read about my experience of how a surprising situation can lead to a positive experience.

By: Kaylie Wong 2439 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Workplace Success

If you want to extract every opportunity from your co-op term, take these proactive steps to grow professionally beyond your job title. 

By: Mikaela Nuval 2505 reads | 0 comments
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Welcome Sessions, Onboarding, and the Handling of Snacks

Professional Development

Linh shares her experience working in the HR department of a biotech firm.

By: Linh Nguyen 2565 reads | 0 comments
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From West to East: Why Students Must Push Their Boundaries

During the Work Term

When opportunities in Vancouver were slim, I took the chance of embracing an experience on the other side of Canada, and in the process gained experience, networks, and memories that defined my final summer of university.

By: Mark Trendell-Jensen 1987 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience with Introversion and Impostor Syndrome

During the Work Term

Keep on reading below to learn how I succeeded in my co-op term as an introvert and overcame my impostor syndrome.

By: Sarah Saghah 4055 reads | 0 comments
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Working for a Start-Up

Co-op

See how I faced my fears and worked for a company I never would have imagined working for.

By: Claudia Mathieu 2741 reads | 0 comments
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For the Blossoming Wallflowers: 3 Tips for Navigating the Workplace as an Introvert

During the Work Term

Starting in a new workplace as an introvert can seem like a terrifying thing. Even though Camille would much rather hide behind the camera and observe, she knew that the easy way out doesn’t EVER produce the most growth and value. Truly seeking a growth-oriented mindset brings along with it the need to stretch our comfort zones. With that being said, she wants to share her tips in hopes that they can help other blossoming wallflowers to pursue excellence despite the discomfort social situations may often bring.

By: Camille Reyes 9924 reads | 0 comments
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