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Working for Your Passions Part II: Arrival and Research in Brazil

Co-operative Education

In part two of my Brazillian co-op story, I arrive in São Paulo feeling overwhelmed. This all changes as I carry out my research, realizing something very powerful about the connection many Brazilians have to the sport of soccer.  

By: Christopher Maringka 3416 reads | 0 comments
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The Essential Co-op Skill: Time Management

Co-op Reflections

Knowing how to deal with multiple tasks each having different priorities and deadlines is necessary for success. Time management, an essential skill in most work places, is therefore an even more important skill to develop as a co-op student. In this article, I share some time management methods for handling small side tasks in order to free up more time for the bigger things at hand.

By: Harry He 8322 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Communique

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 12110 reads | 0 comments
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Unlikely Co-op Candidate Switches From Landscaping to Technical Writing

Co-operative Education

Accumulating over 80 credits and completing three quarters of a degree usually rules out any potential opportunity for students to be selected for Co-op, unless you ask Mike Lazar how he beat the odds.

By: Mike Lazar 11932 reads | 0 comments
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Event Planning 101: Beyond the Chaos

OLC Blog

Behind the glitz and glamour of fancy events, are event planners frantically following their minute-to-minute schedule. In this article, Miranda shares some insight and advice for those entering the sometimes chaotic event planning field.

By: Miranda Lindsay 13645 reads | 0 comments
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Appropriate Workplace Attire: How To Dress Professionally Without Compromising Your Style

Workplace Success

I’m a young and trendy fashionista. A self-identified accessory-lover. A student. And I’m obsessed with how to make a great impression at my new co-operative education job without compromising my style. This article highlights my opinions on how to dress professionally, while still maintaining your sense of style. 

By: Amy Gill 11321 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Jobs Help Fulfill Iron Man Career Ambition

Silicon Valley

Sheldan Manansala's childhood dreams came true as his journey took him to land a co-op at Tesla Motors.  

By: Caitlin Dawson 4410 reads | 0 comments
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The International Experience Melting Pot

Arts and Social Sciences

Jiwon Lee is an English student who did her co-op in Korea, where she taught English to school children. She shares what it's like to do a co-op on the other side of the world!

By: Jiwon Lee 3102 reads | 0 comments
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Reinvent Yourself by Working Abroad

Co-op Reflections

When I first started applying for jobs overseas, I wasn’t totally sure what I wanted; all I knew was that I needed a change, and some time to grow.

By: Michael Welk 3309 reads | 0 comments
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Igniting Passion

Co-op

Carmen, a Psychology student, spent two semesters at Ignite Technical Resources as a Recruiting Coordinator. 

By: Carmen Wilson 3770 reads | 0 comments
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