Work Term Extension

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Choosing Whether to Extend Your Co-op Placement? 6 Tips to Help You Make the Decision

Communication, Art and Technology

A couple months into your Co-op placement and your manager comes up to you and asks you to stay and work with them for another semester? What do you do? If you’re having a hard time deciding, Michelle Raine is here to offer her six tips in helping you decide whether or not to take that extension.

By: Michelle Raine 6013 reads | 0 comments
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I Did a Work Term Extension and So Should You!

Co-operative Education

Accepting a job with SFU International Co-op, Christy only expected to complete a four-month work term. This all changed when she was offered a work term extension. If you’re considering whether or not you should accept a work term extension, Christy has three big reasons why you should. 

By: Christy Liu 11684 reads | 0 comments
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For a Chance at a Job, Take a Chance and Apply!

Co-op

I completed my undergraduate degree without doing co-op. This meant that after graduation, I was competing for jobs with others who had work experience, while I had none. Find out how doing co-op as a PhD student allowed me to not only gain work experience, but also gave me confidence in my abilities.  

By: Shruti Menon 3720 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Communication, Art and Technology

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 19654 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things to Remember When Setting Learning Objectives as a Continuing Student

SMART goals

Congratulations on extending your work term! It's time for more Learning Objectives! Don't worry though, if you're having a hard time thinking up of some new ones, read these 5 tips to help you.

By: Wen-Ting Fan 13908 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons To Accept a Co-op Work Term Extension

communication co-op

Communication Co-op student Kit Crowe gives you 5 good reasons why you should accept that co-op work term extension. 

By: Kit Crowe 9556 reads | 0 comments
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Margaret’s Co-op Experience: Two Job Positions with One Stone

Co-operative Education

Working at the CBI Health Clinic has certainly been a once in a life time experience. Taking on the challenge of working in a clinical environment that I was unfamiliar with has shown me skills I didn’t realize I possessed.  In gaining these skills, it helped keep me on board for an unexpected second term of co-op with a new position and new experiences.

By: Margaret Chang 7024 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Communication

Working for the Public Sector was always a goal of mine, yet when I was offered a position as the Communications Assistant at Transport Canada, I realized the topic of transportation was completely foreign to me.

By: Lynn Shinto 5171 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op Adds Value to Any Degree

Applied Sciences

Parminder Benipal looks back at what he learned about himself and his career path at his first Co-op job, and how that lead to landing his third Co-op work term with IBM.

By: Parminder Benipal 13503 reads | 0 comments
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A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

Communication, Art and Technology

Having completed my first work term for Health Canada as a Communications Officer Intern, I was eager to try something new, and the government was not where I believed that was going to happen. That is until I was offered a position at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada...

By: Courtney Novotny 2791 reads | 0 comments
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