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

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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 4822 reads | 0 comments
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I Did a Work Term Extension and So Should You!

Co-op

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 11118 reads | 0 comments
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For a Chance at a Job, Take a Chance and Apply!

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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 3172 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Co-op

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 18422 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things to Remember When Setting Learning Objectives as a Continuing Student

Co-operative Education

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 12745 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons To Accept a Co-op Work Term Extension

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

By: Kit Crowe 8615 reads | 0 comments
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Margaret’s Co-op Experience: Two Job Positions with One Stone

Working Students

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 6430 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Professional Development

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 4823 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op Adds Value to Any Degree

Co-op Reflections

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 12886 reads | 0 comments
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A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

Communique

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 2489 reads | 0 comments
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