Work Term Extension

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

Working Students

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 4512 reads | 0 comments
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I Did a Work Term Extension and So Should You!

Networking

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 10981 reads | 0 comments
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For a Chance at a Job, Take a Chance and Apply!

work experience

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 3012 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Professional Development

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 18120 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 12433 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons To Accept a Co-op Work Term Extension

Work Environment

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

By: Kit Crowe 8377 reads | 0 comments
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Margaret’s Co-op Experience: Two Job Positions with One Stone

Work Term Extension

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 6254 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Co-op Reflections

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 4736 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op Adds Value to Any Degree

Co-op

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 12682 reads | 0 comments
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A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

Co-operative Education

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 2362 reads | 0 comments
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