Co-operative Education

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What Learning Objectives can do for you

Learning Objectives

A successful Co-op work term can involve many factors, one of which is developing and working towards meeting your learning objectives. Developing a learning objective helps you to think about what you want to accomplish during your upcoming work term and begin developing a plan for how you’ll achieve success.

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Thriving In Large Projects: 5 Tips

Tips

What do you do when you have a large project in front of you full of uncertainties?  Well, you jump at the chance to be a part of it, of course! Mikaela Nuval took the leap to be in a role that allowed her to coordinate an office and warehouse move. These are her tips on how to handle a large project and what to expect.

By: Mikaela Nuval 25 reads | 0 comments
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Taking The Next ‘Big’ Step: Working The Canada Revenue Agency

Co-operative Education

Considering whether you want to work at a small company or a large organization? Try out both! Enjoying the support and intimate company culture while working at a small company, I was worried about my work going unnoticed and a lack of communication at a large organization. Find out how wrong I was!

By: Matthew Lee 18 reads | 0 comments
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Finding the Right Fit: A Guide to Job Hunting

Co-operative Education

After reaching the end of her first co-op semester, Amanda, a Business co-op student, reflects on her experience and shares tips on how to find a position that is best suited to help you achieve your goals

By: Amanda Dunbar 19 reads | 0 comments
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My Adventures working with the BC Lottery Corporation

career exploration

Is working in an unfamiliar industry scary to you? Don’t know what to prepare before working in a co-op? Read on to find out more.

By: Cloris Sun 691 reads | 0 comments
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Moving From Retail to Corporate : Life as an Operational Specialist at Canadian Western Trust

Work Place Culture

For three years I worked part-time at TD Canada Trust as a customer service representative and eventually a personal banking associate.

By: Phuong Mai 415 reads | 0 comments
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Small Firm, Big Opportunities: Insights into Working at a Small Firm

Finance

If you ever wondered what it was like working at a small to mid-size accounting firm, read on for a few insights from my first co-op work term!

By: Kaadambari Ravi 542 reads | 0 comments
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Golden Opportunity: How I Accidentally Ended Up at a Fortune 500 Mining Company

professional development

What many students may not know is that it can be very disheartening to apply for jobs at first. You may not receive many responses. It feels almost as if all the positions you want have already been filled. 

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Becoming A $60K Assistant

professional development

When I first started at PCL as an Administrative Student, I was slightly disappointed.

By: Sharon 517 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Journey: How I Landed a Co-op working on 3 New Vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard

Manufacturing Engineer

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up” - Les Brown

By: Seraphina Augustus 502 reads | 0 comments
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