Co-operative Education

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Do You Fear Working in Software?

Mechatronic Systems Engineering [SRY]

I used to be afraid of applying for software related co-ops, let alone working in software development/testing environments. In this article, I am going over my journey about how I overcame that fear and got into a software co-op.

By: Ramandeep Jhalli 3700 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from Communication Co-op Alumni

Volunteering

A panel of alumni visited the CMNS 110 class recently to share their insights and advice. Ranging from a variety of industries – health, government, public relations, broadcasting, tech and education

By: Brandon Chow 4071 reads | 0 comments
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76th Parallel North: An Incredible Summer with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Arts and Social Sciences

My experience working with the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), Yellowknife, N.W.T.

By: Yee Ting Choy 3652 reads | 0 comments
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Comic Guide: 5 Tips to Prepare for Co-op

ENGAGE

Embarking on your first Co-op placement? Thinking of applying to the Co-op program? In this comic guide, Linnea offers five tips that will give you a fresh outlook on how to update your resume, build up the confidence to go on interviews, and set yourself up for success. You’ve got this! 

By: Linnea Vo 6708 reads | 0 comments
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Pursuing Public Service: My Co-op Experience as an Employment Standards Officer

Criminology

Criminology student, Tylor Mason, enjoyed his co-op with British Columbia's Employment Standards Branch so much that a four-month placement quickly turned into one year. Find out why, here. 

By: Tylor Mason 4376 reads | 0 comments
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Are You Putting Your Best Foot Forward or in Your Mouth?

Seeking Students

If an employer you applied to never gets back to you, it’s easy to get down on yourself. We’ve all been there. Learn from my failures to put your best foot forward when applying for jobs. 

By: Haley Pihowich 4019 reads | 0 comments
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Who, What, Where, When and Why? Working for a Non-Profit

Watershed Watch Salmon Society

To anyone out there considering working for a not for profit organization, I want to share the lessons I learned at Watershed Watch with you. 

By: Mariah Mund 2817 reads | 0 comments
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“No Mom, I Am Not Wasting My Time!”

Professional Development

Here I will list three reasons why I still benefited from accepting a position in a work term that was not directly related to my field of study. 

By: Lauren McNeilly 3838 reads | 0 comments
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When Once Wasn’t Enough

Co-operative Education

If you are about to start applying for co-ops or trying to decide if another co-op term at the same organization is right for you, read about my experience of how a surprising situation can lead to a positive experience.

By: Kaylie Wong 3295 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Working Students

If you want to extract every opportunity from your co-op term, take these proactive steps to grow professionally beyond your job title. 

By: Mikaela Nuval 3419 reads | 0 comments
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