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How to Maximize Your Return on University Investment: Part I – Get Involved and Utilize On-Campus Resources

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Have you ever wondered why you should go to university and what you have done to make your university life meaningful? Have you ever been in a situation where you have no clue of what to do with your life and how to start making every penny of your tuition fees worth it? Have you ever felt frightened when thinking about your future career? I was in the same position so I want to share some tips on how to not regret going to school and how to get ready to face your future!

By: Jenny Vo 11407 reads | 0 comments
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Internship in the Contemporary Arts

Contemporary Art Gallery

Taking the internship course at SFU this semester has turned out to be an interesting and overall invaluable work experience for me as I near the end of my undergraduate career. Read on to discover what it was like to do an internship with the Contemporary Art Gallery.

By: Lauren Lavery 4565 reads | 0 comments
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Burrard Arts Foundation Internship

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The organization that I was fortunate enough to work with this summer was Burrard Arts Foundation.

By: Alexandra Best 5596 reads | 0 comments
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Journey to the Centres

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

I was somewhat apprehensive to join the team  at the adult day centres but my 8 month co-op placement working with seniors  turned out to be one of the most valuable experiences that I have ever had. I was able to get involved with Vancouver Coastal Health's SteadyFeet®, form  friendships with seniors, and even learn some Cantonese! 

By: Evelyn Korompai 4113 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of the Co-op Experience: The Case for a Diversified Co-op Portfolio

Co-operative Education

Ever wonder what type of factors you should take into consideration when seeking out Co-op placements? Mark reflects on his rewarding Co-op journey to make some recommendations on how to best take advantage of the Co-op program!

By: Mark Thompson 4920 reads | 0 comments
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Beast in the East: Why You Should Go Away For Co-op

Applied Sciences

If you’ve only been looking for co-op placements in the Greater Vancouver area, here’s why you should definitely reconsider.

By: Imran Kanji 5448 reads | 0 comments
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Learning to Design

Vancouver

Danny shares how he has developed as a result of his UX design co-op experiences.

By: Danny Blackstock 4782 reads | 0 comments
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Touch the Future of Hydrogen Storage

Hydrogen In Motion

The future of energy belongs to hydrogen but you can be part of the future as well. Take part in the development of the next generation power source and learn engineering knowledge throughout the whole process with Hydrogen In Motion Inc. at Powertech Labs Inc..

By: Weilin Sun 4124 reads | 0 comments
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John Howard Society - Hobden House

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

Theresa did her co-op as a residence worker.  She shares about her learning experiences and her future goals.

By: Theresa John 11997 reads | 0 comments
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Three Tips for Working from Home

Career Exploration

Richard Ainscough's first co-op semester was different from a lot of the co-op positions students typically apply for. For Richard, his first work term was a self-directed co-op where he worked mainly from home.  

By: Richard Ainscough 12649 reads | 0 comments
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