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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 1]: “Who here thinks Science is cool?!”

Science AL!VE

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 5296 reads | 0 comments
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Margaret’s Co-op Experience: Two Job Positions with One Stone

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

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 6648 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Communique

When trying to get hired, I hardly considered the prospect of actually working. I was more concerned with building professional resumes and appearing impressive at interviews. Upon landing my first co-op, however, I suddenly realized that I would need to perform in a strange, new environment – one I knew nothing about!

By: Miranda Lindsay 6494 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 2]: Interviews

Interviews

Are you a Computing Science Student about to be interviewed?  Dylan shares interview tips, personal anecdotes, and learn how to prepare yourself for your next interview.  This is part two of five.

By: Dylan Hawkins 9500 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 1]: Meet Dylan

Co-operative Education

Meet Dylan, a fourth year computing science student at Simon Fraser University with over a year of co-op experience spanning two large companies: SAP and Electronic Arts. He shares his unique perspective on Computing Science Co-op and offers advice for students on topics such as interview techniques and software engineering tips.  This post is part one of four.

By: Dylan Hawkins 9364 reads | 0 comments
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The Payoff of Perseverance

Interviews

Raymon Gulati faced his fears by interviewing with BlackBerry, landing a fantastic job, and learning that his talent & skills could successfully overcome what seemed to be his biggest obstacle.

By: Raymon Gulati 6377 reads | 0 comments
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Inclusion Illuminates Work Experience

Co-op Reflections

Political Science student Nicole shares about her experience doing marketing communications work for Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI).

By: Nicole Doucette 3100 reads | 0 comments
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Consulate Communication Builds Connections

Co-operative Education

Diana completed her first Co-op work term with the Mexican Consulate in Vancouver.

By: Diana Kabantsov 4274 reads | 0 comments
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Taking on Progressive Projects

non-profits

Andrea takes on the non-profit world as a Community Services Assistant at the Progressive Housing Society. 

By: Andrea Bajcetic 2594 reads | 0 comments
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Developing an Understanding of Non-Profits

Arts and Social Sciences

Meghan shares the benefits of working at a non-profit based on her experience at the Multiple Sclerosis Society. 

By: Meghan Ogden 2239 reads | 0 comments
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