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International Co-op Instagram Video Contest 2015

Instagram

International Co-op held an Instagram Video contest showcasing students' work days. Check out their awesome videos!

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Lessons I Learned about Adjusting to Life Abroad

Life Experience

I was a bit nervous at first about leaving the city life behind, but I soon came to realize that the change would be a great new adventure. I feel incredibly lucky to live abroad in a small town, because I get to experience and immerse myself in a uniquely French culture.

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A Fish on Land: Adjusting to a Company’s Work Culture

Co-op Reflections

Nervous heart palpitations, a piercing adrenaline rush, and a case of the stutters; like many Co-op students on their first day at work, I had just been asked to present an introductory speech in front of my colleagues.

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How I Became First Author for a Research Paper During my Co-op

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Daniel Paulino expected to be the intern that got coffee for the office.  He surprised everyone, especially himself, when he developed top performing software and wrote a research paper in his eight month co-op at Genome Science Centre.  Find out how he did it.

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How I Stepped Out of my Comfort Zone and Embraced Life Abroad

Co-op Reflections

Looking to maximize your time abroad and integrate with locals, but nervous to take the first few steps? Read on to learn how I broke through my personal barriers, and the advice I have for future travellers to make the most of their work term overseas.

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Living and working abroad in Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona

Are you looking into working abroad for your co-op?  Business student, Candice Woods shares what she learned in her co-op and how to combat homesickness based on her experience working in Barcelona, Spain for her co-op.

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4 Fundamental Tips for Workplace Survival

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Transitioning from being a student to a full-time career professional is challenging, so having a plan in place can really make a difference to your Co-op success. Now halfway through her Co-op with the Vancouver Canucks, Sonya reflects on the top four strategies she uses to make the most of her experience.

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The International Experience Melting Pot

During the Work Term

Jiwon Lee is an English student who did her co-op in Korea, where she taught English to school children. She shares what it's like to do a co-op on the other side of the world!

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Reinvent Yourself by Working Abroad

Co-op Reflections

When I first started applying for jobs overseas, I wasn’t totally sure what I wanted; all I knew was that I needed a change, and some time to grow.

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The Variety of Experiences @ a Multinational Professional Services Corporation

Business Development

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) offers opportunities beyond accounting. Jackie, an Economics student, spent his co-op in the Learning and Development Department of PwC in Hong Kong. 

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