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The Triumphant Transition: Tips for the Exciting First Week

Co-operative Education

The first week is often the most stressful for students on their first, second or even sixth work term. Coming from a successful transition into the workplace on his first co-op work term at BCNET, Samuel shares some of his top tips for the first week.

 

By: Samuel Gorski 7705 reads | 0 comments
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Behind the Lens at Johnson & Johnson: Part Two

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Naina had the opportunity to put her passion to work at her dream company for her 8-month co-op work term. In the final installment of a two-part series, Naina takes on new responsibilites and opportunites to grow as a marketer.

By: Naina Sethi 10001 reads | 0 comments
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Public Affairs at the US Consulate

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This spring I spent a co-op term working as a Public Affairs Intern for the United States Consulate General Vancouver. Every day was different at the Consulate - read on to find out more!

By: Kamilah Charters-Gabinek 2935 reads | 0 comments
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Tax Season at Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

“Professionalism, Cooperation, Respect, and Integrity are not only instilled in the organization, but in myself as well." Read on to find out more about what Paul learned about during his eight months at the Canada Revenue Agency. 

By: Paul Moussalli 2876 reads | 0 comments
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Pursuing an International Co-op experience in Hong Kong with HSBC Global Banking and Markets

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Mario Fong travelled to Hong Kong to join the HSBC trainee program through International Co-op. Dropping everything to live in a new country provided him with personal and professional experiences he won't soon forget.

By: Mario Fong 22423 reads | 0 comments
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Building Your Wings: Jeannette's Unforgettable Bolivian Experience

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Jeannette Friesen went to Bolvia with the Students for Development program, where she worked with the Solidarity and Free Trade Movement. While there she learned about the importance of culture and came home more motivated then ever to pursue her goals in international relations.

By: Kiran Dhanoa 6693 reads | 0 comments
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Sean's International Experience in Bolivia

Co-op Reflections

SFU's International Co-op department interviewed Sean Sager fresh from his three-month term in Bolvia, where he worked with Students for Development as a Development Intern,  promoting and teaching the fundamentals of community economic development to local community leaders in Bolivia.

By: Kiran Dhanoa 5207 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Profile: Education Opportunities in Environment & Sustainability

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SFU Faculty of Environment alumni Wes Regan graduated with a BA in Geography and two certificates in Urban Studies and Sustainable Community Development. Since then, he has become a successful contractor/consultant in Community Development and Urban Planning.

By: Leigh McGregor 3178 reads | 0 comments
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Fostering Families at Capstone Youth

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Lesley shares how she worked with youth and families at Capstone Youth and Family Services, and how she developed various skills and saw that she was able to encourage positive development with the people she worked with as a result.

By: Lesley Richards 2210 reads | 0 comments
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Sparking Change Across the Province

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I spent my summer traveling across the province, and getting paid to do it; that’s a pretty golden opportunity, if you ask me! Read on to discover how Krisandra made a difference during her co-op by bringing awareness to a free recycling option in BC.

By: Krisandra Reid 2073 reads | 0 comments
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