Co-operative Education

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On Campus Like?

Co-op Reflections

Working for International Co-op at SFU has provided me with a wide range of experiences to boost my portfolio and resume. As the Communications and Marketing Assistant for SFU International Co-op, I worked......

By: Courtney Novotny 2045 reads | 0 comments
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Past and Current Co-op Students Answer... “What is Working?"

Co-op Reflections

For most undergraduates, a co-op placement is a rare opportunity to escape the lecture hall and start working in the “real” corporate, professional, and managerial world. In the summer, one of the last things a potential co-op student would consider is taking a job on campus.....

By: Tyler Morgenstern 2182 reads | 0 comments
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The Road Behind And Ahead

Communication

Years ago, I was sitting in a lecture for my Communication 200 class listening to two powerhouse women talk (in great partnership and camaraderie) to our class about the benefits of co-operativeedu

By: Trevor Howes 2013 reads | 0 comments
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The “SURVIVIAL” Guide to CBSA

Canada Border Services Agency

CBSA is a government agency by the name of Canada Border Services Agency or in français, Agence des  services frontaliers du Canada. We are the so-called “Customs and Immigration people” or any other derogatory term to your preference. At the border, we are those people who ask you questions such as “where did you go” and “why did you go there”.

By: Penny Chau 25019 reads | 0 comments
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A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

Co-op

Having completed my first work term for Health Canada as a Communications Officer Intern, I was eager to try something new, and the government was not where I believed that was going to happen. That is until I was offered a position at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada...

By: Courtney Novotny 2389 reads | 0 comments
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The Co-op Connection Helps Retention

SFU Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS)

Did you know that one out of every four students will not return after their first year of university? What can we do to increase the retention of high risk students?

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