Co-operative Education

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Student Spotlight: Iris Eom

UBC

The OLC talks to Iris Eom, 3rd year MBB, Computing Science joint major. Keep reading to learn about her experience at the UBC James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre at St. Paul's Hospital.

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A Co-op Experience: A New Journey

Science

SFU is proud to announce that Mona Jalili from BPK, earlier this year becoming the CAFCE Student of the Year, has now won ACE Student of the Year. CAFCE and ACE are Canadian co-op associations dedicated to the fostering and advancement of post-secondary co-operative education in Canada. Read on for her story

By: Mona Jalili 5251 reads | 0 comments
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Public Relations Face-Off

Co-operative Education

It was the job I was told I was lucky to get: the PR Intern at Grey Vancouver, and I’m not going to lie, it wasn’t the first time I had applied for it. Yet when it came to my first day, I was absolutely terrified. I had no idea what I was doing, I had no prior public relations experience......

By: Jocelyne Leszczynski & Sarah Allin 2132 reads | 0 comments
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Media Relations: Dos & Dont's

Communique

One of the most exciting aspects of my co-op position as B.C. Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA) summer ambassador is the interaction with the media.

By: Katya Kirsch 2373 reads | 0 comments
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On Campus Like?

Communication, Art and Technology

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 2204 reads | 0 comments
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Past and Current Co-op Students Answer... “What is Working?"

Co-op

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 2300 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 2177 reads | 0 comments
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The “SURVIVIAL” Guide to CBSA

Co-operative Education

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 26745 reads | 0 comments
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A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

Communication

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 2577 reads | 0 comments
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The Co-op Connection Helps Retention

Co-operative Education

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?

By: Heather Gerrits 1443 reads | 0 comments
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