Co-operative Education

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Toren Barnes: Real Property Branch of Public Works and Government Services Canada

federal government

Innovation and government might not be two words that one usually expects to find in the same sentence.

By: Toren Barnes 2563 reads | 0 comments
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My Eye-Opening Experience

Co-operative Education

Even before the first month of my one year co-op contract with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) was over, I knew that my co-op experience was going to be different from what I had ever suspected I was getting myself into.

By: Gregory O’Brien 4747 reads | 0 comments
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Words from Within: A Conversation with SFU Alumnus

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"I wanted to give students practical tips on 2 different things. How being SFU alumni can help you secure a job. How staying involved with the SFU Alumni Association is a mutually beneficial relationship." - Travis Wong, BBA '09

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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Student Spotlight

In 2011, Marianna Adamian won the IABC/BC Student Communicator of the Year Award. Her successful communication plan focused on a series of presentations she gave as part of her co-op job. Since winning the SCOY award, Marianna has been presented with fantastic networking opportunities, volunteer positions, and prospective job placements.

By: Claire Woodbridge 6223 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Professional Attire Edition

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T-shirt? Jeans? Flip-flops? Sneakers? Confused about what you should wear for your job interview, work or to a networking event? No fear! Read on “What Not to Wear: Professional Attire Edition” to find out how to dress to impress and for success…

By: gmc2 4524 reads | 0 comments
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Write for Communiqué!

Communication

Writing for Communiqué is an excellent way to gain published writing samples for your portfolio, share what you’ve learned through your co-op experience and contribute to our co-op program!

By: Editor 3983 reads | 0 comments
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Jesse Faltus: A Co-op Student's Success Story

Co-op

Meet Jesse Faltus, a Computing Science student convocating this June. He has successfully completed three co-op work terms, and had a blast doing so! Read all about his experiences and why he recommends joining the co-op program.

By: Jesse Faltus 11463 reads | 0 comments
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Government Workers, They’re Just Like Us: Joining the team at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Co-operative Education

My expectations going into my first co-op term with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) were high and, thankfully, the experience has been more than I could have asked for.

By: Alison Tan 2336 reads | 0 comments
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Top Tips: Prepare for your Co-op Work Term

Co-operative Education

Nervous on starting your first day of work in your new co-op position? You should be! First impressions count. Discover how to prepare for success on your first day of work.

By: OLC Community Team 8731 reads | 1 comments
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Shining Bright With BC Hydro

Career Exploration

Jennifer Maniezzo recalls her supportive and enriching learning environment at BC Hydro. Co-op opportunities at BC Hydro really allow students to spread their wings and get their feet wet in a number of areas.

By: Jennifer Maniezzo 4640 reads | 0 comments
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