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My Co-op Experience at SAP

Co-op Reflections

My co-op terms have given me the ability to explore potential career choices and build invaluable work experience as well as helped me to craft my own career path. Read on to discover my co-op journey and why I highly recommend pursuing co-op with SAP. 

By: Subir Ranjan 15427 reads | 0 comments
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For a Chance at a Job, Take a Chance and Apply!

Work Search

I completed my undergraduate degree without doing co-op. This meant that after graduation, I was competing for jobs with others who had work experience, while I had none. Find out how doing co-op as a PhD student allowed me to not only gain work experience, but also gave me confidence in my abilities.  

By: Shruti Menon 3778 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience as a Web and Data Services Developer at Beedie School of Business

Technology & Innovation

I have had previous experience working with web-based technologies, but mostly in the academic context. Working as a co-op student at the SFU Beedie School of Business, I had the opportunity to work in development, but to also work with business analysts and clients directly, to understand their requirements and implement them. In this post, I explain how this co-op exceeded my expectations.  

By: Amit Mandal 5260 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op at BuildDirect Influenced My Career

Technology & Innovation

This blog is about my wonderful co-op experience at BuildDirect and how it influenced my career in Canada. I discuss the work culture at BuildDirect, the type of work I have done and the technologies used. If you are planning to do a co-op with BuildDirect, this is definitely going to help you.

By: Joydeep Bhadra 12198 reads | 0 comments
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SFU's Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Aboriginal

The Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship is definitely worth all its cracked up to be.

By: Christina Coolidge 16528 reads | 0 comments
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Get Ahead in the Race to Graduate Studies

Graduate Students

Even though fall, 2016, is more than a year away, now is a great time – if not a necessary time – to get ahead in applying for professional programs, graduate studies and graduate scholarships. Eric Cai highlights some of these major pursuits and their fast-approaching deadlines.

By: Eric Cai 7285 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op at Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley

International

Evgeny Vinnik is a PhD student at the School of Computing Science.  In this article he shares about his experiences during his internship with Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley during the summer of 2014.

By: Evgeny Vinnik 11983 reads | 0 comments
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My Computing Science Graduate Co-op Experience: [Part 4] Improving Professionally and Personally

Co-op

Evgeny not only met his goals professionally at Broadcom, but he was able to improve in more ways than he could imagine- including meeting his personal goals and growing as an individual.

By: Evgeny Vinnik 5933 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Graduate Program Support

Graduate School

The Office for Aboriginal People at Simon Fraser University has created a new website to help Aboriginal students navigate the programing, funding and support available to them here at SFU

By: Laura Forsythe 25711 reads | 0 comments
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Applying for Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

While applying for graduate school I had absolutely no clue what to do. I assumed that everyone knew what they are doing except me so I found myself feeling inadequate. I started to doubt my abilities and second-guessing my decision to pursue a degree. However, after a little research I realized that it isn’t so difficult after all.

By: Christina Coolidge 7072 reads | 0 comments
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