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Develop your career in Hong Kong

Co-op

 

Consider going abroad for your co-op.  When Alan did his co-op in Hong Kong, he not only got first hand experience with a new culture but he also developed new skills.

By: Alan Pang 6273 reads | 0 comments
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Beyond the BC bubble: My co-op term in Burma (Myanmar)

Co-op Reflections

In a country filled with monks, crazy drivers, and frequent power outages, things were different living in Burma. After four months, it started to feel a bit like home. Here’s a glimpse into my unique experience as a political intern for the Embassy of Canada to Burma (Myanmar). 

By: Layla Clarkson 7333 reads | 0 comments
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International Co-op Instagram Video Contest 2015

Video Contest

International Co-op held an Instagram Video contest showcasing students' work days. Check out their awesome videos!

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Lessons I Learned about Adjusting to Life Abroad

Co-operative Education

I was a bit nervous at first about leaving the city life behind, but I soon came to realize that the change would be a great new adventure. I feel incredibly lucky to live abroad in a small town, because I get to experience and immerse myself in a uniquely French culture.

By: Rachel Osterman 6927 reads | 0 comments
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International Invite Turned into a Dual-Self-Directed Co-op

self directed co-op

Pamela Plantinga, BPK Behavioural Neuroscience student, took advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to a paid trip abroad and augmented it into a self-directed short-term dual internship experience in Nashville, Tennessee before going further abroad to Europe.

By: Pamela Plantinga 5473 reads | 0 comments
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“What Did You Just Say?”: How to Communicate in a Foreign Country

Korea

Worried about the difficulties you may face while trying to communicate in a foreign country? I hope these 5 tips can be of some sort of encouragement! 화이팅!

By: Cindy Wann Chia 17442 reads | 0 comments
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Samantha’s Journey to Japan

Co-operative Education

Samantha went to Japan through the Canada Japan Co-op Program and worked at Kao Corporation as a co-op student.  Find out what it took for Samantha to settle into her life in Japan.

By: Samantha Kuah 7044 reads | 0 comments
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The Power of Images

Communique

After five months interning at Brazil’s largest TV channel, I have lost count of how many times I heard the sentence “image is everything in television.”

By: Vitor Borba 7373 reads | 0 comments
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How I Stepped Out of my Comfort Zone and Embraced Life Abroad

International

Looking to maximize your time abroad and integrate with locals, but nervous to take the first few steps? Read on to learn how I broke through my personal barriers, and the advice I have for future travellers to make the most of their work term overseas.

By: Kendra Lodewyke 6473 reads | 0 comments
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Living and working abroad in Barcelona, Spain

International Co-op

Are you looking into working abroad for your co-op?  Business student, Candice Woods shares what she learned in her co-op and how to combat homesickness based on her experience working in Barcelona, Spain for her co-op.

By: Candice Woods 7577 reads | 0 comments
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