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It’s Part of My DNA: An Interview with Amber Funk Barton

Communication, Art and Technology

An interview with the artistic director of a contemporary dance company. Brittany speaks to Amber about her upcoming solo work, past work and background in dance, thoughts on opportunities for emerging dancers, and more!  

By: Brittany Angus 8689 reads | 0 comments
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The Vicious Cycle of the Contemporary College Student

Life Balance

You may be stuck in a cycle familiar to many university students. Learn to recognize the signs of this cycle, and make 2017 the year you finally do that thing you said you would. It’s a new year, why not try something new?

By: Kayla Nowlan 4704 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting on My Internship & Interviewing a Professional Dancer

Personal Development

Interning with a contemporary dance company was one of the best choices I made in my degree. After participating in a performance/installation, I met with one of the professional dancers in the production to talk career, personal strategies, and the ins and outs of the dance community in Vancouver.

By: Rachel Silver 3813 reads | 0 comments
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The Introvert’s Struggle: Conveying Your Ideas

Professional Development

You have ideas to share, but you can’t bring yourself to interject. Sound familiar? It might be a confidence issue, fear of being wrong, or an unwillingness to seem impolite. Even though conveying your ideas can seem like a daunting task, I learned that it doesn’t have to be. 

By: Chantel Galang 3452 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Public Service - 3 Key Realizations

Personal Development

Curious about what it's like working in public service? Joseph breaks down his role as the Web Communications Assistant for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Read on to learn about his experience. 

By: Joseph Hilario 3741 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part I: An Idea and a Hope

Personal Development

I used to think success depended on the separation of personal and professional passions. That was until I did a self-directed co-op term in Brazil researching some of the most successful soccer clubs. Follow me as I prepare to embark on my journey to Brazil. 

By: Christopher Maringka 7631 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part II: Arrival and Research in Brazil

Working Students

In part two of my Brazillian co-op story, I arrive in São Paulo feeling overwhelmed. This all changes as I carry out my research, realizing something very powerful about the connection many Brazilians have to the sport of soccer.  

By: Christopher Maringka 2838 reads | 0 comments
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My Journey of Indigeneity (From a Non-Indigenous Perspective)

Life Experience

In this blog, I take you through my personal life story from immigrating to Canada, working and living in a rural First Nations community, to finding a sense of belonging and a second identity, which has forever changed the way I will view the world.

By: Richard Han 23745 reads | 0 comments
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The Road Less Traveled: Taking a Chance in Co-op

Communique

With co-op, are we better off sticking to our field of study, or should we take a chance at something entirely different? In this article, Rachel reflects on her work term with the RCMP, what she learned about the industry as well as herself in a field that she would have never considered if it wasn’t for co-op.

By: Rachel Wong 10453 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Reflection: A Summer at CBC

journalism

As Mack's internship comes to an end, he reflects on his journey into journalism through CBC's Peter Gzowski Internship program. 

By: Mack Stannard 11769 reads | 0 comments
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