Personal Development

[BLOG POSTING]

Co-op Reflection: A Summer at CBC

Communique

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 12547 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

How I Left My Comfort Zone and Realized Self Growth

comfort zone

Being shy and not much of a risk-taker, I was shocked at having been asked to interview people. Read on to find out how my co-op with Beedie School of Business helped me step outside my comfort zone and gain a newfound confidence. 

By: Christopher Penner 10307 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Finding a Balance Between Work and Life During an International Co-op

Life Experience

International Co-op positions provide the opportunity to discover the world while developing professional skills and contacts. But there’s a conundrum: all work and no play or no work and all play?

By: Mallory Wyant 10547 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Join Co-op: Your Future Self Will Thank You

Co-operative Education

Have you found yourself thinking about joining the co-op program but aren’t yet sure if it’s worth your time or the best bang for your buck? Let me help you get off that fence and convince you why the co-op program is worth your while. 

By: Jaclyn Marshall 10462 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

A Humbling First Experience

Mediated Learning Academy

Heart racing, sweat forming across the forehead, nervous beyond belief. It is the first day of school, and all the same feelings are flooding back. Except this time, I’m attending school as a co-op student on my first work term at Mediated Learning Academy.

By: Andrew Ku 3249 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

The Do's and Don'ts of Working in Sports

Co-operative Education

If you’re considering a job in sports for your co-op term and, like Justine, you skipped gym in high school to go read in the library, this article is for you.

By: Justine Nadia 11542 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Making a Difference: My Co-op Experience as a Child Life Specialist

Child Life Specialist

Read about how my co-op experience as a Child Life Specialist at Western Society for Children led me to see the ability within disability, and realize that anyone has the power to make a difference!

By: Emily Fukuhara 8957 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Embrace the Unexpected: My Co-op with Fraser Health Authority

Co-operative Education

There are very few people who get to see the inside of a hospital morgue. This may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for me it was a golden opportunity. Read to find out how my curiosity led me to places I hadn’t imagined and taught me the importance of embracing the unexpected.

By: Sophia Gaba 8294 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

An Experience Learning with Kids with Special Needs

Health Sciences

Saba did her very first co-op work term at the Mediated Learning Academy. In this post, she shares her experiences working with children between the ages of 6 to 9 with special needs and the things she learned with them along the way.  

By: Saba Yassemi 15160 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

4 Tell-Tale Signs That Technical Writing Has Changed You

Co-operative Education

Whether you come off as a grammar snob or constantly obsess over minor details, it is inevitable that a position in technical writing will leave its mark.

By: Mike Lazar 16480 reads | 0 comments
Syndicate content