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BAKHTIAR’S DECLASSIFIED CO-OP SURVIVAL GUIDE

Professional Development

I, Bakhtiar Yaqub, have decided to formally appoint myself as the designated Ned Bigby of Simon Fraser University. Read for tips on surviving your work term from my Declassified Co-op Survival Guide

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Experiencing SFU Beyond the Classroom

Personal Development

Classes only make up half of the university experience; the rest is what you make of it.” Join Emily as she depicts her experience outside of the classroom with co-op, study abroad, and semester in dialogue.

By: Emily Sweeney 2283 reads | 0 comments
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What Learning Objectives can do for you

Preparing for a Work Term

A successful Co-op work term can involve many factors, one of which is developing and working towards meeting your learning objectives. Developing a learning objective helps you to think about what you want to accomplish during your upcoming work term and begin developing a plan for how you’ll achieve success.

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How Should We and Our Employers Prepare for Remote Working?

Co-operative Education

In a highly uncertain pandemic, working from home has become the new normal. Read about Emily's co-op experience with Sierra Wireless and find out what we can do to better our experience with remote working, both as an employer and an employee.

By: ZhiTong Zeng (Emily Zeng) 101 reads | 0 comments
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Having the Best Co-op Work Experiences Even During Uncertain Times

Workplace Success

When the COVID-19 hit, Kevin had to transition from working in person to working from home. Read on to find out what this experience was like and how Kevin was able to readjust to new working conditions. 

By: Kevin Kunimoto 152 reads | 0 comments
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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business — Advice for Upcoming SFU Entrepreneurs | Part Two

Co-operative Education

Interested in starting a business but don’t know where to start? David explains in Part Two of his blog series what worked for him during his time establishing a start-up business. Read on to learn what tips he shares about the process of beginning your entrepreneurial journey. 

By: David Waizel 47 reads | 0 comments
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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business — How It All Started | Part One

ecoop

Interested in starting a business but don’t know where to start? Don’t know if you can handle it because you’re a student? David has gone through it and succeeded in some ways while failing in others. Learn from his experience in this blog post so you can avoid making the same mistakes. 

By: David Waizel 77 reads | 0 comments
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A New Experience as a Co-op Student in Alberta

Co-op Reflections

After a tiring semester of remote learning, Lillian decided to trade classes for work experience and adventure - in Alberta as a door-to-door salesperson.

By: Lillian Chen 194 reads | 0 comments
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How to Stay Productive During a Global Pandemic

Co-op

Nikolina was one of the many co-op students who had to learn how to adjust to new working conditions during COVID-19. In this article, Bikolina shares with us some tips for finding productivity during a global pandemic. 

By: Nikolina Lalic 58 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience Starting a Co-op During a Global Pandemic

Business

As Elena enters her first co-op work term in the midst of an ongoing pandemic, she is faced with the challenges of working remotely. Read on to find out how she is able to overcome these obstacles as she shares her advice on working from home. 

By: Elena Pantazopoulos 167 reads | 0 comments
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