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How References Can Make or Break Your Job Offer

Job search

Most people don’t maintain solid relationships with their references. Don’t be one of those job seekers scrambling to put together a list of references before an interview. Follow these basic practices to maintain connections and maximize your chances of landing the job. 

By: Melissa Chungfat 606 reads | 0 comments
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Afraid to Network Alone at an Event? Here's How I Did It

Networking

Have you ever gone to a networking event alone? Learn how to make quality connections with these tips on attending networking events on your own and some conversation openers you can use to initiate those connections!  

By: Melissa Chungfat 580 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Reflection: A Summer at CBC

reporting

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 3696 reads | 0 comments
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The EnLIGHTening Experience of Working for a Small Business

Business

Chelsea did her co-op at a relatively small lighting agency, Inter-Lite Sales, in greater Vancouver; but she learned about much more than lighting. Read why Chelsea believes every student should work for at least one small business to round out their co-op experience.

By: Chelsea Schmidt 3364 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Story: Working at Beedie’s Career Management Centre

Co-operative Education

Starting my co-op working at the Career Management Centre in the Beedie School of Business, I was worried my lack of design skills would be a big challenge to my success. See how I was proven wrong.  

By: Jessica Tsai 2850 reads | 0 comments
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Five Tips on Being a Successful Web and Mobile Developer

Engineering

Being a successful developer doesn’t come easy. In this blog post, I offer five tips that I have learned through my co-op experience as a Web and Mobile Developer to help you get there with fewer bumps in the road.

By: Tsung Kai (Eric) Lee 3399 reads | 0 comments
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An Inspiring Co-op Experience

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

There was a point in my degree when I started to question whether I had chosen the right path. Is this the career I want to spend the rest of my life in? Are these the people I want to surround myself with day-in and day-out? Find out how co-op answered these questions.  

By: Ashly Hill 834 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Toronto: My Experience Working for the Ontario Public Service

Co-op

Are you a student who, like me, has struggled deciding what career path best suits you? Have you ever wondered what it was like to work in Toronto? Are you considering a career in public service? If you answered yes to any of these, read my post! 

By: Kory Szostak 3235 reads | 0 comments
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Is Co-op Worth Delaying Your Graduation?

Co-op

Practical experience isn't always gained in the classroom. Sure there are labs and projects, but nothing tops a real workplace environment. If you’re second guessing participating in co-op because of delaying your graduation, this post is for you! 

By: Christopher Chew 3503 reads | 0 comments
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Who Knew Co-op Would Confirm My Career Choice and More!

Professional Development

As a fourth year Biomedical Physiology student, I wished to pursue a career in family practice medicine. In this article, I share how my co-op at CHANGEpain Clinic confirmed my career path, but also went well beyond that. 

By: Amy (Amandeep) Gill 3375 reads | 0 comments
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