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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 1188 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 1730 reads | 0 comments
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An Inspiring Co-op Experience

Career Exploration

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 745 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Toronto: My Experience Working for the Ontario Public Service

Population and Public Health

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 1550 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 1819 reads | 0 comments
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Who Knew Co-op Would Confirm My Career Choice and More!

Workplace Success

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 1735 reads | 0 comments
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A Beginner's Guide to Hootsuite

Workplace Success

Hootsuite is a great tool for managing social media platforms and can be incredibly helpful on the job! Cheryl shares a few tips on using the program for Hootsuite beginners.

By: Cheryl Chang 1730 reads | 0 comments
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Finding a Balance Between Work and Life During an International Co-op

English Language Assistant

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 1694 reads | 0 comments
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Join Co-op: Your Future Self Will Thank You

Top Tip Lists

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 1700 reads | 0 comments
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The Do's and Don'ts of Working in Sports

BC Lions

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 3005 reads | 0 comments
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