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My Experience as a Web and Data Services Developer at Beedie School of Business

Professional Development

I have had previous experience working with web-based technologies, but mostly in the academic context. Working as a co-op student at the SFU Beedie School of Business, I had the opportunity to work in development, but to also work with business analysts and clients directly, to understand their requirements and implement them. In this post, I explain how this co-op exceeded my expectations.  

By: Amit Mandal 4721 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op at BuildDirect Influenced My Career

Graduate Studies

This blog is about my wonderful co-op experience at BuildDirect and how it influenced my career in Canada. I discuss the work culture at BuildDirect, the type of work I have done and the technologies used. If you are planning to do a co-op with BuildDirect, this is definitely going to help you.

By: Joydeep Bhadra 11871 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Product Development: Consumer vs. Industrial

Engineering

Ever wondered what makes the difference between a consumer level product and an industrial one? Read on and find out some of the key differences that make industrial level products stand out in reliability. 

By: Harry He 13901 reads | 0 comments
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Spending the Night With Sheldon the Robot

events

What do you get when you add an intense rainstorm, an overnight and out-of-town work event, and a $3000 robot? Calvin Chung shares his experience as an event coordinator for the 2016 #BCTech Summit. 

By: Calvin Chung 4126 reads | 0 comments
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How My Personal Projects Landed Me a Research Co-op Helping Others

Work Search

In my experience with co-op, personal projects and hobbies outside of school gave me the tools to build something in practice. This not only made me much more competitive in the job search, but also allowed me to acquire a co-op position where the work was directed at improving lives of other people. 

By: Sohail Sangha
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SFU Co-op Leads to Silicon Valley Dream Job with Google

Workplace Success

Steven Phan's professional journey started long before he got a prize job as an interaction designer at Google. The SFU student’s career success started after he enrolled as a SIAT student and took advantage of the school’s co-op program. 

By: Tyler Gallop 4560 reads | 0 comments
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Touch the Future of Hydrogen Storage

Co-op Reflections

The future of energy belongs to hydrogen but you can be part of the future as well. Take part in the development of the next generation power source and learn engineering knowledge throughout the whole process with Hydrogen In Motion Inc. at Powertech Labs Inc..

By: Weilin Sun 3909 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Jobs Help Fulfill Iron Man Career Ambition

Co-operative Education

Sheldan Manansala's childhood dreams came true as his journey took him to land a co-op at Tesla Motors.  

By: Caitlin Dawson 4144 reads | 0 comments
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Big-Data Student Applies Skills during Ericsson Co-op Placement

Professional Development

Yongyi Wu applies his newly acquired skills as one of the first cohorts of the Professional Master's Program in Big Data at his co-op work term with Ericsson's Research and Development Centre.

By: Karen Lee 4134 reads | 0 comments
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My Engineering Co-ops: Lungpacer Medical Inc. & Kardium

Co-op

Have you ever felt unsure of your major? As if maybe it is not what you really want to do for the rest of your life? I asked myself the same questions and I discovered my answers because of my co-op experience at Lungpacer Medical Inc. and Kardium. 

By: Jose Mendoza 10325 reads | 0 comments
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