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My Co-op Experience at SAP

Professional Development

My co-op terms have given me the ability to explore potential career choices and build invaluable work experience as well as helped me to craft my own career path. Read on to discover my co-op journey and why I highly recommend pursuing co-op with SAP. 

By: Subir Ranjan 15100 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience as a Web and Data Services Developer at Beedie School of Business

Co-op

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 5064 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op at BuildDirect Influenced My Career

Graduate Students

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 12075 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Product Development: Consumer vs. Industrial

Sierra Wireless

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 14246 reads | 0 comments
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Spending the Night With Sheldon the Robot

Student Spotlight

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 4343 reads | 0 comments
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How My Personal Projects Landed Me a Research Co-op Helping Others

Research

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

Alumni Spotlight

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 4836 reads | 0 comments
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Touch the Future of Hydrogen Storage

Engineering

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 4122 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Jobs Help Fulfill Iron Man Career Ambition

Technology & Innovation

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

By: Caitlin Dawson 4362 reads | 0 comments
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Big-Data Student Applies Skills during Ericsson Co-op Placement

Applied Sciences

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 4344 reads | 0 comments
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