Technology & Innovation

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What Design School Doesn't Teach You

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

James shares what he learned about User Experience (UX) after his co-op placement.

By: James Wang 4484 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons why Co-op is a Valuable Experience

Technology & Innovation

Sometimes just taking a step outside of your comfort zone and embracing the unfamiliar is all it takes to find a truly worthwhile and rewarding experience. For me, that was a step into my co op.

By: Karen Ly-Ma 6964 reads | 0 comments
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Life as a Co-op Student at Sage

Engineering

In this article, Software Systems student, Ligang shares about doing a co-op at Sage in an interview style post. 

By: Ligang Guo 3831 reads | 0 comments
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A Celebration with 1,000 BC Tech Stars

events

In my work term with BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), I had the opportunity to help plan and organize the company’s biggest event of the year, and it just so happened to be BC’s biggest and longest running technology awards celebration. 

By: Robbie Sebullen 3727 reads | 0 comments
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Why Being Smart Isn’t Enough

Applied Sciences

You meet a lot of intelligent people working in research, but intelligence isn’t going to get you far as a researcher. The ability to communicate with your peers and to external viewers is critical to being successful. Read on as I share my experience working amongst research lab groups and why it’s a valuable skill to be able to communicate to those both in and outside your field.

By: Charlie Bennett 4795 reads | 0 comments
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An Infusion of Perspective - My Days At Oracle Labs, Vancouver

Vancouver

Why working in the industry is really valuable to grad students - my six months at Oracle Labs, Vancouver.

By: Svetozar Miučin 5644 reads | 0 comments
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How I Became First Author for a Research Paper During my Co-op

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Daniel Paulino expected to be the intern that got coffee for the office.  He surprised everyone, especially himself, when he developed top performing software and wrote a research paper in his eight month co-op at Genome Science Centre.  Find out how he did it.

By: Daniel Paulino 6314 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op at Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley

International Co-op

Evgeny Vinnik is a PhD student at the School of Computing Science.  In this article he shares about his experiences during his internship with Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley during the summer of 2014.

By: Evgeny Vinnik 10155 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Reflections

Co-op

Ian Brown shares both his experience working at Tesla Motors and Edwin Chand’s experience working at Apple, and their general thoughts about going to California to intern for co-op.  This is the second part of Ian’s and Edwin’s adventures, where Ian describes his observations about interning in California.

By: Ian Brown 5591 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Preparing

Tesla Motors

Ian Brown shares both his experience working at Tesla Motors and Edwin Chand’s experience working at Apple, and their general thoughts about going to California to intern for co-op.  Ian and Edwin are both recently graduated from engineering, and share their perspective on relocating to California for a co-op position.  In this article Ian describes the preparation and going to California

By: Ian Brown 9144 reads | 0 comments
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