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My Engineering Co-ops: Lungpacer Medical Inc. & Kardium

Technology & Innovation

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 10637 reads | 0 comments
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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 5152 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 8276 reads | 0 comments
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Life as a Co-op Student at Sage

Sage

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

By: Ligang Guo 4500 reads | 0 comments
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A Celebration with 1,000 BC Tech Stars

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

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. 

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Why Being Smart Isn’t Enough

Engineering

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 5544 reads | 0 comments
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An Infusion of Perspective - My Days At Oracle Labs, Vancouver

Oracle Labs

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

By: Svetozar Miučin 6689 reads | 0 comments
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How I Became First Author for a Research Paper During my Co-op

Applied Sciences

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 7631 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 11768 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Reflections

United States

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 6435 reads | 0 comments
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