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The Unexpected Co-op Position in the Computer Mining Industry

Co-op

Christopher didn't expect to ever find work for a mining company, but that's exactly where his Co-op journey led him. As a software systems student, he imagined working for IBM or Microsoft, but instead a work term with Geovia turned out to be a career changing experience.

By: Christopher Kwong 13260 reads | 0 comments
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Anudeep's Life Changing Co-op Experience

Co-op

Anudeep Chohan reflects back on his Co-op experience after completing four Engineering Co-op terms. After completing work terms on and off campus he shares how Co-op shaped his career, and himself.

By: Anudeep Chohan 13792 reads | 0 comments
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A Co-op with Husky Energy

Alberta

Lyndon spent 16 months in Lloynminster Saskatchewan for his Co-op with Huskey Energy. Learn how the experience exceeded all of his expectations and how he learned new skills he never anticipated.

By: Lyndon Fernandes 38646 reads | 0 comments
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Maximising Your Learning Experience

Co-operative Education

Co-op is a pleasant and exciting experience that takes you through a roller coaster of challenges faced by the Engineers. Gursher Sidhu successfully completed four work terms in several fields which broadened his perspective of the vast horizon of Engineering.

By: Gursher Sidhu 31937 reads | 0 comments
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Working at Intel: Embedded Systems Engineer

Professional Development

I applied for Intel which is the world’s largest and highest valued multinational semiconductor chip maker.  I thought that through this experience I could not only hone my communication skills in a team, but also gain the necessary skills to prepare for my future career as a design engineer. 

By: Vincent Wong 19409 reads | 0 comments
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The 3-Minute Co-op Competition: Day Two

Science World

On October 7th and 8th WIL hosted SFU's first Three Minute Co-op Competition. 31 students presented on their Co-op experience, competing for cash prizes. Read a recap of the final 15 presenters.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 20568 reads | 0 comments
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Diversify Yourself While You Can

Co-operative Education

Scott completed five Co-op work terms as part of his Engineering education. Read how he bounced between fields and reccomends that you do the same.

By: Scott Greene 13877 reads | 0 comments
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Working at Teradici

Applied Sciences

Engineering student Pevisha Joshi was excited about the opportunities Co-op could hold for her, but as she soon learned, with opportunity comes a lot of hard work.With a great employer however, your work can be highly rewarded.

By: Pevisha Joshi 10563 reads | 0 comments
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Shocking Developments with Exoskeletons

Engineering

Engineering Science Co-op student, Brian Lew shares his electrifying experience at MENVRA lab where he works on FES-exoskeletal systems. It's no Ironman, but it's pretty cool nonetheless.

By: Brian Lew 7702 reads | 0 comments
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Manufacturing with a Huge Multicultural “Family” Company

Engineering

Brendon shares his Co-op experiences as an Engineering student. He had the opportunity to first work for small, local companies, before branching out in his third Co-op term, working for Creation Technologies, a multinational manufacturing company.

By: Brendon Mar 6169 reads | 0 comments
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