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5 Tips to Achieve a Diverse Co-op Experience

Workplace Success

Want to work in different sectors during your co-op work terms and gain diverse experiences? Learn how you can diversify your co-op experience and leverage your skills by reading these five tips! 

By: Nakita Cheung 543 reads | 0 comments

For a Chance at a Job, Take a Chance and Apply!


I completed my undergraduate degree without doing co-op. This meant that after graduation, I was competing for jobs with others who had work experience, while I had none. Find out how doing co-op as a PhD student allowed me to not only gain work experience, but also gave me confidence in my abilities.  

By: Shruti Menon 443 reads | 0 comments

5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

Work Search

In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 2018 reads | 0 comments

The Cover Letter Blind Date


We’ve all been there, wanting to impress our cute blind date -- feeling great in the moments when the conversation flows – and not so much in the moments when it stalls out.

By: Angela Kim 2358 reads | 0 comments

How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life


used to be very shy, a person who dared not speak to new people. Public speaking terrified me, even worse than getting an injection. As both an introvert and a sentimental person, I admired people who could just get out there and form friendships. So, I started to work on my goals and I soon realized that speaking to people is much better than getting an injection!

By: Jingyao Li 3117 reads | 0 comments

Finding Resilience in my Search for Meaningful Work: One International Student’s Story

Peer Education

Facing rejection is hard, especially when you are studying abroad and trying to find your way. Here are my top three tips for ways to attract success and land the job you want.

By: Alireza Mogharrab 3137 reads | 0 comments

So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government


Jobs in the federal government are well-paid, interesting, and a great springboard for your career. They are also very hard to get. These six tips could help you land your dream job!

By: Diana Bartosh 3006 reads | 0 comments

Seek and Ye Shall Find: 5 Tips for Co-op Job Seekers

job seeking

Truth be told, finding my first co-op job took me three semesters. Don’t panic! Here are 5 tips to help keep you on track, motivated and increase your competitiveness in your co-op job search. 

By: Chris McCluskie 1139 reads | 0 comments

5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Work Search

Many students enter communications with the hopes of landing a glamorous, high-paying job. In this article, Celine makes a case for why you may want to consider a less glamorous, but highly rewarding career in the non-profit sector.

By: Celine Diaz 1206 reads | 0 comments

Unlikely Co-op Candidate Switches From Landscaping to Technical Writing

Co-operative Education

Accumulating over 80 credits and completing three quarters of a degree usually rules out any potential opportunity for students to be selected for Co-op, unless you ask Mike Lazar how he beat the odds.

By: Mike Lazar 2706 reads | 0 comments
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