Workplace Success

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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Workplace Transition

John Grant, an SFU Communication Co-op Alum has five work term experiences in his portfolio and shares his top ten tips for completing a successful and fulfilling Co-op work term.

By: John Grant 23144 reads | 0 comments
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Banking is not Boring!

Career Exploration

When Taylor Nguyen imagined working at a large bank, she pictured cubicles, formal attire, and stacks of documents. What she found instead were opportunities to learn and create in a fun and collaboratve environment. 

By: Taylor Nguyen 1167 reads | 0 comments
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Small Fish in Big Pond: Working for PepsiCo

Career Exploration

Fahad Faruque discusses highlights from his co-op semester in quality assurance at PepsiCo. 

By: Fahad Faruque 1172 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of Giving (and Receiving) Feedback

Career Exploration

Beedie Business student, Christopher Pun shares what he's learned about the art of giving and receiving feedback in the workplace. 

By: Christopher Pun 1285 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Research: The Value of Trying New Things

Engineering

Of the many career paths to try, research is an opportunity to apply lessons learned in the classroom to the real world. Matthew Malinab shares how a co-op with FAISAL opened his eyes to new career possibilities. 

By: Matthew Malinab 936 reads | 0 comments
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Through the Lens of a Patient: A First-Hand Look into Fraser Health’s Model of Patient Care

Health Sciences

Patients across BC should expect to receive excellent care from our health system, and it usually delivers. Rasha Syed shares why the best way to assess the healthcare system is to hear patient experiences. 

By: Rasha Syed 1032 reads | 0 comments
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Lessons from a Co-op Outside of your Field

Co-operative Education

When Sara began her co-op search she was set on Silicon Valley but soon realized a little local experience was needed. A semester working for International Services for Students at SFU gave her the skills and experience to more confidently pursue her dreams. 

By: Sara Milosavic 878 reads | 0 comments
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The Government of Canada: The Digital World of Information Management – PART II

Criminology

In the last part of this two part series, criminology student Julia Apeles shares her experience working as an Information Managment Specialist with the federal government. 

By: Julia Apeles 1082 reads | 0 comments
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Overcoming the Distance: Working with a Remote Team

Career Exploration

Maggie Quinn discusses her experience of working with a remote team as a Junior Regional Recruiter with Kal Tire. 

By: Maggie Quinn 1013 reads | 0 comments
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Picking a Community Over a 'Workplace'

Career Exploration

Shonnah talks about her co-op experience with MTU Maintenance 

By: Shonnah Hoy 942 reads | 0 comments
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