Workplace Success

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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Co-operative Education

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 21847 reads | 0 comments
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Banking is not Boring!

Co-operative Education

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 655 reads | 0 comments
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Small Fish in Big Pond: Working for PepsiCo

Co-operative Education

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

By: Fahad Faruque 733 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of Giving (and Receiving) Feedback

Co-op Reflections

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

By: Christopher Pun 785 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Research: The Value of Trying New Things

FAISAL

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 684 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

Co-op

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 639 reads | 0 comments
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Lessons from a Co-op Outside of your Field

workplace success

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 581 reads | 0 comments
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The Government of Canada: The Digital World of Information Management – PART II

Workplace Success

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 804 reads | 0 comments
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Overcoming the Distance: Working with a Remote Team

Co-op

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

By: Maggie Quinn 807 reads | 0 comments
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Picking a Community Over a 'Workplace'

Co-op

Shonnah talks about her co-op experience with MTU Maintenance 

By: Shonnah Hoy 670 reads | 0 comments
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