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What Co-op has Taught me About Education

Workplace Success

I think we can all agree that work is more fun when it doesn’t feel like work. In this blog post, Lauren reflects on working with Parks Canada’s Learn-to-Camp team and discusses what it takes to be a good educator. 

By: Lauren McNeilly 1726 reads | 0 comments
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Why is Risk Relevant?

Professional Development

A willingness to take risks is often what separates the successful from the very successful. But why is risk so relevant and how can you build up your tolerance for making the bold decisions that will lead to better careers? SFU's Business Co-op Manager, Tanya Behrisch shares why the ability to take risks matters. 

By: Tanya Behrisch 2133 reads | 0 comments
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What Does It Mean to Program Engagement?

Arts and Social Sciences

FASS Student, Shina discusses her experiences leading a team on her Co-op experience and how she found success at her role!

By: Shina Kaur 4585 reads | 0 comments
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The Government of Canada: The Importance of Information Management – PART I

Co-op Reflections

What happens when a Criminology student meets the administration. Learn more about Julia’s experience in the world of Information Management as it transitions away from paperwork and towards technology. 

By: Julia Apeles 2392 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience as an Introvert

Co-operative Education

Have a difficult time talking to people in the workplace? Are you worried about your upcoming Co-op experience? Jeffrey has some tips for you that will help you find success at your workplace!

By: Jeffrey Au 3667 reads | 0 comments
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'Picniic'-ing Through Work: My Co-op Journey

International Business

"As it just so happens, I went in blind. I didn’t know what I was up against, and I can’t say I felt particularly ready either, as I had no previous marketing experience." - Sandra talks about her co-op experience with Picniic.

By: Sandra Sorescu 1867 reads | 0 comments
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Succeeding in a Start-up 101

Business

"This being my first co-op term, I didn’t really know what to expect. I didn’t know what to wear, how welcoming my co-workers would be or what exact tasks I would be assigned" - Joshua talks about his co-op experience.

By: Joshua Juni 2976 reads | 0 comments
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Creating Value: The Adventures of an IT Co-op Student

Career Exploration

"Now working in the technology field, it is not what I had imagined initially" - Gabriel talks about his co-op with SFU's IT Project Management Office.

By: Gabriel Lim 2096 reads | 0 comments
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From School to Designing for The City of Surrey

Communication, Art and Technology

"I am working on creating a single solution for citizens to request information held by the City that will meet the needs of multiple business lines" - read more about Allison's experience working with the City of Surrey.

By: Allison Chen 4523 reads | 0 comments
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How I Became a Manager at Nineteen

Showcase academy

Read on to find about how Crystal became a manager at just nineteen! 

By: Crystal Fung 1801 reads | 0 comments
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