Workplace Success

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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Top Tip Lists

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 5954 reads | 0 comments
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Life in Ontario: My Co-op at BlackBerry

Going away for co-op

Living in a new city while taking on a new job serves as both a challenge and reward. In this blog post, I share the rewarding experiences I’ve had during my co-op in Ontario and explain why doing co-op outside of BC is worth it. 

By: Nathan Lee 46 reads | 0 comments
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I Did a Work Term Extension and So Should You!

International Co-op

Accepting a job with SFU International Co-op, Christy only expected to complete a four-month work term. This all changed when she was offered a work term extension. If you’re considering whether or not you should accept a work term extension, Christy has three big reasons why you should. 

By: Christy Liu 67 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips to Achieve a Diverse Co-op Experience

Co-operative Education

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 298 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience at SAP

Workplace Success

My co-op terms have given me the ability to explore potential career choices and build invaluable work experience as well as helped me to craft my own career path. Read on to discover my co-op journey and why I highly recommend pursuing co-op with SAP. 

By: Subir Ranjan 174 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Environment

In this Vlog, SFU Communication Co-op student Jao Dantes explains his typical work day working for Simon Fraser University. 

 

By: Jao Dantes 577 reads | 0 comments
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Experience: Turning a Good Therapist Into a Great Therapist

Physiotherapy

In a clinic, like many businesses, personal-relational experience can turn a good therapist into a great one. Practicing excellent technique and skill is often not enough. It is by establishing rapport through strong communication and genuine concern about a patient’s well-being where one becomes a great therapist. 

By: Brendan Wong 348 reads | 0 comments
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RebalanceMD 2016: Finding Common Ground with Your Clientele

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Until you experience recovering from a severe physical injury, you will never understand the struggle a patient of physical therapy endures every day. When a person enters a physiotherapy clinic for the first time, they can experience a wide range of emotions such as fear, despair and doubt. It is our job as healthcare practitioners to transition our clientele from fearing movement to love of movement. This post discusses how being honest and empathetic will help you achieve amazing things with your clientele.

By: Brandon Watson 541 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op at BuildDirect Influenced My Career

BuildDirect

This blog is about my wonderful co-op experience at BuildDirect and how it influenced my career in Canada. I discuss the work culture at BuildDirect, the type of work I have done and the technologies used. If you are planning to do a co-op with BuildDirect, this is definitely going to help you.

By: Joydeep Bhadra 359 reads | 0 comments
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How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Co-operative Education

Imagine you get paid to create multiple *twooshes* a day, curate funny gifs, browse Instagram, post awesome pictures and share on Facebook. Yes, being a Social Media Coordinator is very fun, but one must not neglect these four important points to be one.

By: Jessica Christina Hardi 721 reads | 0 comments
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