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 5766 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

Communication

During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 195 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Working Students

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 305 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Workplace Success

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 390 reads | 0 comments
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From Classroom to Cubicle: How My Student Skills Led to Co-op Success

Co-op Reflections

Once you land a job, the skills you’ve learned in your classes make surprising appearances in the workforce. Discover how Rebecca’s ability to navigate university helped her attain co-op success!

By: Rebecca Chong 337 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things to Remember When Setting Learning Objectives as a Continuing Student

Personal Development

Congratulations on extending your work term! It's time for more Learning Objectives! Don't worry though, if you're having a hard time thinking up of some new ones, read these 5 tips to help you.

By: Wen-Ting Fan 395 reads | 0 comments
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The Value of Growth: Sowing the Seeds for Future Success

Co-operative Education

Growth is about constantly challenging and stretching ourselves, both personally and professionally. Through co-op, I have had the opportunity to learn and grow from my peers and mentors, truly experiencing and understanding the value of growth in the process. 

By: Aakriti Arora 787 reads | 0 comments
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Unlikely Co-op Candidate Switches From Landscaping to Technical Writing

Work Search

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 767 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Co-op Leads to Silicon Valley Dream Job with Google

Silicon Valley

Steven Phan's professional journey started long before he got a prize job as an interaction designer at Google. The SFU student’s career success started after he enrolled as a SIAT student and took advantage of the school’s co-op program. 

By: Tyler Gallop 911 reads | 0 comments
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Taking the Leap: Moving Across the Country for Co-op

Intern

Not everyone can say that they’ve had their movie moment. Luckily enough, it happened to Pauline, and it happened in the exact way she dreamt it would. But, what she didn't prepare for is the reality after saying yes. 

By: Pauline Leoncio 1600 reads | 0 comments
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