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Summer of WIldfires: Called Back from Vacation

Communication, Art and Technology

Interviewing frequently with TV, radio and print news media, seeing the province’s most beautiful locations by plane or helicopter, taking part in a job where the stakes are high and the responsibility is great: Highlights of the BC Forest Service Co-op experience. Check out a day in the life of a Fire Information Officer.

By: Adam Brayford 418 reads | 1 comments
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Diary of a Volunteer: How to Create a Volunteer Position

Series

Ever thought about creating your own volunteer position? Francisco has some tips and strategies on how to do just that in this installment of “Diary of a Volunteer”.

By: Francisco Gallegos 244 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Why You Must Apply

Series

While life in Kootenays may bear the reputation of being laid back, Co-op student Adam Brayford finds that within the realm of emergency communications, the province's warmer region is abuzz with activity.

By: Adam Brayford 361 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Volunteer: Where to Look for a Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteering

Looking for a volunteer opportunity targeted to your desired skills and interests? Read an article from Volunteer and Service Learning's e-newsletter, find a great volunteer opportunity.

By: Francisco Gallegos 1169 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Unique Resumes – How Far Is Too Far?

Dave's Diary

Students are consistently hesitanant to make their resume “stand out” visually.  It’s seen as a risk – that if one too many steps away from ‘normal’ is taken, the seriousness of the document will be somehow irrevocably compromised.

By: David Lindskoog 2052 reads | 0 comments
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Moldovan Memories Part 5: ...And So It Comes to an End

International

In her final edition to the series, Kerri Jang finds herself reminiscing about her top memorable moments in Moldova. From an all-night fishing trip to at times being the only person of Asian descent on the scene, Kerri heads home with more than just memories.

By: Kerri Jang 615 reads | 0 comments
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Moldovan Memories Part 4: My Care Placement in the Village

Moldovan Memories

Moving from the city into a village in Moldova, Kerri Jang finds herself surrounded by animals and fruit trees as she lives with a host family, while organizing wheelchair basketball and tennis through The Motivatie Association.

By: Kerri Jang 567 reads | 0 comments
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Moldovan Memories Part 2: My Medical Placement in the City

Co-op Reflections

Part two of the series finds Kerri Jang, volunteer with Projects Abroad, spending time in a city of parallels; Chisinau, in Moldova. Having never experienced a surgery before, Kerri ventures into unknown territory during her adventures in some of the city's hospitals.

By: Kerri Jang 922 reads | 0 comments
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Moldovan Memories Part 1: And So It Begins...

Series

Journey through Moldova, a small country situated between Romania and Ukraine with Kerri Jang as she volunteers with a medical project in Moldova's capital and a care project in the nearby village of Vadul lui Voda in the first of a five part article series.

By: Kerri Jang 648 reads | 0 comments
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Ode to the City of Joy: Reflecting on a Life-Changing Co-op Term

International

In the fourth and final entry of her series, Kali reflects on her final weeks in India working at Destiny and the Socio Legal Aid and Research Training Centre, as well as taking time to travel and appreciate all that India has to offer before heading home to Canada.

By: Kali Penney 1892 reads | 0 comments
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