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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Co-operative Education

In 2011, Marianna Adamian won the IABC/BC Student Communicator of the Year Award. Her successful communication plan focused on a series of presentations she gave as part of her co-op job. Since winning the SCOY award, Marianna has been presented with fantastic networking opportunities, volunteer positions, and prospective job placements.

By: Claire Woodbridge 6474 reads | 0 comments
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Jesse Faltus: A Co-op Student's Success Story

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Meet Jesse Faltus, a Computing Science student convocating this June. He has successfully completed three co-op work terms, and had a blast doing so! Read all about his experiences and why he recommends joining the co-op program.

By: Jesse Faltus 11803 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op: Triple the Benefit

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The Van Pelts aren’t your typical sisters; they’re triplets that are all enrolled in the Co-op program here at SFU!  Differentiated by only their haircuts and clothes, Stephanie, Ginny, and Kelsey are all three of a kind and are all interested in science. 

By: Marianna Adamian 6655 reads | 1 comments
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We Are All Canucks: An Intern’s Perspective

Marketing

Marla Liguori is a Communications co-op student at SFU, and for her first Co-op experience she was able to spend the 2010-2011 season with the Vancouver Canucks as a marketing intern. She shared with us what she’s learned and why she thinks the Co-op program is a stellar addition to any degree.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 9945 reads | 0 comments
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RISE to the Occasion

International

We highlight the experience of Elena Barbir, Chemical Physics major, in the RISE program which has sent her to Germany. RISE is a dynamic summer program that offers undergraduate students from Canada, USA and the UK in an opportunity to receive work experience in research labs for a period of three months.

By: Tapuwa Ruzvidzo 7090 reads | 0 comments
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Shining Bright With BC Hydro

Communique

Jennifer Maniezzo recalls her supportive and enriching learning environment at BC Hydro. Co-op opportunities at BC Hydro really allow students to spread their wings and get their feet wet in a number of areas.

By: Jennifer Maniezzo 4874 reads | 0 comments
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Leif Stroman's High-Tech Co-op Experience

Co-op Reflections

Leif Stroman shares his amazing  high-tech co-op experience, working in Whistler for Recon Instruments. As the only software engineer for Recon's new Transcent goggles, he was able to influence major product decisions from start to finish (which included plenty of mid-air and mountain-top testing!)

By: Chloe Smith 6880 reads | 0 comments
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We Are All Canucks: My Time as a Canuck Insider

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What would a co-op placement be like if part of your job was to interview Canucks players and write reports of their games? Take a peek at Elizabeth's co-op and what it was like to be a Canucks insider.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 7301 reads | 0 comments
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Postcards From Botswana 3 - Helping Children Attend School

Botswana

SFU Kinesiology student Kayla Donnawell is in Botswana, Africa volunteering with the Students Without Borders program (SWB).  In this article, the third in the series, Kayla explains her role in helping vulnerable children attend school.

By: Kayla Donnawell 6252 reads | 0 comments
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Jeannie Chan: A Co-op Student's Success Story

Work Search

Meet Jeannie Chan, a Computing Science and Statistics student who convocated this June. Shes completed a total of five Co-op work terms, and has been able to develop an impressive set of skills, helping her to land a full-time job! Read on to learn all about her experiences.

By: Anu Chouhan 7501 reads | 0 comments
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