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Megan Holmes: SFU Surrey Co-op Student Profile

Professional Development

This week’s SFU Surrey Co-op featured student is Megan Holmes, an MSE student who has been doing some excellent work at one of her dream companies, MDA, a Canadian aerospace company. One of the exciting projects she is working on is upgrading the Canadian CP-140 Aurora aircraft’s radar surveillance system. Read on to learn more about Megan’s experience!

By: Sarah Elawa 444 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

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

 

By: Jao Dantes 15008 reads | 0 comments
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Health Sciences Degree Opens Doors to World Travel

Personal Development

What do you do with a BA in Health Sciences focusing on global health? For Lauren Shandley, this has meant combining her technical expertise and love of travel to better the lives of others around the globe.   

By: Diane Luckow 10032 reads | 0 comments
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5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Communique

Many students enter communications with the hopes of landing a glamorous, high-paying job. In this article, Celine makes a case for why you may want to consider a less glamorous, but highly rewarding career in the non-profit sector.

By: Celine Diaz 8483 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 12152 reads | 0 comments
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Spending the Night With Sheldon the Robot

OLC Blog

What do you get when you add an intense rainstorm, an overnight and out-of-town work event, and a $3000 robot? Calvin Chung shares his experience as an event coordinator for the 2016 #BCTech Summit. 

By: Calvin Chung 4764 reads | 0 comments
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Comic: How Co-op Helped Me Seize the Dreams I'd Left Behind

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Therese believed her interests in art and environmentalism were too daunting to pursue as careers. She locked those dreams away... until co-op unlocked career opportunities that fused her studies with her passions. Check out her comic!

By: Therese Mah 14375 reads | 0 comments
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The Notebook: A Highly Unlikely Love Story

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At the start of her co-op, Sandy expected to work hard and do her best. What she didn't expect is that she would fall in love - and fall hard. What you're about to read is a highly unlikely love story...

By: Sandy Chan 8435 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Spotlight: Alex Yoo

Content Curator

Alex Yoo is a volunteer for the SFU OLC through the SFU Student Ambassador Program.  He shares what he has learned from volunteering as a Social Media Content Curator. 

By: Alex Yoo 4909 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Carmen van Soest

Indigenous Career

"I hope to be someone that other Indigenous youth can look up to, and a person that others can count on in my everyday life. And hopefully I can get into Law school so I can help Indigenous peoples fight for their rights." 

By: Carmen van Soest 10528 reads | 0 comments
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