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Your First Day: Preparation Timeline

Working Students

Congrats! You’ve landed that job you worked so hard to get. Now what? Here's a guide with tips on how to to prepare for your new co-op term!

By: Charmaine Wu 6724 reads | 0 comments
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The Road Less Traveled: Taking a Chance in Co-op

Co-op Reflections

With co-op, are we better off sticking to our field of study, or should we take a chance at something entirely different? In this article, Rachel reflects on her work term with the RCMP, what she learned about the industry as well as herself in a field that she would have never considered if it wasn’t for co-op.

By: Rachel Wong 11709 reads | 0 comments
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Five Tips on Being a Successful Web and Mobile Developer

Applied Sciences

Being a successful developer doesn’t come easy. In this blog post, I offer five tips that I have learned through my co-op experience as a Web and Mobile Developer to help you get there with fewer bumps in the road.

By: Tsung Kai (Eric) Lee 8422 reads | 0 comments
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A Beginner's Guide to Hootsuite

Workplace Success

Hootsuite is a great tool for managing social media platforms and can be incredibly helpful on the job! Cheryl shares a few tips on using the program for Hootsuite beginners.

By: Cheryl Chang 15256 reads | 0 comments
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Finding a Balance Between Work and Life During an International Co-op

English Language Assistant

International Co-op positions provide the opportunity to discover the world while developing professional skills and contacts. But there’s a conundrum: all work and no play or no work and all play?

By: Mallory Wyant 10704 reads | 0 comments
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Join Co-op: Your Future Self Will Thank You

Co-operative Education

Have you found yourself thinking about joining the co-op program but aren’t yet sure if it’s worth your time or the best bang for your buck? Let me help you get off that fence and convince you why the co-op program is worth your while. 

By: Jaclyn Marshall 10682 reads | 0 comments
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The Do's and Don'ts of Working in Sports

Professional Sports

If you’re considering a job in sports for your co-op term and, like Justine, you skipped gym in high school to go read in the library, this article is for you.

By: Justine Nadia 11843 reads | 0 comments
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I Did a Work Term Extension and So Should You!

SIAT 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 11881 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips to Achieve a Diverse Co-op Experience

Work Search

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 6481 reads | 0 comments
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How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Communique

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 14969 reads | 0 comments
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