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From Tech-E@SFU to Chinese Hardware Accelerator

Applied Sciences

Mechatronic Systems Engineering student, Ryan Threlfall travelled across the world to build a sleep-wearable that will help millions of habitual snorers. 

By: Ryan Threlfall 828 reads | 0 comments
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Early Departures: A Canadian Co-op Experience in China

Economics

My passion for hockey has brought me to China to coach hockey for the summer. From Ottawa to China, SFU Co-op has helped me explore my interests and expand my learning while giving me skills, practical work experience and an opportunity to travel.

By: Tatum Miller 4586 reads | 0 comments
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International Co-op: An Interview with Erik Bainbridge

Co-operative Education

Erik Bainbridge, a Political Science student, shares his international experience doing four work terms in three different positions in China and Hong Kong. He worked as an English teacher in Shandong, an Event Manager at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CamChamHK) in Hong Kong, and a Trade Intern for the Consulate General of Canada in China.

By: Christy Liu 5717 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op in China

Co-op

Jacky is a fourth year Business Student who spent his co-op in Beijing China.  Read his interview to discover what his co-op abroad was like.  Jacky covers preparing for the work term, work life, and living abroad.

By: Jacky Zhang 8917 reads | 0 comments
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Working Abroad: Overcoming a Language Barrier in the Work Place

China

Learning how to effectively communicate in a new work environment can be difficult enough, but add a language barrier and things get even more complicated. Here are Julia's top tips for overcoming language barriers in the workplace.

By: Julia Bronson 18563 reads | 0 comments
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Want To Travel? Consider Teaching Abroad In China

Volunteer Abroad

Do you want to take your skills on the road? Do you have a desire to see the world and become immersed in other cultures? Cadence shares how you can make a difference elsewhere in the world by teaching English abroad in China!

By: Cadence Sun 5445 reads | 0 comments
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Lauren's Summer at Crowne Plaza Guangzhou Science City

International

Lauren turned to international Co-op as a way to continue gaining work experience while exploring the world. Read about her experience working for a high end international hotel chain in China.

By: Lauren Watkins 13021 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Tips: Embassy of Canada

International Co-op

SFU Beedie Business student Angie Yu is relocating to China this summer for an International Co-op position with the Embassy of Canada. She recently spoke with International Co-op and shared details about her interview and offered tips for others wishing to find work at an embassy or consulate.

By: Kiran Danhoa 19654 reads | 0 comments
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Kyle’s Experience in China: An Adventure of a Lifetime

Geography

Kyle went on the SFD program in Summer 2012 where he worked with an organization called the Chinese Ecosystem Research Network, in China though the International Co-op program. Read on to find out what he learned from a new cultural experience.

By: Jesse Choo 6437 reads | 0 comments
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Carlie's Adventures in China

China

Communication Co-op student Carlie Thauvette arrives in Weifang, China to start her fist week at CIBT. Read more about Carlie's experiences settling in and getting into the swing of things living and working in China.

By: Carlie Thauvette 4598 reads | 0 comments
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