Co-op Reflections

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Christiane's Working Adventure in Bolivia! Spring: Those Little Places

Geography

In the winter of 2013, SFU Geography student Christiane Pulluau trekked to La Paz, Bolivia to work with a CED (Community Economic Development) group. In her final installment she shares some of her favourite places.

By: Christiane Palluau 780 reads | 0 comments
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The Co-op Life of a Mechatronics Systems Engineering Student

FortisBC

The Mechatronics Systems Engineering program puts a focus on a broad scope of experience, Co-op student, Austin Tsai shares his three work terms that provided him with a wide variety of experience to match his educational background.

By: Austin Tsai 2187 reads | 0 comments
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Jeff Lemon's Bolivia Experience

International Co-op

Jeff took Bolivia by storm, working with the Centro Integral de Desarrollo Economico Comunitario (CIDECO), as part of the Bolivian CED Project. Find out more about how his International experience impacted his career journey.

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How to Shine When Working in a Team

Professional Development

“How in the world will I be able to add value to this team?” This was my initial (and pessimistic) reaction upon hearing that I would be working with 9 other individuals in the Donor Relations & Events team at the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. 

By: Kevin Truong 1030 reads | 0 comments
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Why Work for a Startup Company?

Communique

ePACT Network changed my perspective on what it takes to be a professional communicator, and enabled me to mature, grow and develop my skills.  What I’m saying above all else is, if you’re interested in pushing the boundaries of your Communication degree; consider working for a start-up company.

By: Karen Ho 904 reads | 0 comments
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The Unexpected Co-op Position in the Computer Mining Industry

Co-operative Education

Christopher didn't expect to ever find work for a mining company, but that's exactly where his Co-op journey led him. As a software systems student, he imagined working for IBM or Microsoft, but instead a work term with Geovia turned out to be a career changing experience.

By: Christopher Kwong 2287 reads | 0 comments
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Anudeep's Life Changing Co-op Experience

Co-operative Education

Anudeep Chohan reflects back on his Co-op experience after completing four Engineering Co-op terms. After completing work terms on and off campus he shares how Co-op shaped his career, and himself.

By: Anudeep Chohan 2012 reads | 0 comments
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A Co-op with Husky Energy

Engineering

Lyndon spent 16 months in Lloynminster Saskatchewan for his Co-op with Huskey Energy. Learn how the experience exceeded all of his expectations and how he learned new skills he never anticipated.

By: Lyndon Fernandes 2925 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: Goodbyes Can be Surprising!

Co-operative Education

After spending eight months with TFCSE Natlie details the final days of her Co-op experience, and the many surprises she came across as she said her good-byes to volunteers and coworkers.

By: npope 1356 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: My First BIG Event

Co-operative Education

In her latest post Natlie conquers her first big event during her TFCSE Co-op term with her Trick or Eat team. Find out what she learned about event planning and working with volunteers.

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