Co-op Reflections

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How to Survive in a Fast-Paced Office Environment

Co-op Reflections

Fast-paced office environments can be very stressful!  Business student Christine shares her tips on how to manage in this kind of environment, based on what she learned at Appnovation Technologies.

By: Christine Liew 2410 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 2]: Not Raspberry Pie, but Raspberry Pi

Science AL!VE

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.  This is part 2 of a 4 part series.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 690 reads | 0 comments
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3 Tips for a Successful Internship Away from Home

Life Experience

The beauty of working in a city away from home is that as much as it provides you with opportunities to advance your career, it provides you with even more opportunities for personal growth.

By: Charisse Trinidad 2280 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 1]: “Who here thinks Science is cool?!”

Science AL!VE Insider Series

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 1035 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Reflections

Co-op Reflections

Ian Brown shares both his experience working at Tesla Motors and Edwin Chand’s experience working at Apple, and their general thoughts about going to California to intern for co-op.  This is the second part of Ian’s and Edwin’s adventures, where Ian describes his observations about interning in California.

By: Ian Brown 1479 reads | 0 comments
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Networking Opportunities at SAP

Co-op

Did you ever think about taking advantage of networking opportunities at your workplace while you are on your co-op?  Business student Helen Bowman discusses the networking opportunities she was able to take advantage of during her co-op at SAP.

By: Helen Bowman 882 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Cut

Overcoming Obstacles

Let me walk you through my first Co-op experience: Joined the program. Attended workshops and gained a newfound vigor and drive. Explored job postings with enthusiasm. Started writing cover letters and applying – a force to be reckoned with! And then… Rejected.

By: Rachel Carrier 1679 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Preparing

Silicon Valley

Ian Brown shares both his experience working at Tesla Motors and Edwin Chand’s experience working at Apple, and their general thoughts about going to California to intern for co-op.  Ian and Edwin are both recently graduated from engineering, and share their perspective on relocating to California for a co-op position.  In this article Ian describes the preparation and going to California

By: Ian Brown 3068 reads | 0 comments
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Improving Your Email Communication Skills: The Importance of Specificity

Business

Email communication is a critical skill in many jobs. Business student Helen Bowman shares tips on how to efficiently and effectively communicate through email, based on what she learned during her co-op at SAP.

By: Helen Bowman 1200 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Involved in Initiatives Beyond Your Core Work

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Business Student Helen Bowman shares how she was able to go above and beyond her job description by volunteering at work.  Not only did she develop her skills but she was able to give back in a meaningful way.

By: Helen Bowman 1098 reads | 0 comments
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