Co-op Reflections

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Long Bus Rides

TaLK

Carey Lau travelled to Korea to teach English with TaLK, and quickly found herself extending her stay for a second term. Read more about her experience, as shared with the TaLK newsletter.

By: Carey Lau 2479 reads | 0 comments
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The 3-Minute Co-op Competition: Day Two

Event Summaries

On October 7th and 8th WIL hosted SFU's first Three Minute Co-op Competition. 31 students presented on their Co-op experience, competing for cash prizes. Read a recap of the final 15 presenters.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 1474 reads | 0 comments
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The 3-Minute Co-op Competition: Day One

Co-operative Education

On October 7th and 8th WIL hosted SFU's first Three Minute Co-op Competition. 31 students presented on their Co-op experience, competing for cash prizes. Read a recap of the first 16 presentors. 

By: Elizabeth Moffat 2146 reads | 0 comments
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Severin's Tropical, Scuba Diving Co-op Adventure

Co-op Reflections

In summer of 2013, SFU Biomedical Physiology student Severin Vaillancourt headed to The Bahamas as a Field Research Assistant with the school's Marine Ecology Lab. He shared recollections of his underwater adventures and more with International Co-op.

By: Kiran Dhanoa 4244 reads | 0 comments
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Diversify Yourself While You Can

civil engineering

Scott completed five Co-op work terms as part of his Engineering education. Read how he bounced between fields and reccomends that you do the same.

By: Scott Greene 1911 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 2240 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: How I Put My Blogging Passion to Work

Workplace Success

Natalie's been writing OLC blogs for awhile now, so she was excited to be able to bring her blogging skills to her new Co-op job. Now she's launched the SFU Food Bank Blog.

By: npope 765 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: Interviewee to Interviewer

Series

Natalie faces a new experience in her role as SFU Food Bank Coordinator: Conducting interviews. After only a few short months, she's on the other side of the table, find out how it went.

By: npope 787 reads | 0 comments
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Why I Joined the CRA

Career Exploration

Edith Tang had some doubts about applying for the CRA, but one yeat later she's successfully completed an eight-month Co-op work term and now works as a Student Ambassador for the CRA, promoting similar opportunites to students.

By: Edith Tang 2634 reads | 0 comments
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Working at Teradici

Applied Sciences

Engineering student Pevisha Joshi was excited about the opportunities Co-op could hold for her, but as she soon learned, with opportunity comes a lot of hard work.With a great employer however, your work can be highly rewarded.

By: Pevisha Joshi 1762 reads | 0 comments
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