Co-op Reflections

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Silver Nanowires Lead to Publication for Co-op Students

Workplace Success

Two SFU Co-op students made breakthrough discoveries while experimenting with nanowires on their work terms, and their findings were published to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Electron Device Letters. Read more about their discovery here.

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Ever-Changing Goals: A Co-op Reflection

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The idea of an out-of-town 12 month co-op may have intimidated me at one point, but now looking back, I realize just how much I have gained by taking on something that I initially perceived as a challenge.

By: Malinda Pathacharige 990 reads | 0 comments
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Pursuing an International Co-op experience in Hong Kong with HSBC Global Banking and Markets

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Mario Fong travelled to Hong Kong to join the HSBC trainee program through International Co-op. Dropping everything to live in a new country provided him with personal and professional experiences he won't soon forget.

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Hardware Engineering Co-op at Broadcom

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Working at Broadcom over the past 16 months as a Hardware Engineering co-op student has been both challenging and rewarding. The time has been filled with lots of exciting, challenging, and hard work; yet it has also been filled with lots of fun and memorable experiences. This is the kind of company that every SFU engineering student should strive to work for!

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Building Your Wings: Jeannette's Unforgettable Bolivian Experience

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Jeannette Friesen went to Bolvia with the Students for Development program, where she worked with the Solidarity and Free Trade Movement. While there she learned about the importance of culture and came home more motivated then ever to pursue her goals in international relations.

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Sean's International Experience in Bolivia

Bolivia

SFU's International Co-op department interviewed Sean Sager fresh from his three-month term in Bolvia, where he worked with Students for Development as a Development Intern,  promoting and teaching the fundamentals of community economic development to local community leaders in Bolivia.

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Defining a Career Path with Broadcom Corporation

Broadcom Corporation

Engineering co-op student, Junfeng Xian shares his first co-op experience with Broadcom Coporation, where he worked as a QE Test Platform Development Co-op. After over a year on the job, not only did he build computer rogramming skills, he found a new career path.

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Kevin's Calgary Adventure: A Successful Co-op Story

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Wondering what you can do with your degree and career? Read on to find out how Engineering Science student Kevin McNiece's co-op placement with SNC-Lavalin has helped him find his career passions while gaining the skills required to secure his dream job in today's competitive job market.

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Co-op Poland: Evan's International Adventure of Self Exploration

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University can be a draining experience. So how to do you recharge yourself without delaying your academic or professional plans? Why not go on an international co-op placement? Check out BPK student Evan Hutcheon's adventure, reflections and experiences he gained working in Poland.

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Natalie's Co-op Blog: The Joys of the Lunchroom - Being Social on the Job

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You are new to the company, and you don’t know anyone. Where do you start? How about the lunchroom! Read on to learn about my lunchroom experience for my first co-op job.

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