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Public Relations Face-Off

Communique

It was the job I was told I was lucky to get: the PR Intern at Grey Vancouver, and I’m not going to lie, it wasn’t the first time I had applied for it. Yet when it came to my first day, I was absolutely terrified. I had no idea what I was doing, I had no prior public relations experience......

By: Jocelyne Leszczynski & Sarah Allin 2133 reads | 0 comments
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Media Relations: Dos & Dont's

Co-op

One of the most exciting aspects of my co-op position as B.C. Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA) summer ambassador is the interaction with the media.

By: Katya Kirsch 2376 reads | 0 comments
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On Campus Like?

Communication

Working for International Co-op at SFU has provided me with a wide range of experiences to boost my portfolio and resume. As the Communications and Marketing Assistant for SFU International Co-op, I worked......

By: Courtney Novotny 2207 reads | 0 comments
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Past and Current Co-op Students Answer... “What is Working?"

Co-op

For most undergraduates, a co-op placement is a rare opportunity to escape the lecture hall and start working in the “real” corporate, professional, and managerial world. In the summer, one of the last things a potential co-op student would consider is taking a job on campus.....

By: Tyler Morgenstern 2300 reads | 0 comments
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The Road Behind And Ahead

Co-op

Years ago, I was sitting in a lecture for my Communication 200 class listening to two powerhouse women talk (in great partnership and camaraderie) to our class about the benefits of co-operativeedu

By: Trevor Howes 2178 reads | 0 comments
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The “SURVIVIAL” Guide to CBSA

Arts and Social Sciences

CBSA is a government agency by the name of Canada Border Services Agency or in français, Agence des  services frontaliers du Canada. We are the so-called “Customs and Immigration people” or any other derogatory term to your preference. At the border, we are those people who ask you questions such as “where did you go” and “why did you go there”.

By: Penny Chau 26768 reads | 0 comments
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A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

Co-operative Education

Having completed my first work term for Health Canada as a Communications Officer Intern, I was eager to try something new, and the government was not where I believed that was going to happen. That is until I was offered a position at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada...

By: Courtney Novotny 2578 reads | 0 comments