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Lessons from My First Work Term in the Civil Service… During a Global Pandemic

Parks Canada

Thinking about working remotely for your next co-op term? Maja Lampa, a Political Science student, describes her experience adapting to remote work during her first season with the Federal Government and how she found meaningful work in uncertain times. 

By: Maja Kristine Lampa 188 reads | 0 comments
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Provincial and Regional Health Authorities – Two Unique Experiences

Health Sciences Co-op

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work for a provincial or regional health authority? I turned my curiosity into two 8-month co-op terms with Provincial Health Services Authority, and Fraser Health Authority. This is my co-op story.

By: Mahsa Athari 3386 reads | 0 comments
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How to Capitalize on the Capital: My Insight into Ottawa

Networking

Moving to Ottawa enabled me to grow in new ways, make lasting memories and provide insight into my career and life goals. This article provides steps to make your experience in Ottawa meaningful and will (hopefully) inspire you to make the move. 

By: Melissa Talbot 5924 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Public Service - 3 Key Realizations

Professional Development

Curious about what it's like working in public service? Joseph breaks down his role as the Web Communications Assistant for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Read on to learn about his experience. 

By: Joseph Hilario 4408 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Do a Co-op Term with the Feds? (The Answer is Yes)

Communication

Emily recounts her co-op term working with the Feds at Service Canada. 

By: Emily Edwards 12203 reads | 0 comments
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So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government

Top Tip Lists

Jobs in the federal government are well-paid, interesting, and a great springboard for your career. They are also very hard to get. These six tips could help you land your dream job!

By: Diana Bartosh 39626 reads | 0 comments
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A Career Path to City Hall: Conversations with my Co-op Colleague

Communique

Touring city hall with Darryl McCarron, it was clear just how passionate he is about his work with the City of Surrey. Despite his prominent role in communications now, however, his career path began quite differently.

By: Alexis Tyller 12359 reads | 0 comments
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It’s All Related

Co-op Reflections

Elinor worked in the External Relations Department of Parks Canada and explains how this was the right choice for her as an International Studies student. 

By: Elinor McNamee-Annett 2926 reads | 0 comments
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Great Resources for Your Summer Job Search in Government

Career Exploration

Thinking of applying for a summer job in government? Take a look at some valuable online resources for the municipal, provincial and federal levels of government listed in this week’s CSI blog post! Read on to find out more.

By: Abbas Virji 7202 reads | 0 comments
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Top Government Summer Jobs for Students

CSI Blog

Whether you are a political science major or just interested in politics or working for the government, there are a variety of summer job opportunities available for students. Read on to discover what job opportunities are available for you for Summer 2014!

By: Nicole Strutt 13119 reads | 0 comments
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