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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Health Sciences Engagement Improves Lives

Destiny Reflection

Five SFU students who participated in a life changing co-op experience in India are giving back. They have designed a custom-made SFU book bag and pencil case which is sewn by female survivors of human trafficking in Koltkata, India.  The students will sell their products locally and eventually North America-wide to raise funds the organization they volunteered for in India: Destiny Reflection.

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Indigenous Stories: Brandon Gabriel, Professional Contemporary Visual Artist

Indigenous

Brandon is a professional Contemporary Visual Artist based in Langley. He grew up in the Kwantlen Reserve and went on to study at Kwantlen University and attained his BFA from the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2006.

By: Brandon Gabriel 26952 reads | 0 comments
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Revealing the "Backstage Operations" of BCcampus

Career Exploration

Gracey Mesina was hired at BCcampus as a Learner Services Research Assistant, check out the 3 most valuable lessons she's learned from this position as well as other enriching experiences she gained working at BCcampus.

By: Gracey Mesina 5013 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Student Experience Surpasses Expectations

BCcampus

In Spring 2011, Diana Chan was hired at BCcampus as a Professional Learning and Communications Assistant, learn more about how her work experience has helped to confirm her interests and career plans.

By: Diana Chan 5026 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Employer's Perspective: Working with Co-op Students

Workplace Success

Hear what it's like to work with Co-op students and what makes a perfect employee straight from Co-op employers! Read on to find out attributes and qualities that can improve your workplace performance.

By: Sylvia Currie 5843 reads | 0 comments
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Creating a Great Co-op Experience: [Part 3] Evaluation and Work Report

Co-operative Education

The following article is the final in a three-part series on how Co-op supervisors can make the most of a Co-op experience with their student. The final installment focuses on wrapping up a co-op term and writing evaluations.

By: carose 6630 reads | 0 comments
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Danielle's International Co-op Journey: Hope Found in Haiti

Haiti

Danielle Jeong's trip to Haiti was a self-exploring and life-changing journey. Read about her work at a local clinic and how this experience challenged herself in ways she did not think was possible, while discovering she is and finding a purpose for her studies at SFU.

By: Danielle Jeong 7904 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Types: The Dinner Interview

Dinner Interview

Interviewing for a job over a meal requires the ability to not only impress with your skills and experience, but also as a dinner guest. This edition of the Interview Types series will help you master both.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 6551 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Expose Yourself

Life Experience

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in this 3-part series on his experience adapting to new cultural and professional norms and standards. Read about how he faced and overcame these challenges for a successful international co-op placement.

By: yatli 7878 reads | 0 comments
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Justin Lim's Co-op Success Story: Working with the Singapore Youth Olympic Games

multimedia developer

If Justin Lim could describe his international co-op experience in one word, it would be AWESOME! Read on to find out more about his unique opportunity to work with the Singapore Youth Olympic Games in Summer 2010 as a multimedia producer and his eye-opening experience working overseas.

By: Melanie Woo 7513 reads | 0 comments
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Social Media for Social Cause

Volunteer Richmond Information Services

Internet and social media have become one of the most important parts in a student’s life and have taken, if not wasted, hours of their time every day. But instead of killing time on Facebook, why not learn how you can make a positive difference by using social media for a good cause?

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Working as a Taxpayer Services Agent at CRA

Business

Are you considering or planning to work for the government? Read on to find out more about Doug's co-op experience at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) as a Taxpayer Services Agent and the surprises he encountered during his work term.

By: Doug Chan 22379 reads | 0 comments
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Elise's CGA-BC Co-op Experience: Landing Your Dream Job

Co-op Reflections

Are you pursuing a career in Human Resources or interested in working for the CGA? Check out Elise's co-op experience as the Recruitment & Employment Assistant and her important career lessons she took away from her placement.

By: Elise Elliot 6117 reads | 0 comments
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Movin’ on Up: How to Accelerate Your Climb Up the Corporate Ladder (Part 2)

Co-operative Education

Is career advancement on your mind? Whether you are a current student, a recent grad, or have been in the workforce for a couple of years, for many of us, improving our position never seems far from our minds. Read on to find out about how you can move up the corporate ladder as a student.

By: Elise Elliot 5589 reads | 0 comments
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Movin’ on Up: How to Accelerate Your Climb Up the Corporate Ladder (Part 1)

Workplace Success

Is career advancement on your mind? Whether you are a current student, a recent grad, or have been in the workforce for a couple of years, for many of us, improving our position never seems far from our minds. Read on to find out about how you can move up the corporate ladder as a student.

By: Elise Elliot 5764 reads | 0 comments
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International Spotlight: Hong Kong

Hong Kong Science and Technology

Discover Hong Kong. Discover Asia's world city, where the awe-inspiring attractions are embedded with culture and history and where there is a diverse contrast between city skyscrapers and lush greenery. Labelled as a shopping haven, Hong Kong boasts one of the most unique shopping experiences in Asia! Indulge in the culinary delights and embrace the fast-paced, city-life that encompasses this dynamic city!

By: Melanie Woo 13194 reads | 0 comments
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International Spotlight: France

Paris

The old world charm that France preserves with its monumental wonders, along with the sophisticated modernity that attracts tourists from all over the world, serves as a cultural experience not to be missed. Wake up to smell the fresh baked baguettes and experience the exquisite French lifestyle. Work, travel and indulge in a culture that is so rich with heritage! 

By: Melanie Woo 7903 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op: The First Step to Your Career as a Chartered Accountant

Work Search

Are you considering or planning to pursue a designation as a Chartered Accountant (CA)? If so, read on to find out how Co-op can help you gain a competitive edge and achieve this goal successfully.

By: Taryn Campbell 11797 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Challenge Yourself

Peninsula Hong Kong

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in the last installment of his 3-part series on his experience challenging himself, adapting to cultural differences, norms and work environments as well as overcoming mistakes.

By: yatli 6279 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of Your Co-op Experience: Turning Work into Words

Business Career Management Centre

Co-op allows students to test drive different career options and provides the opportunity to learn several practical skills while gaining relevant work experience.

By: Elise Elliot 4501 reads | 0 comments