Engineering Co-op Blog

[BLOG POSTING]

The Essential Co-op Skill: Time Management

During the Work Term

Knowing how to deal with multiple tasks each having different priorities and deadlines is necessary for success. Time management, an essential skill in most work places, is therefore an even more important skill to develop as a co-op student. In this article, I share some time management methods for handling small side tasks in order to free up more time for the bigger things at hand.

By: Harry He 7446 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

The Long Way Around: How Co-op Made My Academic Detour Worthwhile

Co-op Reflections

It has been six long years since I started at SFU, switching majors three times along the way. With such a convoluted path, it’s no surprise that life after school began to fall out of context. Thankfully, a well-timed co-op opportunity allowed me to refocus my life and reverse my dwindling academic attitude. 

By: Brett Erickson 9681 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Working in Product Development: Consumer vs. Industrial

Technology & Innovation

Ever wondered what makes the difference between a consumer level product and an industrial one? Read on and find out some of the key differences that make industrial level products stand out in reliability. 

By: Harry He 13352 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

How My Personal Projects Landed Me a Research Co-op Helping Others

Professional Development

In my experience with co-op, personal projects and hobbies outside of school gave me the tools to build something in practice. This not only made me much more competitive in the job search, but also allowed me to acquire a co-op position where the work was directed at improving lives of other people. 

By: Sohail Sangha
 5898 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

The Co-op Life of a Mechatronics Systems Engineering Student

Co-operative Education

The Mechatronics Systems Engineering program puts a focus on a broad scope of experience, Co-op student, Austin Tsai shares his three work terms that provided him with a wide variety of experience to match his educational background.

By: Austin Tsai 15959 reads | 0 comments
Syndicate content