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My Journey of Indigeneity (From a Non-Indigenous Perspective)

Research

In this blog, I take you through my personal life story from immigrating to Canada, working and living in a rural First Nations community, to finding a sense of belonging and a second identity, which has forever changed the way I will view the world.

By: Richard Han 23548 reads | 0 comments
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Perspective is Everything: Experiences from Training My Replacement

perspective

What happens when you are responsible for training your successor at your co-op job? What about when you are responsible for training your successor knowing that you’ll be returning to the same job the following summer and that their job performance will directly impact you? In this blog post, I share my experiences training my replacement and how this taught me the importance of perspective. 

By: Garrett Hughes 10923 reads | 0 comments
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So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government

Co-op

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 31120 reads | 0 comments
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How My Personal Projects Landed Me a Research Co-op Helping Others

Technology & Innovation

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
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Research Chair to Lead Heart Health Research for First Nations Peoples

Indigenous

“I am very excited by the opportunity to focus on prevention of cardiovascular disease and to improve heart health and well-being among First Nations in British Columbia.” Jeffrey Reading

By: Diane Luckow 11821 reads | 0 comments
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Big-Data Student Applies Skills during Ericsson Co-op Placement

Big Data

Yongyi Wu applies his newly acquired skills as one of the first cohorts of the Professional Master's Program in Big Data at his co-op work term with Ericsson's Research and Development Centre.

By: Karen Lee 3835 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute; Marena Brinkhurst

Indigenous Research Institute

Read about Indigenous Research Institutes scholar Marena Brinkhurst and her work in Interdisciplinary and intercultural approaches to community-based land-use planning.

By: Marena Brinkhurst 6444 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Research and Time Management Tips

Twitter Tuesday

October 1st marked another Twitter Tuesday. This weeks chat focused on research and time management. Our recap is filled with helpful resources to help you make the most of your time.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 7423 reads | 0 comments
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Calling It What It Is

Research

When it comes to careers, a lot of people think of themselves as having a "calling" towards something. What does this mean, and is it even helpful? Some recent research gives us some clues.

By: David Lindskoog 4831 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Australia: Brittney's Journey of Career Exploration [Part 1]

Career Exploration

Brittney Merryweather is a force when it comes to International Co-op. Not one to shy away from opportunities abroad, she dives into each country she goes to with gusto and an open mind for learning. In 2007 Brittney went to the University of Wollongong.

By: Brittney Merryweather 6612 reads | 0 comments
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