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Working for Your Passions Part I: An Idea and a Hope

Professional Development

I used to think success depended on the separation of personal and professional passions. That was until I did a self-directed co-op term in Brazil researching some of the most successful soccer clubs. Follow me as I prepare to embark on my journey to Brazil. 

By: Christopher Maringka 8355 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part II: Arrival and Research in Brazil

Co-operative Education

In part two of my Brazillian co-op story, I arrive in São Paulo feeling overwhelmed. This all changes as I carry out my research, realizing something very powerful about the connection many Brazilians have to the sport of soccer.  

By: Christopher Maringka 3593 reads | 0 comments
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My Journey of Indigeneity (From a Non-Indigenous Perspective)

First Nations Health Authority

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 26274 reads | 0 comments
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Perspective is Everything: Experiences from Training My Replacement

Arthritis Research Canada

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 11831 reads | 0 comments
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So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government

Co-operative Education

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 40862 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

Health

“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 12606 reads | 0 comments
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Big-Data Student Applies Skills during Ericsson Co-op Placement

Computing Science

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 4601 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 7382 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Research and Time Management Tips

Research

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 8166 reads | 0 comments
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