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Take Initiative & Leave Your Mark: Insight Into Working In A Multidisciplinary Medical Clinic.

Co-op

Make an impact by breaking ground with new ideas and spearheading new proposals. Taking Initiative can have a long-lasting impact on one’s career. Read about how I jumped out of my comfort zone and directed the start of the Active Rehabilitation program in a multidisciplinary medical clinic.

By: Daniel Salazar Giraldo 1205 reads | 0 comments
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Growing Your Skills by the Hour: Working in a Fast-paced Start-up

Other

"As I am writing this, I am only halfway through my eight-month software development co-op at Clio, but I already can confidently say that these four months might be the most valuable part of my time at SFU so far."

By: Matvei Rudenko 2417 reads | 0 comments
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Enabling Data-Driven Decisions in a Big Data World: My Co-op at Activision (Demonware)

Workplace Success

Scroll on to read about my co-op experience with the Data Services team at Activision

By: David Quong 2826 reads | 0 comments
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We Belong to a Caring Institution

Co-operative Education

Have you ever wondered how university contributes to your mental health? In this article, Makshada shares what she learned about SFU's actions to promote mental health and student well-being during her co-op term with SFU Health Promotion 

By: Makshada Kowlessur 3862 reads | 0 comments
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Benefits of Co-op for Joint Majors

Joint Major

When Tarnjeet Thandi would tell others about her joint major, they tended to wonder how Molecular Biology and Biochemistry could be related to Business Administration. Prior to joining co-op, Tarnjeet sometimes wondered the same. Read her story about clarifying career options through co-op. 

By: Tarnjeet Thandi 3757 reads | 0 comments
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Four Tips for Students Thinking of Pursuing International Co-op in Japan

Co-operative Education

Are you thinking about traveling to Japan for international co-op? Here are some tips that may help you kick start your journey.

 

By: Kiera Warren 4812 reads | 0 comments
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Extraverted Introvert: When You Love Helping People – But Not Too Much

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

During my time seeking for my second co-op work term, I wondered what kinds of jobs out there could make both my extraverted and introverted sides happy. Is there even a job that has a balance of both components that would allow me to thrive? When I was applying to TeamWell Health, I didn’t have many expectations, and surely didn’t expect that the job would be the perfect fit for me now.

By: Katherine Alexi Reyes 4203 reads | 0 comments
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Part 1: The Proverbial Foot in the Door

Research

Feeling stuck on the outside of the job market looking in? Need experience for a job but a job for experience? Read how one Master of Resource Management candidate made his way out of “the trap”.

By: Stephen Chastain 4954 reads | 0 comments
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In the Absence of Clarity, Take Action

career exploration

Fourth year, Kinesiology student, Alexandra Lukac, shares how taking action allowed her to navigate her co-op journey. 

By: Alexandra Lukac 4509 reads | 0 comments
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Laser Beams and Spinal Hygiene

Performance Health Group

I landed my first ever co-op placement as a Chiropractic Assistant and Laser Technician. Now, you may be asking what exactly is a ‘Laser Technician’ and how are lasers related to chiropractic? Moreover, what on earth does hygiene have to do with our spines and why is this important for rehabilitation?

By: Jennifer To 3796 reads | 0 comments
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