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Growing Your Skills by the Hour: Working in a Fast-paced Start-up

Science

"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 1743 reads | 0 comments
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Enabling Data-Driven Decisions in a Big Data World: My Co-op at Activision (Demonware)

Big Data

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

By: David Quong 1895 reads | 0 comments
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We Belong to a Caring Institution

Science

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 2980 reads | 0 comments
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Benefits of Co-op for Joint Majors

Career Exploration

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 3189 reads | 0 comments
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Four Tips for Students Thinking of Pursuing International Co-op in Japan

International

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 3938 reads | 0 comments
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Extraverted Introvert: When You Love Helping People – But Not Too Much

Science

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 3636 reads | 0 comments
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Part 1: The Proverbial Foot in the Door

Resumes

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 4288 reads | 0 comments
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In the Absence of Clarity, Take Action

Sciences Co-op

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

By: Alexandra Lukac 3850 reads | 0 comments
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Laser Beams and Spinal Hygiene

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

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 3234 reads | 0 comments
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Why I took the Leap and Applied to Live and Teach in Korea

International

Like many others, as a senior student, I was still unsure of what direction I would take towards my future career. Teaching, lab work, and academia were all possibilities. 

By: Joyce Leung 12788 reads | 0 comments
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