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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 1]: “Who here thinks Science is cool?!”

Science AL!VE

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 1325 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Reflections

Silicon Valley

Ian Brown shares both his experience working at Tesla Motors and Edwin Chand’s experience working at Apple, and their general thoughts about going to California to intern for co-op.  This is the second part of Ian’s and Edwin’s adventures, where Ian describes his observations about interning in California.

By: Ian Brown 1814 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

Volunteering

Be an advocate for gender equality, and volunteer with the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women's Shelter. They are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing support to women who may be experiencing sexual or physical abuse. Click through to read more!

By: Loren Catotal 1752 reads | 0 comments
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Wanted: Individuals Desiring An Adventure

ENGAGE

Looking to travel to a foreign country? Try something new? Meet some new people? You and AID could be a perfect match!

By: Esther Wei 1442 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Preparing

Engineering

Ian Brown shares both his experience working at Tesla Motors and Edwin Chand’s experience working at Apple, and their general thoughts about going to California to intern for co-op.  Ian and Edwin are both recently graduated from engineering, and share their perspective on relocating to California for a co-op position.  In this article Ian describes the preparation and going to California

By: Ian Brown 3496 reads | 0 comments
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How to Research a Company: What to Look For

Interviews

Have an interview coming up? Remember to research the company first. Co-op student Katya delivers key tips on how to sharpen your focus and know exactly where to look for the information you need.

By: Katya Pokrovskaya 2947 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Stategic Plan [Part 1]: What is it?

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Do you know how SFU decides how to Indigenize the University?

 

By: Laura Forsythe 2239 reads | 0 comments
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Do You Have What it Takes to Work for Multiple People?

Communication

Working for multiple people may sound daunting, but the experience has taught me some very valuable skills. Here are the three I found were the most important to utilize when working for many people at once.

By: Kristine Wu 2363 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

keys to success

When trying to get hired, I hardly considered the prospect of actually working. I was more concerned with building professional resumes and appearing impressive at interviews. Upon landing my first co-op, however, I suddenly realized that I would need to perform in a strange, new environment – one I knew nothing about!

By: Miranda Lindsay 2870 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 4]: Finding the Right Job

Co-operative Education

Are you a Computing Science Co-op Student and wondering what the right job is for you?  How do you decide what the right job is for you, especially when software is becoming a huge part in every industry? Dylan breaks down “finding the right job”.  This is part four of four.

By: Dylan Hawkins 1267 reads | 0 comments
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