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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

OLC Blog

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 10635 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

Work Environment

During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 12402 reads | 0 comments
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Where Are They Now? Profile: Eric Cai

Alumni

SFU alumnus, Eric Cai provides his insights and reflections of the journey to work after graduation, discussing challenges faced and goals reached along the way.

By: Eric Cai 9074 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Top Tip Lists

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 6686 reads | 0 comments
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Top 3 Reasons to Consider an Extension and Job Rotation

Waterloo

Kim began her co-op work term at BlackBerry despite having never applied for the position. This opportunity sparked her interest in tech, which resulted in an extension and job rotation. In this article, Kim presents 3 reasons why you too should accept a co-op extension and job rotation.

By: Kim Leung 10376 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Communique

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 10741 reads | 0 comments
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From Classroom to Cubicle: How My Student Skills Led to Co-op Success

Business

Once you land a job, the skills you’ve learned in your classes make surprising appearances in the workforce. Discover how Rebecca’s ability to navigate university helped her attain co-op success!

By: Rebecca Chong 9811 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Do a Co-op Term with the Feds? (The Answer is Yes)

Service Canada

Emily recounts her co-op term working with the Feds at Service Canada. 

By: Emily Edwards 9067 reads | 0 comments
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Action Talk #3: Highlights

Action Talk

A recap of the third Action Talk event held at SFU Woodward’s. 

By: Kevin Day 1151 reads | 0 comments
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Changing Attitudes to Debunk Co-op Myths

Co-operative Education

Oftentimes, we allow ourselves to believe we are not good enough. In this post, I debunk 5 co-op myths of self-defeat allowing you to rise to any challenge.

By: Cherlene E. Chang 9593 reads | 0 comments
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