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3 Tips for a Successful Internship Away from Home

Co-op Reflections

The beauty of working in a city away from home is that as much as it provides you with opportunities to advance your career, it provides you with even more opportunities for personal growth.

By: Charisse Trinidad 2600 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 1]: “Who here thinks Science is cool?!”

Series

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 1311 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Reflections

Co-operative Education

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 1796 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

opportunity

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 1720 reads | 0 comments
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Wanted: Individuals Desiring An Adventure

International

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 1429 reads | 0 comments
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A Summer In Silicon Valley: Preparing

Co-op Reflections

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 3466 reads | 0 comments
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How to Research a Company: What to Look For

Top Tip Lists

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 2928 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Stategic Plan [Part 1]: What is it?

Indigenous

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

 

By: Laura Forsythe 2227 reads | 0 comments
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Do You Have What it Takes to Work for Multiple People?

Workplace Success

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 2330 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Communique

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 2846 reads | 0 comments
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