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I Did a Work Term Extension and So Should You!

Co-op

Accepting a job with SFU International Co-op, Christy only expected to complete a four-month work term. This all changed when she was offered a work term extension. If you’re considering whether or not you should accept a work term extension, Christy has three big reasons why you should. 

By: Christy Liu 11148 reads | 0 comments
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International Spotlight: Singapore

Asia

Singapore is a thriving cosmopolitan society where people live harmoniously, and interaction among different races is commonly seen. The mixture of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences, has given way to an abundance and variety of scrumptious food that this vibrant island is widely known for. Learn how to speak 'Singlish' and enjoy the hot, tropical weather!

By: Melanie Woo 9372 reads | 0 comments
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International Spotlight: Germany!

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Work and live in Germany, where fresh baked goods and sausages wake you up in the morning, new and exciting experiences await you and monuments filled with centuries of history beam down at you as you make your way to work.

By: Melanie Woo 8488 reads | 0 comments
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International Spotlight: India!

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With a splash of colors embedded in a fervent and deep culture, where history seems to have no beginning and end, India nurtures her inhabitants. Tradition of tolerance and the togetherness/fusion seen in the family and racial harmony, add to the vitality and variety of Indian life and fundamental values inspire each generation. Read on to set the wheels in motion for your international experience in India!

By: Melanie Woo 11496 reads | 0 comments
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Taking a Risk Pays Off Internationally

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Working internationally can open new career doors, offer opportunities to travel, and even lead to a permanent position - just ask Safia Kassam, SFU Kinesiology Co-op student.

By: Safia Kassam 5092 reads | 0 comments
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Sheena Takes On the Mumbai Marketing Scene

Co-operative Education

In her third year as a Communication major, Sheena Rupani returns home to Mumbai, India and proves that an SFU student has what it takes to compete on the international marketing scene. In a setting where high stakes rely on time management and clear cross-cultural communication, this international co-op celebrity takes self-directed study to the next level.

By: Adam Brayford 6095 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Japan: 9-month Internship at NTT, Yokosuka, Japan

Co-operative Education

thumbnail pictureCo-op Japan: 9 months in Japan can seem like a long time away from the comforts of SFU. But as we all know, if you’re having fun, time flies. For Duncan Chan, all he saw was time fly as he experienced life in Japan like no other. He worked his Co-op work terms, developed friendships, and gained new skills he can utilize in the future – everything he did in Japan was that once in a lifetime opportunity and he took it until the very end.

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Adventures in China with CIBT

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Each semester, the International Co-op office posts a multitude of Co-op jobs for students looking to have a unique, some would say life-changing, experience by going to work outside of Canada. Many of the positions open to students from all faculties are for English instructors. Find out more about Ben's experience teaching English in China...
By: Ben Carson 7355 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Work Term in Gaborone: Part 1 - Dumela (Hello) Botswana

International

Health Sciences Co-op student Kaleigh Banister is spending the spring semester in Gabarone on a Co-op work term with the Cancer Association of Botswana. In Part 1 of her series, Kaleigh arrives in Gabarone and begins to adjust to life in the slow lane.

By: Kaleigh Banister 5938 reads | 0 comments
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Minding the Gaps While Working Abroad

International Co-op

'Please mind the gap'. To those who have visited England's transportation system these words of caution are heard throughout the day. But for Co-op alumnus Jeanette LeBlanc, the words took on new meaning while working in London during her year-long adventure.

By: Jeanette LeBlanc 5581 reads | 0 comments
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