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The EnLIGHTening Experience of Working for a Small Business

Co-op Reflections

Chelsea did her co-op at a relatively small lighting agency, Inter-Lite Sales, in greater Vancouver; but she learned about much more than lighting. Read why Chelsea believes every student should work for at least one small business to round out their co-op experience.

By: Chelsea Schmidt 11784 reads | 0 comments
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An Inspiring Co-op Experience

Co-operative Education

There was a point in my degree when I started to question whether I had chosen the right path. Is this the career I want to spend the rest of my life in? Are these the people I want to surround myself with day-in and day-out? Find out how co-op answered these questions.  

By: Ashly Hill 1639 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Toronto: My Experience Working for the Ontario Public Service

Student Achievement Division

Are you a student who, like me, has struggled deciding what career path best suits you? Have you ever wondered what it was like to work in Toronto? Are you considering a career in public service? If you answered yes to any of these, read my post! 

By: Kory Szostak 7137 reads | 0 comments
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Who Knew Co-op Would Confirm My Career Choice and More!

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

As a fourth year Biomedical Physiology student, I wished to pursue a career in family practice medicine. In this article, I share how my co-op at CHANGEpain Clinic confirmed my career path, but also went well beyond that. 

By: Amy (Amandeep) Gill 5196 reads | 0 comments
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Graduate Co-op at SAP Vancouver

SAP

Tong completed a year-long co-op work term at SAP's Vancouver office. Click to find out what it's like working for a world leading enterprise software development company. 

By: Tong Wang 7363 reads | 0 comments
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Life in Ontario: My Co-op at BlackBerry

During the Work Term

Living in a new city while taking on a new job serves as both a challenge and reward. In this blog post, I share the rewarding experiences I’ve had during my co-op in Ontario and explain why doing co-op outside of BC is worth it. 

By: Nathan Lee 6678 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips to Achieve a Diverse Co-op Experience

Workplace Success

Want to work in different sectors during your co-op work terms and gain diverse experiences? Learn how you can diversify your co-op experience and leverage your skills by reading these five tips! 

 
By: Nakita Cheung 2913 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience at SAP

Graduate Students

My co-op terms have given me the ability to explore potential career choices and build invaluable work experience as well as helped me to craft my own career path. Read on to discover my co-op journey and why I highly recommend pursuing co-op with SAP. 

By: Subir Ranjan 9946 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Laurie Dawkins

Professional

Like a modern day Goldilocks, Laurie Dawkins, a Communication Co-op alumna, spent many years trying out various roles to find the one that was just right. Now, as an award-winning, senior communications professional, Laurie shared how her experience with SFU Co-op shaped how she approached her career.

By: Pauline Leoncio 10434 reads | 0 comments
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Discovering Abilities with Developmental Disabilities Association

Developmental Disabilities Association

Since applying to the Kinesiology program at SFU, I knew one day I wanted to work as an Occupational Therapist. I spent time volunteering in recreation-based work, but when it came time to apply for a co-op, I decided to expand into the realm of teaching life skills.

By: Lois Lee 8608 reads | 0 comments
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