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My Computing Science Graduate Co-op Experience: [Part 1] My Journey to Broadcom

Applied Sciences

Did you know the School of Computing Science has a co-op program for graduate students?  Evgeny was thrilled when he found out and because of the program he was able to land a job with everything he was looking for.

By: Evgeny Vinnik 2688 reads | 0 comments
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Leo's CRA Journey: [Part 2] Learning on the Job

Business

Leo Ng is a fifth year BBA candidate in the SFU Beedie co-op program who worked for Canada Revenue Agency for 8 months.  In this article of his three-part series, he shares his experience learning on the job.

 

By: Leo Ng 2367 reads | 0 comments
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Leo's CRA Journey: [Part 1] Training for the Role

Co-operative Education

Leo Ng is a fifth year BBA candidate in the SFU Beedie co-op program.  He worked at Canada Revenue Agency for 8 months.  He shares what it was like to train for his role as a Taxpayer Services Agent.

By: Leo Ng 3741 reads | 0 comments
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Taking on a Second Degree: [Part 3] My Second Work Term at IBM

Co-op Reflections

Patrick started his career as an elementary school teacher and now he is completing SFU’s Computing Science Second degree program.  Patrick shares his experience of transitioning from teacher to computing science, his first co-op at Malaspina, and here he shares his second co-op experience.

By: Patrick Underwood 2010 reads | 0 comments
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Give Oil and Gas a Chance: 5 Reasons to Consider the Energy Sector

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Communication Co-op Student and SCOY 2014 winner, Denisa Orlandea,  never anticipated completing all 4 co-op terms in the oil and gas industry, much less considering a career in it. Here are her favorite parts of working for the Oil and Gas industry.

By: Denisa Orlandea 4115 reads | 0 comments
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Taking on a Second Degree: [Part 2] My First Work Term at Malaspina Labs

IBM

Patrick started his career as an elementary school teacher and now he is completing SFU’s Computing Science Second degree program.  He shares how he got to the program and how co-op has been a great help!

By: Patrick Underwood 3394 reads | 0 comments
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Taking on a Second Degree: [Part 1] From Teaching to Computing Science

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Patrick started his career as an elementary school teacher and now he is completing SFU’s Computing Science Second degree program.  He shares how he got there and how co-op has been a great help!

By: Patrick Underwood 3377 reads | 0 comments
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Discovering Public Relations: The Beauty of a Practicum

Public Relations

Do you think practicums are not worthwhile? Think again! Natalie did her practicum at Elettra Communications for the SFU PR Certificate and she lists 3 reasons why practicums are worthwhile.

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Coach Talks: I Volunteer As… a Recruit?

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Have you ever thought volunteer opportunities can lead to your next job opportunity? One of the best ways to land your next job is to volunteer. This is an article on using volunteer opportunities as a strategic tool to get your next paid position.

By: Stephen Kaita 2411 reads | 0 comments
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Go With the Flow, Opportunity Will Come

Co-operative Education

As a co-op student you often get a lot of advice about the value of research based or industry based co-op.  According to Kay, sometimes we just need to sort out which one suits each indvidual best. Read on to learn about her experience with both research based and industry based co-op positions.

By: Kay Sze 3646 reads | 0 comments
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