RIM

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Working in the Tech Industry: Boldly Going in a New Direction

Ottawa

It was the beginning of my second year at SFU when I was presented with a golden opportunity: I had 24 hours to decide whether or not I would accept an 8 month Co-op position at Blackberry in Ottawa,  4,300 km away from my family, my friends and my life. I was intimidated – to say the least.

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Taste of BlackBerry Fruitful for Co-op Students

BlackBerry

SFU students involved in Co-op work terms at BlackBerry (one of the program’s biggest employers) are getting more than a hands-on experience. Many are landing plum positions. Last year alone, 263 SFU students completed terms with the high profile company.

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If I Could Only Offer Three Pieces of Advice . . .

Co-op

I would say to never give up, to really spend time tailoring the cover letter to the employer, and to apply for jobs that you may not initially like…because you never know what’s out there until you explore the opportunities!

By: Christie Wong 523 reads | 0 comments
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Employer Profile: Research In Motion

RIM

Are you interested in working at Research In Motion? Read on to find out what RIM looks for in a Co-op student hire!

 

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Always on, Always Connected: Working at Research in Motion

Work Search

Jenny Xu spent two co-op work terms with the Marketing Intelligence team at Research In Motion (RIM), the makers of the iconic BlackBerry mobile device. Read on to find out more about her experiences working at RIM.

By: Jenny Xu 1825 reads | 0 comments
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Simon Kwok: Working at RIM

SIAT

From working at RIM (Research In Motion) for a year before graduating, SIAT convocation speaker Simon Kwok shares the bits and bytes of his Co-op work experience as an interaction designer in Toronto.

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