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Experiencing what Life has to Offer, in Ottawa Ontario

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Moving away from home and starting a new job is both exciting and scary. This fall, Hannah began her first co-op term in Ottawa. Here she shares the ups and downs and why she would do it again in a heartbeat.

By: Hannah Weinkauf 1166 reads | 0 comments
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How to Capitalize on the Capital: My Insight into Ottawa

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Moving to Ottawa enabled me to grow in new ways, make lasting memories and provide insight into my career and life goals. This article provides steps to make your experience in Ottawa meaningful and will (hopefully) inspire you to make the move. 

By: Melissa Talbot 4629 reads | 0 comments
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New Co-op. New City. – Tips for Those Moving Away for the First Time

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Moving away from home is a life changing experience. It is a combination of exciting and scary, happy and sad, and everything in between. Throw in a new city and a new job and everything just intensifies. One of the first questions that come to mind are what do you do and where do you start?

By: Ronald Yeung 4878 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Sam Grandinetti @ Blackberry

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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.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 14247 reads | 0 comments
Type of Experience: 
Co-op Work Term
Organization Information
Organization: 
Research In Motion
Organization Sector: 
Technology
Organization Profile: 
Research In Motion is Canada's biggest technology company with branches spread throughout the world. The makers of the oringinal BlackBerry Smartphone, are still number 1 in South Africa, Middle East and parts of the UK.
City: 
Ottawa

I have worked for the past 8 months as a User Engagement Project Coordinator, working on the beta team to coordinate beta projects, deploy devices, and manage participants.

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Working For the Feds: An Interview with CIDA’s Executive Vice President, David Moloney

Co-operative Education

David Moloney, SFU’s Champion from the Federal Government, has described himself as someone who “…can’t decide what he wants to do when he grows up.” In this post, David provides insight into what governments are looking for when they hire. 

By: Emily Ross 1736 reads | 0 comments
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Canadian Co-op Adventure

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    Tired of the same ol Vancouver scene?  Want to travel, but think you cant because your student bank account is plummeting somewhere in the negatives?  If you said yes to both these questions, sounds like youre suffering from a classic case of travel bug blues.  But dont worry, theres a simple solution to your ailment.  Start searching for co-op jobs out of town!

By: coopcom 5192 reads | 0 comments
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Flying the Coop: A Change of Pace in Ottawa

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Through Arts Co-op, I landed a position which has helped me bridge the gap between education and the workforce, and has also provided me with valuable experience working in the Canadian public service.

By: Ryan Kitching 1856 reads | 0 comments
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