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Tim Michel

SFU Staff
Co-operative Education

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Meet Tim!

Tim Michel is Secwepemc and brings a real breadth and depth of experiences to the Work-Integrated Learning Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (WIL/WDI) team. He is an Indigenous Education specialist who has worked as a lecturer at SFU in the Faculty of Education. Tim applied his Masters in Distance and Distributive Education in designing and delivering online and face-to-face courses for the Faculty of Education.

Recently Tim worked on the PILAR Tobacco research project in the Faculty of Health Sciences at SFU. Tim also spent ten years as the Aboriginal Coordinator for the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Land & Food Systems at the University of British Columbia.

Tim is here to help, guide, and help Indigenous students with WIL and Co-op education.

How Can I Meet With Tim Michel?

Office Hours: Mondays 9 am to 11 am on Zoom

Meeting ID:    980 717 7915

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To arrange a meeting on other days and times, please email

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Tim Michel

SFU Staff
Co-operative Education

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5 Paid Internships Available for Canadian Indigenous Students

Gaining work experience while still in university is a great way to prepare for life after graduation. Here are 5 organizations that offer internship programs for Indigenous students.

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Announcing New Course: Intro to WIL/Co-op for Indigenous Students

Have you heard? The course, “Introduction to WIL/Co-op for Indigenous students,” is coming in early May 2021. Tim Michel explains what this course offers and how you can register for it.

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Treaty Negotiations with INAC

Being an arts and social sciences student means having a vast variety of career options open to us. One of them being a treaty negotiator at Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)! Read Ryan's blog to find out more about what this position entails. 

My Eye-Opening Experience

Even before the first month of my one year co-op contract with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) was over, I knew that my co-op experience was going to be different from what I had ever suspected I was getting myself into.

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Introducing Tim Michel, WIL Indigenous Coordinator
Indigenous Co-op, Prospective, New

Meet Tim Michel! He is the Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Indigenous Coordinator and here to help you out with your experiential learning journey at SFU. Read to learn more about Tim and how you can meet him for further information about Co-op.

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Work at One of the Big Four Accounting Firms: PwC

Ever wondered what it would be like working for one of the big four accounting firms? Cameron shares his insight into working for PwC and their Audit and Assurance division, including key responsibilities and advice to help you succeed!

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The 3-Minute Co-op Competition: Day Two

On October 7th and 8th 2013, WIL hosted SFU's first Three Minute Co-op Competition. 31 students presented on their Co-op experience, competing for cash prizes. Read a recap of the final 15 presenters.

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Invest in the Unexpected: Why You Should Join Co-op and Share Your Story with the OLC

Taylor joined SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator, Trina Setah, as a Work-Study student to help promote co-op to SFU’s Indigenous community. Read about Taylor’s personal experience with co-op, and why she thinks you should join too.