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Unforgettable Adventures and Cultural Immersion: My Singapore Management University Exchange Experience
My Fantastic Singapore Exchange Experience

As I arrive back in Canada, I am reminded of the incredible study abroad experience I've had at Singapore Management University (SMU).

Finding Confidence in the Workplace

As an international student close to graduation who didn't end up completing a co-op opportunity because of COVID, I think the opportunities offered by the Career Boost Progr

A Week in My Life as an OLC Content Creator

Creativity and a chance to develop skills through first hand experience are aspects that I always look out for when pursuing any project or role.

My First BPK Co-op Experience

If you’re looking for your first co-op position like I was, you’re applying to every job you could possibly be qualified for and a few that you might not be.

Experiment Planning for Lithium-Ion Battery Cells

I am very proud to work at a company like E-One Moli Energy! It has been a really interesting 3 months, spending time learning how lithium ion battery cell chemistry works in more detail than I would otherwise have access to.

No Regrets: My First Month Abroad in Australia

Studying abroad was something I knew I wanted to do, but when I landed in Melbourne last month in smoldering 40-degree temperature, I wondered whether Australia was the right choice.

My Swedish Exchange at One of the Oldest Universities in the World – Est. 1477

Life is full of surprises, and it's often the most exciting and eventful moments that happen in a flash. Just like that, I’m already in my 5th year of studies nearing the end of my undergraduate career.

Learning in a New Environment

My Co-op at Maple Ridge Physiotherapy and Pain Clinic has been valuable.

Discovering the Eternal City

Studying in Rome has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I have always been fascinated by the rich history and culture of this ancient city. The opportunity to immerse myself in this city changed my life.

Fears and Triumphs: Reflecting on my Last Year at SFU

As I approach the end of my undergraduate degree, I can’t help but feel a mix of emotions.

Expanding Horizons: How Living Abroad in Sydney Transformed Me as a Student and Person

As someone who has had the privilege of living abroad in Sydney, I can confidently say that it has been an incredible opportunity to learn and grow both as a student and an individual. From the moment I arrived, I was struck by the city's vibrant

Striking a Balance Between School & Exploration

Studying abroad in Taiwan has been an incredible and eye-opening experience for me. I have been exploring the country's rich culture, delicious food, and beautiful scenery.

From Idea to Reality: The Creation of a Black Student Career Resources Guide

As a Person of Colour who works as a Career Peer Advisor, I have been exposed to the difficulties faced by both myself, my colleagues, and my clients when it comes to finding and maintaining employment due to systemic barriers and d

Reflection on Being Independent

Having a very amazing experience at the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England.

Working in Cyber Security

Gaining real-world experience while still in school? That’s exactly what Omar, our MPCS student, did during his co-op at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories.

Travelling Alone

During my exchange in Birmingham, England, I traveled a lot alone to other parts of the UK and nearby European countries. I went on a trip to Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany all by myself.

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Studying abroad in a foreign country is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that can greatly benefit your personal and academic growth.

Wrapping Up My Study Abroad Semester

Exchange has helped me learn more about myself and become more independent since you’re forced to do things on your own and are responsible for your wellbeing.

International Student Life: The Experience

Life as an international student can be a whirlwind of emotions.

Day in the Life: Human Resources Co-op at MineSense Technologies Ltd.

The name of the organization I worked for during my first co-op work term is

Venturing Into Unfamiliar Territory

For my first ever coop term, I was very lucky to be offered a position as a content creator/manager assistant at Ezreal Armwrestling Club.

Embracing Uncertainty: Navigating the End of My Degree

The big question after we graduate from university is always: What are you going to do? What are you planning to work as? Where are you gonna go after university?

Taking the Leap and Crossing the Ocean to Scotland

Ever since I started at SFU I knew that I wanted to do a semester abroad. Being a little over halfway through my exchange, I can safely say that this experience has exceeded any expectations I had before leaving.

Pause, Play, and Progress: A glimpse into Paediatric Physiotherapy

I knew I wanted to work with children and with my past experience in other multidisciplinary clinics, I decided to pursue just that by reaching out to the best one I could find. After all, we have the power to create our own opportunities.

Introduction To Healthcare - Working As An MOA

Participating in the SFU Co-op program has been one of the best decisions I have made in my undergraduate career.

Harmonizing Life and Work

When I began my studies at SFU, I remember being told I couldn't handle the stress of a full course load. I was told to take two courses because of my learning disabilities.

So, I took four.

Reward Yourself by Taking a Leap of Faith

There is nothing to lose in applying for a job you have no experience in.

What I Learned as a Campus Tour Coordinator at SFU
My Work Duties

One of the tasks I had to fulfill was coordinate group tours for SFU prospective students and SFU Alumnus.

Interning as a Business Analyst at Samsung

While working at Samsung as a Business Analyst, I was responsible for generating weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports to monitor the performance of various Knox products and solutions, whi

My Time as a Financial Systems Analyst at Methanex Corporation

I worked in the Financial Systems Analyst role in the IT department at Methanex. More specifically, I worked with Oracle Solutions, a team within the IT department.

My Semester at Mark Anthony Group

“As a People Operations Co-op at White Claw Canada, Stefanie has conducted full-cycle recruitment activities including job scoping, sourcing, screening, interviewing, and job offers.

An Enriching Swedish Exchange

These days, I often romanticize my life while biking to school along Swedish canals or munching on kanelbulle (cinnamon buns).

When “NTU” Stands for a New, Thrilling and Unique Experience

Studying abroad has always been on my to-do list ever since I was in high school, but I wasn’t really able to make my dream come true until the Fall of 2022 due to the ongoing pandemic.

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Interning abroad has always been something I wanted to do, however, adjusting to a new cultural setting, being immersed in a new field of work, and moving to a place where I didn't know anyone were challenges I had to be ready to face.

Interning as a Salesforce Consultant at Belmar Consulting Group

Belmar is a leading CRM consulting firm with remarkable expertise in analyzing and delivering business solutions on the number one cloud platform, Salesforce.

Why a Sociology Major?

Prior to declaring my major in Sociology, I struggled to decide on an area of concentration. Knowing what field I wanted to pursue further studies in was a challenge.

First Month of Studying Abroad in Amsterdam

People often ask me why I chose Amsterdam as my destination for Study Abroad. To be quite honest, my first choice was Copenhagen but another student snatched that spot before me.

My Journey into the World of Podcasting

Trying a new skill is often something you look for when applying to a new job, and this was no different when I came into my position as a content creator for the OLC last January.

A Day in the The Life of a WorkSafeBC Co-op Student

I’m currently working at WorkSafeBC as a co-op student in the Payment Review and Compliance department. This is my second work term at the organization.

Working Remotely as a Marketing Intern

What organization did you work for and what was your role?

I’m working as a Marketing Intern for AltumView System, a technology start-up company in Vancouver.

Through the Eyes of an Appnovator

I am on an eight-month co-op at Appnovation Technologies as a Go-To-Market Opportunities Coordinator. This position is very cross-functional in that I work on tasks requested by various departments within the organization.

Reflections from an Accounting Firm Internship

Beedie Co-op student, Chris Lum, reflects on their time as an Analyst Intern at Baker Tilly.


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Anna's Journey in the Racing Readers Program

Hello Reader! My name is Anna Markovic, I am a 4th year Psychology Major who is also completing a minor in counselling and human development, as well as a Hellenic Studies Certificate.

The Power of Reaching Out

I transferred into SFU online - during the pandemic and as soon as I did, I travelled back to my home country, India.

My Passion in Raising Awareness for Disability Issues

My job at the SFSS as the Accessibility Designated Assistant helped me learn about what steps SFU could take to raise awareness of disability issues and make campus events more accessible.

Clarity Takes Time

I remember the fall semester of grade 12 so clearly—I was so stressed out about choosing a major when I was applying to universities.

Mental Health Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Associate professor and Distinguished University Professor Lara Aknin was recently interviewed as part of the SFU Research Scholarly Impact of the Week series, for her stud

Investigating Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Vulnerable Persons

An interview with professor Allen Thornton was recently featured as part of the SFU Research Scholarly Impact of the Week series, focusing on his latest study.

Grief and Resilience

"During the second semester of my first year, my mom was diagnosed with cancer for the second time in her life.

What the Lab Has Taught Me

"While completing my undergraduate degree at SFU, I had the opportunity to assist with various projects at the Adolescent Risk and Resilience Lab and at

But First, You Have to Take The Leap

"I joined Fraser Health as a co-op student for the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 term.

Building Strong Kids

During my second co-op term I was fortunate enough to be employed with the Washington Kids Foundation.

Working from Home with Health Canada

Since the COVID-19 pandemic has hit, many jobs have turned to delivering work remotely. From September 2021 through May 2022, I have been placed in a co-op position as a Student Compliance and Enforcement Officer at Health Canada.

Working in Communications in the ISC

Get to know the ISC staff!

Hello Everyone! My name is Audrey Heath and I am excited to begin my Co-op experience by joining the ISC team.

Self-Compassion as a Buffer to Mental Health Challenges

Victoria Brown is a second-year psychology major and counselling and human development minor who won first place in the 2021 SLC Undergraduate Writing Contest (Middle Ye

Explore Your Options As a Graduate Student

I’m Vera-Ellen (or rather, just Vera), a PhD Candidate in Victoria Claydon’s lab.

Take A Break

My name is Kyle, and I’m a PhD student in the Molecular Cardiac Physiology Group (MCPG), specifically in Tom Claydon’s lab. I only got involved in research during my final year of undergrad but fell in love with it.