Jim Carter graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Jim completed four Co-op work terms at; B.C. Athletics, SFU, Canadian forces Base Chilliwack and Downtown Nautilus Rehab Clinic. After graduation Jim became a fire fighter and is currently a Captain in the Port Coquitlam Fire Department. While working as a fire fighter Jim came back to SFU and completed a Masters degree and PhD. Dr. Carter has been a sessional instructor at SFU for the past 15 years and teaches courses in health and exercise physiology. Jim is also an instructor and research associate at the Justice Institute of B.C.
Dr. Jim Carter's Co-op Icon video was initially published on the SFU Co-op Youtube Channel on April 29, 2016.