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Isabel Chan: Working in the Healthcare Sector as a Designer

Interactive Arts & Technology student, Isabel, describes her exciting co-op job that included reimaging Fraser Health Career's social media visual presence.

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Take Initiative & Leave Your Mark: Insight into Working in a Multidisciplinary Medical Clinic

Make an impact by breaking ground with new ideas and spearheading new proposals. Taking Initiative can have a long-lasting impact on one’s career. Read about how I jumped out of my comfort zone and directed the start of the Active Rehabilitation program in a multidisciplinary medical clinic.

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Research and Design: Reflection and Learning with the City of Surrey

Mimi's co-op as a UX Designer at the City of Surrey provided opportunities to improve user experience by creating digital solutions for city services through user-centered design. Read her story, here. 

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From School to Designing for the City of Surrey

Read about Allison's co-op experience with the City of Surrey and learn what it is like working in government organisations.

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Life of a Design Student: Reflections and Learning

Interactive Arts & Technology student, Fahad Hasany shares how co-op taught him to be confident learning the tools of the trade with the City of Surrey. 

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Fusion Festival

Imagine visiting Japan, India, Ireland and many other iconic countries all from the comfort of a local neighborhood park. Fusion Festival, allows thousands of locals and out of province guests to experience different cultures, art, musical extravaganzas right in the heart of Surrey. 

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My Time as a Safe Software Co-op

What do Dungeons & Dragons and whitewater rafting have to do with software development? Aidan did an 8-month co-op work term at Safe Software where he participated in many such team building activities. Here, he discusses Safe's amazing work culture and shares thoughts from his experience. 

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My Racing Readers Journey

In the short amount of time I volunteered with Racing Readers, I learned a lot about myself. I also realized how much of an influence I could potentially have on others, which pushed me to be even better. This is my journey with the Racing Readers program.  

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John Howard Society - Hobden House

Theresa did her co-op as a residence worker.  She shares about her learning experiences and her future goals.

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How Do You Engage the World? Start by Engaging in Surrey

Learn about the Racing Readers program, and discover how you can "engage the world" as a volunteer.

Celina and her coworkers at Racing readers
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A Typical Day at Racing Readers

Learn what it is like to volunteer for Racing Readers. Celina shares her typical day volunteering for the program.

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