As I arrive back in Canada, I am reminded of the incredible study abroad experience I've had at Singapore Management University (SMU).
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My Co-op at Maple Ridge Physiotherapy and Pain Clinic has been valuable.
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.
As I approach the end of my undergraduate degree, I can’t help but feel a mix of emotions.
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
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.
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
Having a very amazing experience at the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England.
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.
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.
Studying abroad in a foreign country is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that can greatly benefit your personal and academic growth.
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.
Life as an international student can be a whirlwind of emotions.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Participating in the SFU Co-op program has been one of the best decisions I have made in my undergraduate career.
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.
There is nothing to lose in applying for a job you have no experience in.
One of the tasks I had to fulfill was coordinate group tours for SFU prospective students and SFU Alumnus.
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
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.
“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.
These days, I often romanticize my life while biking to school along Swedish canals or munching on kanelbulle (cinnamon buns).
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.
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.
Belmar is a leading CRM consulting firm with remarkable expertise in analyzing and delivering business solutions on the number one cloud platform, Salesforce.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beedie Co-op student, Chris Lum, reflects on their time as an Analyst Intern at Baker Tilly.
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.
I transferred into SFU online - during the pandemic and as soon as I did, I travelled back to my home country, India.
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.
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.
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
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.
"During the second semester of my first year, my mom was diagnosed with cancer for the second time in her life.
"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
"I joined Fraser Health as a co-op student for the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 term.
During my second co-op term I was fortunate enough to be employed with the Washington Kids Foundation.
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.
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.
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
I’m Vera-Ellen (or rather, just Vera), a PhD Candidate in Victoria Claydon’s lab.
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.