Posts for Current students

From space to research, engineering covers all grounds

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Emily Steiner (she/her), a fourth-year Mechatronics Engineering student, walks us through her co-op experiences and dives into how her work terms shaped her career aspirations.

A humanitarian outlook on Health Science

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Mariam Toluwalashe Omilabu is a fourth-year Health Studies student with a Pre-Clinal Specialization. She talks about her impactful co-op experiences and identifies some significant outcomes of her time in the healthcare industry so far. 

How to rock your in-person interview

Two co-op students sitting in Tatham Centre preparing for their interviews.

It’s spring 2023, co-ops! Not only does this term represent a new opportunity for all of us to make our early career marks but it also represents the return of in-person interviews at Tatham Centre (TC)!

Discovering the world of earth and space science

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Anthony Girmenia (he/him), a third-year Physics and Astronomy student, shares his experience working in research positions and describes the remarkable projects he has worked on over the last few years.  

Finding your way when things don’t go as planned

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Paniz Ojaghi (she/her), a second year Software Engineering student talks about her first attempt at the co-op application process and discusses how she navigated employment in the engineering field.

The passionate pursuit of sustainability

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Michelle Angkasa (she/they), a fourth-year Environment and Business student explains their role in protecting the environment through co-op and dissects how they integrate their passion for policy in all their initiatives.

Exploring research in physics

Backpacking in Mt Seymour Provincial Park, BC

My name is Maggie, and I am in my third year of Physics and Astronomy!

How co-op led me to product management

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Ravicha Ravinthiran, a fourth-year Science and Business student, recaps her journey with co-op and finding full-time employment as a Product Manager. She also shares her advice on the process of finding a job.

Working on robots in Germany

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Maya Rukavina-Nolsoe is a third-year student in Mechanical Engineering. She talks about her experience on an international co-op term in Germany and shares how she balances her interest in travel and her passion for robotics.

Dominating the field of civil engineering one co-op at a time

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Sarra Alhassan, a fourth-year Civil Engineering student pursuing the Management Sciences option, reflects on her various co-op positions and discusses how each role shaped her passion for an entrepreneurial, philanthropic and impactful career in the future.

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