Posts for Current students

From no experience to a loaded resume

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My co-op journey

Hi! I just graduated in June from Environment and Business with a co-op distinction.

Navigating German culture on co-op

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Prakriti, a fourth-year biology student doing a specialization in molecular genetics, shares her co-op adventure going overseas.  

Building a global architectural resume

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Serena Zoe Valles, a fourth-year Architectural Engineering student, shares how she took advantage of international co-op opportunities to build her architectural resume. 

What you study doesn’t have to be what you do

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Saurav Gurhale, fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student, tells his story of how co-op completely changed his future career path.

The pivot from web developer to stock trading

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Stefan Zivkovic, a third-year Management Engineering student shares his co-op experiences and how he went from a web developer to stock trading in two years.


Term 1: Systems and process engineer at Epic Parking Control Services, Canada.

Term 2: Web developer at Horizn, Canada.

Working on the future of space technology

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As a child, Isaac found his passion for astronomy by looking at the brightest stars in the night sky. Today, Isaac is a recipient of the Co-op Student of the Year Award for his work at the Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre (HAA) in the National Research Council Canada (NRC).

Find your path to sustainability

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Breanna DeFreitas (she/her) is in her fourth year, studying Geography and Environmental Management, specializing in Climate Change and Environment. She is the recipient of the Co-op Student of the Year Award for the Faculty of Environment. Breanna delves into the details of her journey at Evolugen by Brookfield Renewable, who nominated her for this recognition.

Engineering mindset meets scientific problems

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Jennifer Tsai (she/her), a third-year Biomedical Engineering student is the recipient of the Co-op Student of the Year Award for the Faculty of Engineering. Jennifer’s curiosity in science mixed with her engineering skills put her on track to great achievements in her co-op positions. She is being recognized for her incredible work at the Cembrowski Lab at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Growing a passion for public service through co-op

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Jeremy Ernest (he/him) is in his second year of the Master of Public Service program. CEE is recognizing him for his achievements during his co-op term at the Treasury Board Secretariat (Ontario) with the Co-op Student of the Year Award for the Faculty of Arts. Jeremy shares the story behind his success and explains his motivation towards consistent and impactful work.

Confidence is your greatest asset in the workplace

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Alex Zhu (he/him) is a third-year student in the Computer and Financial Management program, in the Faculty of Math. He is a recipient of the Co-op Student of the Year Award for his role at Mastercard as an associate consultant intern. Alex discusses his journey navigating the corporate world while diversifying his professional skills.

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