Posts for Current graduate students

Trial and error: finding your passion through co-op

Hannah Teetzel standing in front of Secretariat logo

Hannah Teetzel (she/her) is a fourth-year Math and Business Administration student. In her blog, Hannah discusses finding her passion through unique co-ops, learning from all her experiences and the importance of being there for one another in the workplace.


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Finding passion in the workplace through physiotherapy

Claire Lemon at work on desk

Claire Lemon (she/her), a fourth-year Kinesiology student, shares her journey from being a co-op student herself to now supervising new co-op students, the importance of building connections in the workplace and always putting her patients’ comfort first.

Putting your best foot forward into physics and computer science research

Jessica Bohm smiling while standing in front of staircase

The Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Mathematics is Jessica Bohm (she/her). Jessica combined her passion for computer science and curiosity for physics at TRIUMF.

Renewable solutions: problem solving in the energy sector

Frances Hallen smiling while standing in front of staircase

Frances Hallen (she/her) is the Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Engineering this year.

Making impacts to quality of life through scientific research

Milena Gojsevic smiling while standing in front of staircase

Milena Gojsevic (she/her) is the Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Science. During her work term at Sunnybrook Hospital, she displayed commitment and curiosity towards scientific research.

Turning co-op dreams into reality through genetic counselling

Danielle Lebowitz smiling while standing in front of staircase

This year’s Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Health is fourth-year Health Studies student Danielle Lebowitz (she/her).

Making the best out of waste: a greener future

Avery Sudsbury smiling while standing in front of staircase

Avery Sudsbury’s (she/her) passion and curiosity for the waste industry, demonstrated during her work term at the Engineering and Environmental Services, Region of Waterloo, has earned her the title of 

Working towards a better future: a public service student’s journey

Stephanie Davis smiling while standing in front of staircase

Stephanie Davis (she/her) is a Master of Public Service student in her second year.

Diversifying your work experience through co-op

Headshot of Vanessa Vanpopic smiling.

Vanessa Vanpopic (she/her) is in her fifth year of Honours Arts and Business majoring in Legal Studies. Completing five work terms in four different positions across three companies, Vanessa shares the value of diversifying your work experiences.

Co-op for a better community

Vanessa Cerqueira standing under a tent, behind a table with cardboard boxes, holding a donations can.

Vanessa Cerqueira (she/her), is a fourth-year Honours Arts and Business student majoring in Legal Studies. She shares how through her five co-op terms, she’s built conversational skills, found a home away from home courtesy of the Co-op for Social Good program and how she’s been able to give back to the community she grew up in.

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