News archive - March 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

Co-op student creates “Bot-tender” on his first work term

Bot-tender

By: Jillian Smith

Caleb Dueck, a first work-term co-op student in mechatronics engineering, created not one, but two robot bartenders while working at Eascan Automation in Winnipeg. The pair of robots, one for pouring and one for serving, can pour a perfect pint in just a minute and a half.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

6 examples of how to ask questions to help you make progress on your work

By Gloria Eid, Student Advisor for co-op students working in Western Canada

Question-asking is by far the most common theme addressed in my consultations with co-op students.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tips to reduce job search stress

Tips to reduce job search stress

Everyone finds job searches stressful. At least somewhat.

There are a lot of extra worries and added responsibilities that come with searching for work—and even more if you’re a co-op student! Top it off with courses, clubs, a social life, dealing with housing, managing finances, and hoping there are still finances to manage? No wonder we’re stressed.

So, how do we deal with all that job search stress?

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

HBC Industry Days offer unique networking opportunities to HRM students

Students applied to participate in this new and unique opportunity earlier in the term. The small group of students accepted spent the day learning about the different aspects of the HR field, got to network and job shadow senior staff at HBC.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Participate in National Co-op & WIL Week 2019!

National Co-op Week Logo

From March 18-22nd, 2019, Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL Canada) AND your school invite you to participate in a social media contest celebrating Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Week! This years’ contents will feature some amazing prizes and a chance for you to share your story of how working outside of your classroom has helped your education!