Simon was honoured as the 2016 iSchool MLIS co-op student of the year for his work term with McBride and District Public Library as the Student Intern – Library Promotions & Archival Assistant. In this role, Simon was responsible for facilitating the relationship between the local community and the library.
Rebecca received an honourable mention for the 2016 iSchool MAS Co-op Student of the Year Award. As Co-op Student Archivist with the Government of BC’s Ministry of Community, Sport, and Cultural Development, Rebecca appraised an impressive amount of more than 2,600 boxes of records from the BC Enterprise Corporation.
Lara – 2016’s iSchool MAS co-op student of the year – was honoured for her work term as Archives Project Assistant for UBC Okanagan Campus Library, Special Collections and Archives. One of her main responsibilities was to finalize “workflows for ingesting digitized collections into a shared online repository.”
Jennette received an honourable mention for the 2016 iSchool MLIS Co-op Student of the Year Award. As the Summer Intern Librarian at BGC Engineering, she spent most of her time in library operations, assisting with reference and cataloguing services.
Morrell Andrews received an honourable mention for the 2016 Arts Co-op Undergraduate Student of the Year Award. She was recognized for her co-op term as the Desk Officer for Global Affairs Canada, where her manager described her work as “above and beyond what would be normally expected of an undergraduate intern.”
Rebecca Peng was honoured as the 2016 Arts Co-op Undergraduate Student of the Year for her work term at PHEMI Systems, where her supervisor commended her as “the best marketing co-op student” she had worked with.
Three students talk about their Arts Co-op experience in these short videos.
Morrell, an International Relations major, discusses her Arts Co-op work experience and her summer work term at Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa.
Anjali, a Bachelor of International Economics student, shares her co-op work experience at Illuminate Consulting Group in San Francisco.
Lara, an English Honours major, tells us about her summer work term at the Vancouver Arts Colloquium Society.