Economics

As a Business Programs Assistant, Prerna was able to expand upon her classroom learnings in Economics and International Relations at the workplace.

For her exceptional contributions to the BC Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology, Bashara was honoured as the 2019 University Co-op Student of the Year by the Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning in BC/Yukon.

John utilized his academic skills to expand his knowledge of sales and leadership while working at a tech start-up.

Viet’s Co-op experiences as a Research Assistant and Strategy Analyst helped him learn the technical skills that led him to his dream career as an Economist for the Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Working at organizations that advocate for community development and investment helped Namomba to discover her interest in impact investment and social entrepreneurship.

Throughout his co-op terms, Jason was able to improve his data analysis skills with hands-on experience in solving business problems, providing him with inside access to the public research industry post-graduation.

Through co-op, Sarah has had the opportunity to work in a variety of sectors with different companies and has figured out what she values in a position beyond the job description.

2011 Student of the Year winner Sophia Kim says her co-op experiences at Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada helped to land her “dream job” at the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco/Silicon Valley.

Rie connected her academics to her co-op terms and gained the experiences and skills to give her a head start after she graduates.

With 8 months of international work experience and knowledge of the ins-and-outs of cross-cultural dialogue under her belt, Arts Co-op student Karen has gained an impressive range of transferable skills that will set her apart in the eyes of future employers.