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Through her unique Co-op term at UBC, Lina has been able to connect theory with practice, two elements that are crucial to achieving workplace success.

Ebony’s experience in the co-op program gave her the opportunity to complement her coursework with professional practice that increased the value of her degree. Her co-op work terms as a Student Librarian at UBC Library paved the way for her up and coming career as a Librarian.

Jessica Woolman went into co-op wanting to dabble in as many areas as she could, and her experiences helped her choose what work she found the most satisfying.

As a result of her co-op term, Danielle notes that she is a step ahead in terms of reaching her career goals: “My co-op undoubtedly provided me with an opportunity to explore my interest in collections and technical services, opened doors for further work opportunities, and propelled me forward on my career path.”