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Rishabh’s experience at UGM taught him how success can be achieved in the professional world through different skills including data management, event planning, and teamwork.

August had the opportunity to polish many technical and soft skills by bringing the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Ball to fruition.

Stephanie is our 2018/2019 Honourable Mention for iSchool MLIS Co-op Student of the Year. As a Youth Services Librarian at the North Memorial Branch, Stephanie shined while planning and delivering youth programs.

Nicole is our 2018/2019 iSchool MAS Co-op Student of the Year, recognized for her work term with Murney Tower Museum (MTM), where her efforts to modernize how the museum organizes its collections will greatly impact MTM in many ways.

Rhiannon is our 2018/2019 iSchool MLIS Co-op Student of the Year, honoured for her work term with the Invermere Public Library, where she planned and co-facilitated the 2019 Summer Reading Club.

The archival preservation techniques and database management tools that Aaron learned during his Co-op work term will be transferrable to other roles as he continues to pursue his passion of museum work.

Zoe’s passion for archiving led her to an exciting co-op opportunity in the cultural heritage site of the Barkerville Historic Town and Park, in which she formed a better understanding of what it means to be an information professional.

Ashwini is our 2018 Undergraduate Co-op Student of the Year Honourable Mention, recognized for her work term with TRIUMF. Ashwini feels that working at TRIUMF taught her how diverse the communications field is, and because of her team’s support, guidance, and mentorship, she has found a new passion for public relations.

To Tina, her co-op experience has been “both a cultural and professional learning experience” – an opportunity to build her skills in social work while making a positive difference in the Indigenous community.

Through co-op, Stephen has gained “contacts, references and a resume with good accomplishments in the field of publishing that will show [his] experiences” to future employers.