Private Business

Ruby is our 2018/2019 Honourable Mention for iSchool MAS Co-op Student of the Year. During her term at Deloitte, Ruby worked on the transition to paper-lite business operations by preparing paper audit records for future dispositions.

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

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

Crystal’s Co-op experiences allowed her to foster her passion for digital user experience, which helped her land her dream job as a Content Strategist at Facebook.

After completing her co-op term at the Bamfield Marine Science Centre library, Yvette has grown her skills in data management and collection development that will help her feel confident in future careers.

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.

Not only did Stephanie’s co-op positions help validate that she wanted to pursue a career involving coaching others, they also gave her a portfolio of credible experiences to draw upon long after graduation.

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.

As a person who has always been interested in Psychology, Vicki’s academic studies were integral to her current career path. Yet the real-world applications of her classes weren’t immediately clear. She says that Co-op helped clarify her trajectory: the program helps students figure out “how the knowledge you gain from school can be applied in a work setting.”

A student in the visual arts, Ting found that her design skills were a great asset to her resume. UBC Arts Co-op led her to communications-related jobs, a field she now finds interesting and rewarding.