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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.

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.

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.

Duncan’s experience highlights, in his words, “what co-op is all about” – the opportunity to become an integral part of an organization and do work that is beyond the scope of a typical intern.

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.

During her co-op term at the Washington State Archives, Kelly came across a report that “validated the importance of archival theory and was a glorious demonstration of how theory gets applied in real life.”

Co-op allows students to explore and exercise their passions – just ask Erin Grace, a human geography student working as Project Coordinator for the First Nations Fisheries Council (FNFC).

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.