People

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.

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.

As a Policy Consultant at Vancouver Coastal Heath, Sanmini had the opportunity to grapple with the complexities of policy-making in the health sector.

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.

In her work term with the City of Richmond, Talia gained new research skills and developed a deeper understanding of research design.

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.

During his Co-op experiences in rewarding public service roles, Christopher found his passion for working with public policy and library operations that propelled him into the management positions he currently holds.

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.