According to Commander Chris Hadfield, Eva “made a huge difference in the success of [his] spaceflight through her bright and creative support, endless patience, hard work and sense of fun’! Her work at the Canadian Space Agency helped her discover a new passion, space psychology, and put her transferable skills to work.

Alice credits Arts Co-op for “the opportunity to see how Canadian history directly impacts government policy and legislation in the 21st century” and the value of studying History.

According to Aaron, “Co-op is one of the best programs at a post-secondary institution. It supplements your educational development, builds your career, and gives students a chance to go out and explore different opportunities.”

Meghan Chapman, was described as “the best of the best” out of hundreds of university students Timothy Meyer at TRIUMF had supervised.

Rebekah’s supervisor, Emily Wyatt, Student Development Coordinator, Engineering praised Rebekah for her “exceptional professionalism, initiative, and quality of work in all aspects of her role” and notes that Rebekah is “one of the strongest students” that she has ever worked with.

At the Mortal Coil Performance Society, Belle obtained a position that is directly relevant to her education and her intended career path.

Brendan’s organizational and management skills, as well his ability to think on his feet have been developed through his position as a Program Supervisor with Catching the Spirit Youth Society.

Often, Arts students struggle to transition their academic skills into workplace success. Greg states, “Co-op is a way to bridge this gap.”

Alex used his co-op work terms to test his strengths and apply his academic studies. He went above and beyond in his Junior Officer role at the Northeast Asia Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) and was recognized by his team as an essential member of the division.

Emily will always remember being, “the first co-op student to translate industry profiles for public access on the internet” at Employment and Social Development Canada.