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Recent Profiles & Tips

Making Childhood Dreams a Reality

It was my experience at Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) that opened my eyes to the possibilities of specialization as a PR practitioner. I delved deeper into marine research and conservation media. For my third co-op, I knew I wanted to gain new experiences in the oceans sector and it looked like my best odds for doing so were abroad.

 

The Power of Perseverance

In the summer of 2015, business student Connor Hirtle was involved in an accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. This meant he was no longer able to do many things we take for granted. What Connor didn't lose was his determination and willpower to live his best life, despite his physical limitations.

 

12 Countries & 16 Cities - A Winter Exchange

Moving over 6000 kilometers from home, Courtney learned that it is hard to say goodbye and that your home base is important, but that is should not stop you from exploring new countries.

 

Co-op Comes Full Circle

Sam returned to Halifax to complete her work term with BBB in May. From day one, she said she felt welcomed and supported by what she describes as the "BBB family". President and CEO, Peter Moorhouse was committed to giving Sam the opportunity to grow her skills, while supporting her at every step along the way.

 

A Dream Come True: An Internship at Disney

Magical. The word tourism student, Lauren Snider uses when describing her internship at Disney this summer. After a series of interviews over the winter, Snider was over the moon when the official offer came in for her to work as a Cast Member. Soon after, Lauren boarded a place to the magical world of Disney in Orlando, Florida.

 

Behind the Scenes with Co-op Student Alyssa Roy

From the moment that Alyssa set foot into the lobby of the iconic Bell Media building in downtown Toronto, she was filled with excitement and anticipation. The rush of energy she experience while watching Marilyn Denis walk out of the elevator and into her studio with a live, screaming audience, is still the same energy that she feels today when she walks into her office.
 

Co-op Resources

The Co-op Team is here to support you at every step of your journey from professional development to co-op interviews and being on the job. Take a look at some of the resources our team has to offer.