Monthly Archives: May 2011

May Long Weekend Review

REVIEW– in big, bold letters! That’s the one word that summarized my tasks and responsibilities for the weeks in between the May long weekend. 1.     Book Reviews- During the first two weeks in my position, I discovered that we are … Continue reading

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The Most Productive Morning

At certain points of your life, you realize, “Today is a great day to change.” And then you do it. This is probably not the case for everyone, but that’s a philosophy I live by. To be honest, I was … Continue reading

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Future Shop and University of Alberta- Job Comparison

During my second week, I have a better sense of my routine and I am already starting some projects that I am assigned to do. Prior to this position I only had one job ever, and that is working as … Continue reading

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Officer General enters the SU!

The first week is more of an orientation and getting familiar with the environment. I had a trip around the SU Executive Office and also the Lower Level where I met all the people responsible for facilitating a lot of … Continue reading

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My Co-op Placement at the University of Alberta, the Pre-Placement Days

My name is Giselle General and I started my position with the University of Alberta Student’s Union as a Student Governance Officer. I have to admit I fancy my title and internally call myself Student Officer General (it suits my … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Life – A Personal Reflection

Taken from: tywlife Blog The new work term has begun and as I look back, I think to myself, 4-months at Research In Motion (RIM) just wouldn’t cut it. It took a total of about 2 months to completely settle … Continue reading

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The Most Productive & Relaxing Saturday in Waterloo

A question commonly asked by co-ops or even University of Waterloo students: “What is there to do here?” At first, I would have told you, “absolutely nothing.” Within the past 4 months, I have managed to go to Toronto, Niagara … Continue reading

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