Tag Archives: Working for Not-for-profit

Crossing Roads: Experiences from a Former Co-op Student to a Current Co-op Student

A co-authored blog by Giselle General and Tosin Babatunde Hey there, If you have clicked on this blog post you are probably a prospective co-op student or a current co-op wanting to know the gritty details of what it really … Continue reading

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Wrap-up and Recap of the Policy Writer’s Work Term at GEF Senior’s Housing

 Facebook Status (not from me): Last week of Co-op and I’m not ready for it to end. I definitely couldn’t agree more. I bet more than one of my Facebook peers who are in the Cooperative Education Program this summer … Continue reading

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Dipping my toe in HR Part 2- Work Instructions Development

  It seems like the HR branch of my work is expanding! I showed the notes that I complied from last week from the interview with the technicians for the initial brainstorming of this new project. My supervisor seemed to like … Continue reading

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Dipping my Toe in HR- Projects in a different field

My supervisor mentioned to me during my first few weeks that if we finish this main project ahead of time I’ll lend a hand in developing a training program for maintenance staff, where the Policy and Procedures Manual that I … Continue reading

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Six weeks and counting down, the busy July week @ GEF

If there is one thing that I have observed about here, it is that CHANGE is a big mantra here. It is quite timely that I am working here while renovations are going on. As a result, my workstation is … Continue reading

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Horrible bosses- and How I’m Grateful that Mine are the Exact Opposite

 I watched the movie “Horrible Bosses” more than once, due to circumstance actually. Isn’t that the nightmare of most employees? Worse yet, would that be even more terrifying for a student working in a work term position?  What are the … Continue reading

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Exploring Career Paths, from Co-op and Beyond

During computer programming class back in high school in the Philippines, I discovered how terrible I was both in programming and making flowcharts to outline the logic of my programming code. For the past few days I had various opportunities … Continue reading

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