How to Create a LinkedIn Profile workshop - Distance Delivery
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“IG Wealth Management has been a strong supporter of the U of M Computer Science Co-op program for many years. We use this as a key recruiting process and regularly hire from the program. When I interview, I am always amazed at the quality of the individuals. The organization of the co-op program by the coordinator and staff makes the attainment of co-ops for my organization a very smooth process.”
Jeff Howie, Manager, IGM Data Development
IG Wealth Management
The University of Manitoba’s Computer Science Co-op program has become a key part of our hiring strategy. From day one, we bring students on to our projects and surround them with full-time staff. Time and time again, these students prove themselves to be exceptionally fast learners and high performers who bring new ideas and techniques to the job that are barely on the industry radar. We would recommend the co-op program to any company looking to grow their software development team.
“The Science Co-op office provided excellent contact through the Co-op term, and was great help with the selection process. The reporting process is not onerous. The students are of very high quality.”
Dr. Clifford Clark, Research Scientist, National Microbiology Laboratory
“The Science co-op program allows me to get highly motivated undergraduate students early in their career … It is very satisfying as a professor to witness the growth in these individuals from undergraduate co-op students being introduced to the world of research, to becoming successful graduate students flourishing with meaningful publications and making an impact as emerging researchers.”
Dr. Neeloffer Mookherjee, Principal Investigator, Manitoba Centre for Proteomics & Systems Biology
“I feel the U of M Science Co-op is a great opportunity for students to get a feel of the real world in areas of interest to the students. I have felt very supported by the Co-op staff and always have my questions promptly answered.”
Samantha Neufeld, Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Cliantha Research
“Science Co-op has definitely broadened my horizons as to what is happening in the industry. I would never have thought of research and development as a career path. I was always thinking of going into app development or web development. Now I know what I’m doing. I’ve got a clearer understanding of my future.”
“One of the many benefits of Science Co-op is that it provides students with the chance to actualize conceptual-based knowledge gained in lectures. In my first work-term I had the opportunity to try advanced techniques and my confidence in my technical skills improved.”
“Science Co-op has been an incredibly rewarding experience. I had a great time working in Carmen at the Weeds Lab, flagging fields, weighing fertilizer & seeds, seeding, spraying, collecting samples, and weed identification among other activities.”
For the past two-plus years, Science Co-op has expanded the breadth of Science undergraduate degree programs which offer co-op, the geographical scope of co-op employers, the number of co-op placements and the number of participating students. Science Co-op is growing again with the addition of Psychology Co-op! In partnership with the Faculty of Arts Co-op...
If the powers that be in the Science Co-op have a dream scenario for their participants, Nicholas Josephson’s co-op experience would be it. After two successful placements at local tech companies (Norima Consulting and Invenia), Josephson landed a much sought after internship at Apple as part of their Software Accessibility Team. Referring to his Silicon...