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Co-op Opens Doors for Computer Science Student Clarke Garrioch

Growing up on the Cross Lake Indian Reserve in Northern Manitoba, Clarke Garrioch understood the importance of education. Graduating at just 16 years old, from Otter Nelson River School, Clarke recognized he would have to leave his community to continue his education. The valedictorian of his high school graduating class, Clarke credits his father for...

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2020 Virtual Faculty of Science Graduation Video Launch

Join the Faculty of Science on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 3 PM and celebrate the Class of 2020! 2020 Graduation Video Celebration Monday, June 22, 2020, at 3PM (CDT) The video features faculty and alumni including: Dr. Jim Peebles, 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics & JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter William Prince + more). Be...

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Science Co-op Student Named University of Manitoba Co-op Student of the Year!

On behalf of the Faculty of Science, Science Co-op is pleased to announce that Jennifer Simone (Biochemistry) was recently named the University of Manitoba Co-op Student of the Year for 2019. Jennifer is a fifth year Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) student; who is also completing a minor in Native Studies. As part of Science Co-op,...

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Science Co-op Grows Again – Welcome Psychology Co-op!

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...

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UM Science Co-op student lands job at Apple

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...

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Computer Science Co-op Out-of-Town Summer 2020 Recruitment Information

This is your invitation to participate in our Computer Science Co-op Program for the Summer 2020 term! We currently have 77 Computer Science Major and Honours students seeking a Summer Co-op Placement. The majority of these students will be completing their third and final work term, with an expected graduation date of December 2020 or April...

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Jennifer Simone talks about the Science Co-op Program

Jennifer Simone is a fifth year biochemistry student who is also pursuing a minor in Native Studies. Jennifer had work terms with PTI Transformers in Winnipeg, and the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. This year Jennifer has taken on the role of Student Ambassador to share her experiences with other students. WHAT DID YOU LIKE...

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Faculty of Science Co-op Program lets students earn while they learn

“Earn While You Learn”: Sound too good to be true? The Faculty of Science Co-op Program wants students to know that it’s not. Whether it’s gaining practical experience in their chosen field, building future business connections, or test-driving a career they’re not sure about, the Co-op program has it all. Currently on offer to students...

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“We get experience; they get new ideas”: Science Co-op partners with Wawanesa Insurance to spectacular effect

What happens when you combine a respected 122-year-old insurance company with university students hungry for work experience? You have Wawanesa Mutual Insurance’s visionary version of the University of Manitoba Science Co-op Program. January 2007 marked the beginning of Wawanesa’s partnership with the Science Co-op Program. It’s been a mutually beneficial arrangement, to be sure. Just...