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Student stories

Charley (biochemistry and microbiology) worked for the BC Cancer Agency.

Charley (biochemistry and microbiology) worked for the BC Cancer Agency.

UVic Co-op and Career students work and volunteer for employers in Victoria, across Canada and around the world. Curious about what kinds of jobs co-op students do? Wondering what it's like to work for a particular organization, or what you could do with your degree? Check out our student stories!

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Video stories

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Dispute resolution co-op students present on social media at Global Internship ConferenceDispute Resolution
English student turns to co-op to graduate with relevant work experienceHumanities, Fine Arts and Professional writing
RHED student goes behind the scenes of the sporting worldExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
Graham Branton endowment winner works with the health care system in UgandaBiochemistry and Microbiology
MADR co-op student looks beyond graduationDispute Resolution
RHED student's work term with The TwentyTen GroupExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
Dispute Resolution grad finds career fit at First Nations consultancyDispute Resolution
Law student finds a solid career in YellowknifeLaw
EOS student helps share Ocean Networks Canada share data with Canadian post-secondariesEarth and Ocean Sciences
Ballard Power Systems is perfect learning environment for physics co-op studentPhysics and Astronomy
Work term as research assistant helps chem student develop skillsChemistry
RevenueWire sees results from hiring UVic co-op studentsBusiness
Business student excels as training and editing manager at Earls VictoriaBusiness
RHED student at backpacker's inn in Brisbane, AustraliaExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
RHED student at the Cridge Centre for the FamilyExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
Biochemistry Co-op Student of the Year makes a difference in neuroscienceBiochemistry and Microbiology
Engineering Co-op Student of the Year strives to make the world a better placeEngineering and Computer science
Business Co-op Student of the Year is off to law schoolBusiness
Work term as teacher in Uganda is eye-opening for biochem studentBiochemistry and Microbiology
Co-op program sets up student for successSocial Sciences
Work term at Harbour Air is ideal first co-opBusiness
Fighting fires with the BC Wildlife Management BranchExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
Working for United Nations Headquarters in NYPublic Administration
Work term at GoodLife Fitness keeps student on the moveExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
VI Fitness Centre provides great work term experience for RHED studentExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
A work term at GO Rowing and Paddling CentreExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
Working as a volunteer coordinator for Surrey's Natural Areas PartnershipExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
Working as an English teacher in Hubei, ChinaExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
A work term with Lower Island Soccer AssociationExercise Science, Physical and Health Education
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