Inspiration - Difficulty Finding Co-Op Opportunities as a Student

As a student, it is extremely difficult to find relevant internship opportunities. It would be beneficial to students and businesses if there existed a platform that facilitated the student employment process, took care of the cluttered job searching experience, and allowed businesses to connect with potential student employees easier.

What it does

It essentially connects businesses that want great talent, with students that want experience. We facilitate this through a web application that easily provides all relevant information for employers, as well as students. .....

How we built it

Front-end React framework. Google Cloud Platform, using Firebase for data storage ad authentication. HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Challenges we ran into

Struggling with React. Was the first React project for two of the members on the team. Despite that, with StackOverflow, we overcame all those hurdles! Another hurdle that we ran to is we started with mobile and worked on that for a few hours until we realized that the project was not very feasible due to API limitations.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

Filtering job search, List of my interviews, Mapping all potential candidates for employee, Uploading resumes and transcripts, Adding Authentication

What we learned

We learnt a lot about React as well as Firebase. We also became more comfortable with version control (Git). ...

What's next for Co-Op Canada

It would be to implement an employer portal to view a student's resumes and recruit! ...

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