Student Reflections: Thomas Nie

Student name: Thomas Nie Grade 11 Field of interest: Architecture/Design Company Placement: Suquet Interiors   Why did you want to become a student at Lifeschool? “I wanted to learn to manage my time better and discover what sort of opportunities might be available for me upon graduation from university. I was also attracted to Lifeschool’s…

Company Testimonial: Tangoo

“Lifeschool aligned with our mission of being able to provide something meaningful and fulfilling to tomorrow’s leaders. In this day and age, teenagers are eons ahead of teenagers from a decade ago so we’ve seen firsthand how much mutual value there is for both parties as Sean Tan has exceeded all expectations when he worked with us…

Thomas Nie’s Placement: Suquet Interiors

Thomas Nie, a grade 11 student from Whiterock, BC, is currently partaking in a job placement at the local Vancouver company, Suquet Interiors, an interior design company that specializes in high-end contemporary furnishings and design work. Tom, wanting to gain some practical and interesting work experience in product design naturally jumped at the opportunity to…

Company Testimonial: Illusense

  “Lifeschool is trying to give employers something meaningful and fulfilling to do with tomorrow’s leaders. The challenge is in trying to quantify what impact a specific mentorship will have on a business prior to a placement. With Paul, given his age, getting meaningful work/ideas from him in our highly technical line of work not possible yet.…

Student Reflection: Paul Guo

Student name: Paul Guo Grade 12 Field of interest: Engineering Company Placement: Illusense   Why did you want to become a student at Lifeschool? “Having a chance to interact with successful entrepreneurs or business owners and learn how to do business has always been my dream. Undoubtedly Lifeschool has given me the opportunity to train myself…

Paul Guo’s Placement: Illusense

After finishing our introductory 8-week course at Lifeschool, Paul Guo was introduced to an innovative startup company called Illusense which is situated at the University of British Columbia’s beautiful Vancouver campus. It is a company that focuses on laser scanning research for oil and gas pipelines in an effort to maximize efficiency and safety of such projects…

Student Reflections: Sean Tan

Student name: Sean Tan Grade 12 Field of interest: Digital Marketing Company Placement: Tangoo   Why did you want to become a student at Lifeschool? “From my perspective, Lifeschool is a program that allows high school students to discover their potential, and help explore potential career paths before university rather than blindly going to university…

Sean Tan’s Placement: Tangoo

Sean Tan, the first student to ever take the Lifeschool plunge was placed at Tangoo, a digital marketing company in Vancouver that focuses on the food and beverage industry. Tangoo’s CEO, Paul Davidescu (also a partner at Lifeschool) and other members of the team provided Sean with crucial guidance throughout his 6-month placement. Sean was…