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Regina Leader-Post: Shopify’s Dev Degree program accelerates university co-op learning

Regina Leader-Post, published on November 8, 2018

Lulu Sheng’s workload at Carleton University might be heavier than most. The computer science student spends a portion of every week working at Shopify as part of a new Dev Degree program that was developed in partnership with the university three years ago.

Sheng, who is part of the second Dev Degree cohort, saw the program as a new approach to learning. “I didn’t think I could develop my skills as much in a more traditional program. This approach has placed me on a learning path that ramps up my skills for the industry. Being able to integrate with a team in a work environment so early in my university career allows me to develop really amazing skills.”

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