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Tips on Coping with a Challenging Co-op Term

Arts and Social Sciences

"Working in different settings and with various personality types allows you to take in the best and the worst of the workplace" - Diana gives practical tips on coping with workplace challenges.

By: Diana Kabantsov 2602 reads | 0 comments
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The Pre-Interview Pep-Talk You Never Knew You Needed

interview tips

Ivy Choi gives some insightful and practical tips on dealing with those nasty pre-interview jitters.

By: Ivy Choi 2332 reads | 0 comments
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How I Faced and Overcame My Fears

academic advice

Relax! Yes, you may have made a mistake, but it is how you handle the consequences that count. Carina talks about how she made mistakes, faced her fears and learned from them.

By: Carina Yuen 1475 reads | 0 comments
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The Job Hunt: Survival Skills

Work Search

While the decision to look for a job might come easily, getting a job that you really want might not. Looking for that perfect job can often be an arduous and protracted process. Learn how to financially survive  those long weeks or months with these tips. 

By: Srijani Datta 2908 reads | 0 comments
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Four Years of University: Quantity of Time vs. Quality of Experience

Arts and Social Sciences

There are lots of reasons that can scare you away from taking more than four years to finish university. What if your friends finish early? What about the cost? While these are valid concerns, remember that university is a chance to gain experience. 

By: Srijani Datta 2047 reads | 0 comments
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The Job Hunt: Self-Care

Work Search

Looking for a great job can be taxing on your mind and body. Srijani Datta, shares tips on how to keep it together during a long and difficult job hunt.

                   

By: Srijani Datta 2363 reads | 0 comments
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New Opportunities in a Changing Canada

CIRNAC

A co-op semester at Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) allowed International Studies student, William Reid, to learn more about Canada's relationship with Indigenous people. Read more, here. 

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Thinking Outside the Box: How Volunteering Translates to Work Skills

Co-op

Criminology student, Rachel Tong shares how her volunteer experience helped her develop the marketing and community engagement skills neccesary for a co-op position with Parent Support Services of BC

By: Rachel Tong 3280 reads | 0 comments
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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

IAM

We must acknowledge autonomy for Indigenous Students in an academic setting, we are not in your classes to teach them, and we are not able to speak on behalf of every Indigenous community.

By: mattpro 3815 reads | 0 comments
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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two Spirited: What You Should Know

MMIW

The Q&A you never knew you needed… but you do. Answering commonly asked questions around the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.  Here is one perspective using Indigenous pedagogy. 

By: Maddi Grier 6350 reads | 0 comments
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