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My TaLK Life

International

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to, not only live in a foreign country, but to also teach a foreign language to elementary students who only know their native language? If so, join Molly Cembrano as she takes you on her journey as a TaLK Scholar with the Teach and Learn in Korea Program.

By: Molly Cembrano 4917 reads | 0 comments
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Worth It.

Arts and Social Sciences

Natasha shares why she found waiting for the ‘right’ co-op was worth it for her.  After a lot of determination and persistence she was able to land a job that was worth all the hard work and spent an amazing summer at Options. 

By: Natasha Jackson 4840 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Carmen van Soest

Student Spotlight

"I hope to be someone that other Indigenous youth can look up to, and a person that others can count on in my everyday life. And hopefully I can get into Law school so I can help Indigenous peoples fight for their rights." 

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Student Success Story: Kayla Mitchell

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

"Just do it! If you get invested in your education you want to continue, and the rewards are extraordinary! Even when it is hard, you continue to do it. I’ve learned so much since starting, it’s phenomenal."

By: Kayla Mitchell 14944 reads | 0 comments
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Teaching English Abroad? Top 5 Tips for Success

Linguistics

Adrian Quiroz is a fourth year student of French, Linguistics, and Speech Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He taught English in France for eight months and shares his tips for success.

By: Adrian Quiroz 6334 reads | 0 comments
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Clan wrestler collects BA on way to 2015 Pan Am Games

Teaching

Justina Di Stasio is an English student at SFU who also is a member of Canada’s national senior women’s wrestling team competing at the 2015 Pan Am games in Toronto.

By: Justin Wong 5785 reads | 0 comments
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How to Land a Co-op When You’ve Only Flipped Burgers

Work Search

…or only possess experience in an entry level position. Madison lists 5 helpful tips that she learned from the process of applying to co-op positions with little to no true professional experience.  While it’s definitely harder, what’s life without a little challenge?

By: Madison Edge 6257 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Karen Johnson

Indigenous

My proudest moment was being the first of a class of 12 from NEC to graduate at SFU. There are so many obstacles one must crawl over to get a degree especially being an older student.

By: Karen Johnson 16500 reads | 0 comments
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