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Getting Paid to Have Fun: The Best and Most Economical Way to Travel

making connections

“Get paid to travel” seems like one of those weird internet scams that you probably shouldn’t click on. But as an au pair abroad, I wasn't paying for accommodation or food, I was meeting other young people, and I was receiving a weekly paycheque!

By: Teghan McDonald 3483 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of (Not) Having It All Figured Out

Volunteering

Choosing a career is not about selecting an archetype (like ‘lawyer’, or ‘doctor’, or ‘teacher’), but about exploring who you are, what your skill set is, and what type of career will be a good fit for you. In this blog, I talk about letting go of the pressure to have it all figured out, and to instead embrace different ideas and explore different options to find a career that fits. 

By: Claire Wallace 15236 reads | 0 comments
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Inside the Student Learning Commons with the Learning & Writing Peers

Arts and Social Sciences

Ever needed help with writing a paper? The Student Learning Commons is the place to go. I’m a passionate Learning & Writing Peer Educator. Here’s a glimpse of what it’s like.

By: Howard Chai 6834 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 4958 reads | 0 comments
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An Introvert’s Guide to Prepping for the Professional World

Publishing

Yes, shy people can (and do!) succeed, too—and not just as murder-mystery novelists and computer programmers.

By: Leah de Roy 9339 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers

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As an English major, Samantha came into the Career Peer Educator program with certain goals but her experience wasn't quite what she had expected.

By: Samantha Rosiczkowski 17952 reads | 0 comments
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Alexis
Ohms
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SFU Co-op Student
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How to Make Co-op Work for You

Science

Seasoned co-op student Courtney McKinnon spent eight months as a Fundraising Coordinator and did a co-op with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.  Find out how you can make the most of your co-op.

By: Courtney McKinnon 2078 reads | 0 comments
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Jasmine
Proctor
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8 Interview Tips For Impressing a Hiring Manager

Co-op Interviews

Did you know that according to some statistics, up to 33% of managers know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether or not they will hire someone? Learn how to ace your interview from beginning to end with these 8 great tips.

By: Krista Michelle Kandt 43325 reads | 0 comments
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