Blog Lead Banner

Editor's Pick

Link to featured story on site

[BLOG POSTING]

5 Differences Between Non-Profit and For-Profit Communication Work Terms

Co-operative Education

What does it mean to work at a Non-Profit versus For-Profit company? What setting would you enjoy most? In this article, Quentin will explain the differences between the two in culture, work environment, and expectations, based on his own experience working in varied co-op positions.

By: Quentin Benetti 44 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

New Job, New City, New Adventure

RBC

Considering a co-op outside of BC? Jenny shares 4 tips on moving to a new city based on her experience relocating to Ontario’s capital city, the 6ix.

By: Jenny Lian 3170 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Getting out of the Dumps and Back on the Hunt in a COVID Job Market

Communication, Art and Technology

Getting a job at a grocery store was definitely not what I was expecting to do with my last summer before graduation. I had big plans to apply to marketing and communications student positions and to make the most out of my education and off-time to get relevant experience, but when COVID-19 hit, I knew I just needed a job in general.

By: Keely Rammage-Scott 51 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

An Extrovert’s Guide to Introverts

Mental Health

Being in quarantine has amplified the differences in actions and effort between extroverts and introverts with regards to social connections. Read Connie Jigs’ article about her top tips on how extroverts can support their introverted friends.

By: Connie Jigs 7959 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Handling an International Co-op during a Pandemic

Co-operative Education

Two months into your international co-op placement, a global pandemic hits. What do you do? Read Victoria’s article for tips on keeping a cool head in tough circumstances, and how to make the best of a precarious situation.

By: Victoria Kremer 1046 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

My Mindset Graduating in a Pandemic

Personal Development

Be it if you’re graduating or getting ready to start a new semester at SFU, there’s a lot of uncertainty around what will happen next. Earth Sciences student Klaus McCloud shares his top three tips of how he maintains a positive mindset while getting ready to graduate from SFU.

By: Klaus McCloud 1829 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

people skills

Senior Career Peer Michael Ford writes about the importance of indispensable and eternal human skills for a career that thrives in times of crisis or calm.

By: Michael Ford 5942 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

The Role of a Social Media Project Manager

Co-operative Education

Many of us have heard of a project manager, but few of us know what this role actually entails. In this article, Bethany details what an average day might look like as a project manager, and the many steps it takes to pull a project together.

By: Bethany Ma 1812 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

10 Tips for Essential Work Search

job hunting

You deserve to have a successful work search. With these tips, it won’t take long for an employer to notice your amazing efforts. Read on to feel prepared!

By: Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 936 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Exiting my Comfort Zone While Entering a Global Business Team

Communique

Creating a comfort zone is a healthy adaptation for much of our lives. But so is stepping out of our comfort zone when it's time to transition, grow, and transform. Anna shares her story and reassures that despite the process being difficult at the beginning, it's worthy of gained skills and self-confidence.

By: Anna Khomich 470 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

No More Counting Sheep

Mental Health

Many people struggle to fall asleep. Oftentimes, most of us find ourselves lying in bed, unable to sleep because of thoughts racing through our heads. In this article Elvina shares five ways she clears her mind to ensure that she is going to bed feeling calm.

By: Elvina Prasad 7883 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Reflecting on a New Kind of Uncertainty: a Note of Encouragement to Fellow Co-op Students

Co-op

"Losing your job in a pandemic is of no individual fault. COVID-19 has been one heck of a less-than-gentle reminder that each and every one of us has a stake in what sort of collective future it is that we shape through and after this difficult time. And that, is hopeful." - Read Sicellia’s reflection on the situation with our future and the future of a job market affected by the pandemic.

By: Sicellia Tsui 754 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Co-op During the Pandemic: Navigating Science and Uncertainty

Co-operative Education

Read Thuy's story and learn about what you might find yourself doing as a Communication Co-op student working in a STEM organization during the global pandemic.

By: Thuy Tran 636 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Working for an Essential Service During a Global Pandemic

Pandemic
"When you work at a non-profit, you will notice one extraordinary and unanimous thing; everyone’s heart is in their work. And during a pandemic, when so many of those we serve are in desperate need, this dedication is clearer than ever." -- Communication Co-op student, Juliette Halliday, highlights working for a non-profit organization as it responds in the face of a pandemic. 
By: Juliette Halliday 1138 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Leave Work Where It Belongs

Personal Development

It's hard finding a balance between work and life in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Like many others, Eleanor experienced a shift in her routine, from maintaining a work life balance to that of an unstructured mess.  However, she also knows it's important to take care of your mental health, especially during this time. Read more to find out some tips Eleanor have been using to ensure her professional and personal life stays distinguished.  

By: Eleanor Wong 539 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

How to Keep Yourself Busy, but Not Too Busy

Quarantine

Everyday, you’re bombarded with content from others on social media on ways to be productive during quarantine. The reality is that you don’t have to make the most of a pandemic. Alan provides helpful tips on keeping yourself busy, but not too busy.

By: Alan Bradaric 471 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

Career Exploration

COVID has made it tougher to find jobs this summer, but there are still some good opportunities to expand your skillset through volunteering – even if you are stuck at home. Whether you are looking for remote opportunities or want to support front line workers, here are some ideas to navigate your search.

By: Sara Rahnama 3866 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Looking for Summer Work During COVID? Here’s Where to Find Jobs

ENGAGE

If your summer job was cancelled, you’re not alone. Students are facing tough summer job prospects due to COVID, but there are opportunities out there. Here are the industries and companies hiring. 

By: Jill Eddy 5309 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Disconnected: Working Remotely from Vietnam

Communication, Art and Technology

Due to the unprecedented situation surrounding COVID-19, many students are struggling to adapt to their new work environment. Thuy An continues her story of how COVID-19 has impacted her life, and how she adapted to working remotely in another country. Read on to find out more about Thuy An’s remote work journey.  

By: Thuy An Lam 558 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

How to Get Back on Your Feet When You Lose Your Job During A Pandemic?

pivot

Did you happen to lose your job due to COVID-19? Well, you’re not alone. Here are some tips and resources to help you get back on your feet in no time!

By: Joane Thompson 1203 reads | 0 comments
Syndicate content