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Sprechen Sie Englisch? (Do you speak English?)

Business

Business Student Dani Deng had to face several challenges abroad before finding the right fit in terms of accommodation, city, and job.  Read on to learn how she faired in Germany doing an independently found internship at a start-up and a co-op position at SAP.

By: Dani Deng 40 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Showcase Special Edition: CMNSU's Brilliant Interview Series Mashup

Career Exploration

As you celebrate the holidays and pick out your New Year's Resolutions, look to the wisdom of our Communication alumni to guide you. Featuring CMNSU's mashup article, which summarizes all the best advice from its Alumni Interview Series.

By: SFU's Communication Student Union (CMNSU) 70 reads | 0 comments
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BPK in Barcelona?

Barcelona

BPK student, Nick Crivici, spent nine months as an English Language Assistant in Barcelona.  Although this co-op was not directly related to the BPK field, he found tremendous educational value in his experience abroad.

By: Nick Crivici 236 reads | 0 comments
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The Lungpacer Experience

Co-op

My wide variety of responsibilities working with Lungpacer Medical facilitated the development of excellent collaborative skills and versatility as a member of the multidisciplinary team. This demanding work environment was no issue in such relevant, innovative, and hands-on medical research which inspired me to be passionate and enthusiastic.

By: Laura Bruulsema 157 reads | 0 comments
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Slogans Revamped: 5 Professional Development Tips from the Biggest Brands

CSI Blog

Can’t get that catchy jingle out of your head? Maximize your thinking processes and learn form the best! It normally is not the best idea to take advice from a catchy slogan, but they can be reinterpreted to be reminders for furthering your career while at school. 

By: Amy Tucker 482 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Podcasts to Launch Your Career

Career Exploration
Discover the world of podcasts and learn about the free resources at your disposal to launch a rewarding career!
By: Manal Masud 247 reads | 0 comments
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Look Successful, Be Successful, with Dress for Success

Katie Hoang

Fashion and female empowerment - all in one place!

By: Katie Hoang 239 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

Networking

Patricia Zhou had vaguely heard of IABC during her first two years at SFU, but little did she know how BC’s chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators would end up having such an on-going influence on her career.

By: Kendal Crawford 790 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering Wisely

Top Tip Lists

Your time is very valuable and while volunteering can be an amazing experience and very beneficial for your career, it is important to look for and choose the best volunteer position for you.

By: Nicola Sznajder 285 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; John R Welch

Archaeology

The Indigenous Research Institute  promotes research in areas related to Indigenous peoples read about on of its Researchers and his work.


By: John R Welch 181 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; David Neel Jeweler and Artist

Indigenous Journey Stories

I always wanted to be an artist, coming from a family of artists that was the only thing I was ever interested in.

By: Laura Forsythe 234 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; Wayne D. Garnons-Williams, BA, LLB, MPA

Indigenous Journey Stories

Garwill Law founder Wayne Garnons-Williams describes how he came to be inspired to practice law, and adds advice on how to hang out your own shingle.

By: Wayne D. Garnons-Williams 325 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; David Gaertner

Indigenous

Here in his own words "How a White Guy got His Start in Indigenous Studies".

By: David Gaertner 232 reads | 0 comments
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Adrian Starblanket

Indigenous Journey Stories

Adrian Starblanket shares his life story that takes him from Foster Care to homelessness to 4 recording albums and University.

By: Adrian Starblanket 331 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Strategic Plan [Part 2]: What has SFU done lately?

Indigenous

Indigenizing SFU's 2013-2014 year in review. How well has the Univeristy done to implement the 10 pillars and what is exactly has been done?

By: Laura Forsythe 411 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search

Research

Most co-op students and other job seekers know – or learn quickly – that sitting at a computer is not the most effective route to land you your dream job. But social media is a huge part of our everyday lives! Are you making the most of it – with the right tools – to elevate your job search?

By: Heather Keeping 593 reads | 0 comments
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A Career Path to City Hall: Conversations with my Co-op Colleague

Communique

Touring city hall with Darryl McCarron, it was clear just how passionate he is about his work with the City of Surrey. Despite his prominent role in communications now, however, his career path began quite differently.

By: Alexis Tyller 417 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

Kate Smirnova

Have you ever wondered if volunteer experience can be a more valuable experience in a hiring manager’s mind? Have you ever wondered about hidden benefits that go with volunteerism? If yes, this article is for you. Find out what makes volunteering distinct on your resume, and how it can help you land a co-op!

By: Kate Smirnova 508 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 4]: A Goodbye to Science Shows

Science AL!VE Insider Series

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 238 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 3]: Science Here, There, Everywhere

Series

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 195 reads | 0 comments
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