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Starting From Scratch in the World of IT: The #1 Tip to Remember

IT

Don’t see your need to ask questions as a sign of weakness or incompetency, but as a way to learn and grow. Your Co-op supervisor understands that most of us go into these internships as beginners.

By: Carmen Chen 91 reads | 0 comments
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Betsy Turtle Bruyere: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous

This is my Story and I’m sticking to it...

By: Betsy Turtle Bruyere 174 reads | 0 comments
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Barry Vickers: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous Journey Stories

University, many people once told me, is the best time of your life. Yes, there is something to be said about being broke and stressed out with deadlines and exams.

By: Barry Vickers 116 reads | 0 comments
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Graduate Aboriginal Scholarships attract diverse scholars

Indigenous

The successful applicants for the 2014 Graduate Aboriginal Entrance Scholarships were Jordan Abel and Christina Coolidge. They are exploring different aspects of Aboriginal storytelling.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 243 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Give than to Receive

Personal Development

What sense does it make to add volunteering to your already busy schedule? Can any good come out of that? You might be surprised with what I've found!

By: Bethany Collins 48 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for CACUSS “Whole Campus, Whole Student” Conference 2015

Interviews

I had the opportunity to speak to some of the CACUSS 2015 Conference organizers about the goals and meaning of the conference theme: “Whole Campus, Whole Student" as well as the benefits of volunteering your time and skills for this conference and beyond.

By: Elvira Chan 318 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 3 Floors Down

Stephen Kaita

I’ve worked in the sports industry for ten years, and to this day I still love it. This article is all about growth in one of my athletic sports positions, discussing my personal and professional experience, as well as a thank you letter to a good mentor of mine.

By: Stephen Kaita 206 reads | 0 comments
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Researchers continue to unlock mysteries of ancient clam gardens

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Researchers found that Aboriginal peoples cultivated clams in handmade, rock-walled beach terraces known as clam gardens.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 166 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal University Prep Program Expands

SFU Aboriginal University Prep Program

Students in the Aboriginal University Prep Program receive support that affirms and integrates Indigenous perspectives.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 227 reads | 0 comments
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Michelle Corfield: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous Journey Stories

Work hard nothing in life is easy, be honest to yourself and others and maintain your principles and values. 

By: Michelle Corfield 185 reads | 0 comments
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Deborah Jeffery: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous

“I always return to the words of Indigenous scholar, Eber Hampton, that we need to design an education system ‘worthy of our ancestors and our children,’”

By: Jennifer White 176 reads | 0 comments
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Eldon Yellowhorn; Archaeologist collaborates with Piikani Nation

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Yellowhorn, an SFU professor of archaeology, has some of the answers how his ancestors adapted to farming and homesteading in the late 1800s.

By: Diane Luckow 277 reads | 0 comments
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How to find your Unique Talent in 3 Steps

Management Information Systems (MIS)

The dreaded interview question – “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” We spend a lot of time focusing on our weaknesses and how to improve them, but what is your true strength? Focusing on one thing you are good at can change the course of your career! 

By: Clair Lam 170 reads | 0 comments
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A Fish on Land: Adjusting to a Company’s Work Culture

Top Tip Lists

Nervous heart palpitations, a piercing adrenaline rush, and a case of the stutters; like many Co-op students on their first day at work, I had just been asked to present an introductory speech in front of my colleagues.

By: Fiona Leung 304 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why You Should Mention Playing Sports in an Interview

Career Services

Learn how those years of recreational sports can help you land the job of your dreams! 

By: Ashley Macey 331 reads | 0 comments
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First Impressions Matter – Here’s How to Make Yours Count!

Top Tip Lists

First impressions are important, especially in the workplace. Your employer will be judging you based on how you present yourself – at all times! It may seem scary, but I’ll show you how to ace that first meeting!

 
By: Elvira Chan 566 reads | 1 comments
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Support KidSafe Project Society in the BMO Vancouver Run4Hope Marathon

KidSafe Project Society

I’ve never been a runner, so naturally I thought helping a not-for-profit look for marathon runners would pretty much be impossible. But my friends and I created an SFU team of runners and this experience has been more than rewarding. 

By: Natalie Poon 292 reads | 0 comments
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It Starts Within You

Co-op Reflections

Bomee Hwang is a Business student and just completed three co-op terms at Ericsson where she worked in the Human Resources Department.  She shares her thoughtful observations about Human Resources in her co-op reflection.

By: Bomee Hwang 258 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Indigenous Student Centre News 2014-2015

Indigenous

The ISC offers an indigenous, culturally respectful, relevant, responsible, and reciprocal learning environment at SFU for what is happening at the centre lately...

By: SFU News Supplement 177 reads | 0 comments
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International Invite Turned into a Dual-Self-Directed Co-op

Science

Pamela Plantinga, BPK Behavioural Neuroscience student, took advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to a paid trip abroad and augmented it into a self-directed short-term dual internship experience in Nashville, Tennessee before going further abroad to Europe.

By: Pamela Plantinga 360 reads | 0 comments
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