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From Athlete To Coach

Volunteering

Tysun shares his story of progressing from Student to Teacher, or more specifically, from Athlete to Coach and shares some advice for those looking to get involved with their community.

By: Tysun Tallman 14 reads | 0 comments
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Help The Fight Against Impaired Driving: Volunteer for MADD Metro Vancouver – Strides for Change Walk-a-Thon

Kim Hyunh

Kim highlights a volunteer opportunity with a Mothers Against Drunk Driving event that aims to educated the general public about the dangers of impaired driving and help those affected by it.

By: Kim Hyunh 16 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips For Engaging With People

Engagement

Engaging with your community means first effectively communicating with those around you. Kenny shares some tips on how to do this!

By: Kenny Yang 99 reads | 0 comments
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How to Make the Best of Your Co-op Work Term

Co-operative Education

After the exciting and terrifying process of applying to jobs, landing interviews, and finally accepting a job offer, I started to settle in to my new job in the Communication department of the Canadian Mental Health Association. With a solid goal in mind, each day became a new challenge for me to rise and make myself known. Here are the tips I followed that made my placement meaningful to both my employer and I.

By: Christina Luo 50 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Tips to Ace Your Final Exams

Career Services

Wondering what you can do to ensure that you ace your final exams this year? Read this week’s blog article to find out 5 tips to ace your finals!

By: Nicole Strutt 284 reads | 0 comments
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Working on a Team: Five Keys to Success

Career Services

You’ve got to that new stage in your life as a new employee. But as a new hire, you may feel somewhat out of place on what may be an established team. So, read on to find out five ways to successfully blend in.

By: Abbas Virji 113 reads | 0 comments
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Six Tips To Find The Perfect Volunteer Opportunity For You

Tips

Emily shares her tips for what you should consider when looking for a volunteer opportunity.

By: Emily Co 228 reads | 0 comments
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“Do You Have Any Questions?”

Questions

Interviews are a two-way street. They allow employers to find out more about their candidates, and candidates to find out more about the employer. Find out what kind of questions you can ask to maximize your interview. 

By: Ronald Yeung 115 reads | 0 comments
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SFU De-stress Week Recap

Personal Development

First of all, the Engagement Peers group would like to say thank you to every student who dropped by, as well as those who were interested but didn’t have a chance to come.

By: Declan Tran 99 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Communication

Working for the Public Sector was always a goal of mine, yet when I was offered a position as the Communications Assistant at Transport Canada, I realized the topic of transportation was completely foreign to me.

By: Lynn Shinto 130 reads | 0 comments
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Ten Future Jobs in the Year 2030

Work Search

Ever wonder what kind of jobs will be available in the year 2030? Read on to discover 10 jobs that will be created based on changing technology, the environment and increase of the senior population.  

By: Nicole Strutt 461 reads | 0 comments
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A Health Peer Educator’s Journey

Peer Education

Angelina shares why she became a Health Peer and what benefits she was able to gain from the program, as well as what she was able to give back to the unversity community! Peer Education applications close April 7th!

By: Angelina Marinkovic 160 reads | 0 comments
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Future In-Demand Labour Markets

Career Exploration

While the current job market outlook may look grim, don’t despair. There are many possibilities in the future of these existing labour markets. Read on to find out what they are. 

By: Abbas Virji 240 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience as a Learning & Writing Peer Educator

ENGAGE

Rianne shares what she gained from being a Learning & Writing Peer Educator. Interested in having similar experiences? Apply to the Peer Education Program by April 7th.

By: Rianne Brown 127 reads | 0 comments
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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Personal Development

Missed Backpack to Briefcase this year? Find out the advice given by SFU alumni.

By: Leah Harrison 176 reads | 0 comments
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Help Get SFU Moving: Volunteer With SFU Recreation!

Volunteer Services

Are you passionate about fitness? Do you want to help students achieve their health goals? Consider volunteering with SFU Recreation! 

By: Cadence Sun 190 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesday #OLCchat: Summer Opportunities

Work Search

The final OLC Career chat of the Spring semester looks ahead to the summer months and how you can use your summer months to boost your income and your career prospects.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 241 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Stay or Should You Go? 8 Gifs to Help You Decide!

Workplace Success

With so many opportunities in different fields, cities and countries, how do you possibly decide whether or not to complete a co-op term close to home, or to go abroad, and test-drive a new career in a new locale?

By: Samantha Grandinetti 339 reads | 0 comments
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An Opportunity With Science World!

Volunteering

Did you love taking field trips to Science World? Why not continue the fun by volunteering to be a part of one of the most well-known educational attractions Vancouver has to offer?

By: Lindsay Stroud 113 reads | 0 comments
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Tips to Succeed at a Career Fair From an Employer's Perspective

Networking

Ever wondered what organizations look for from students and recent graduates at a career fair? Check out what tips Scotia Bank, Clio, Sun Life Financial, City of Richmond, MyPlanet and Public Outreach have for students to succeed at a career fair.  

By: Nicole Strutt 479 reads | 0 comments
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