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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 184 reads | 0 comments
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The Lungpacer Experience

Co-op Reflections

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 112 reads | 0 comments
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Slogans Revamped: 5 Professional Development Tips from the Biggest Brands

Professional Development

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 370 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Podcasts to Launch Your Career

Professional Development
Discover the world of podcasts and learn about the free resources at your disposal to launch a rewarding career!
By: Manal Masud 157 reads | 0 comments
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Look Successful, Be Successful, with Dress for Success

resources

Fashion and female empowerment - all in one place!

By: Katie Hoang 193 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

SCOY

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 652 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering Wisely

Nicola Sznajder

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 250 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; John R Welch

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

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 156 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; David Neel Jeweler and Artist

Series

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 223 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; Wayne D. Garnons-Williams, BA, LLB, MPA

Indigenous Career 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 294 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; David Gaertner

Indigenous Research Institute

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

By: David Gaertner 207 reads | 0 comments
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Adrian Starblanket

Indigenous Career Stories

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

By: Adrian Starblanket 300 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Strategic Plan [Part 2]: What has SFU done lately?

Series

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 364 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search

Co-operative Education

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 548 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 370 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

volunteerism

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 456 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 4]: A Goodbye to Science Shows

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 207 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 3]: Science Here, There, Everywhere

Science AL!VE

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 172 reads | 0 comments
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Gearing Up for the Green: Tips for Networking at Golf Events

Networking

Natalie is in her fourth year at the Beedie School of Business pursuing a BBA with concentrations in Marketing and Human Resource Management.  She shares how to network during golf events. 

By: Natalie Botteselle 154 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op at Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley

My Computing Science Graduate Co-op Experience

Evgeny Vinnik is a PhD student at the School of Computing Science.  In this article he shares about his experiences during his internship with Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley during the summer of 2014.

By: Evgeny Vinnik 342 reads | 0 comments
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