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Alumni Showcase Special Edition: CMNSU's Brilliant Interview Series Mashup

CMNSU

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) 38 reads | 0 comments
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BPK in Barcelona?

English

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 216 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 142 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 426 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 211 reads | 0 comments
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Look Successful, Be Successful, with Dress for Success

Professionalism

Fashion and female empowerment - all in one place!

By: Katie Hoang 217 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

IABC

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 731 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering Wisely

ENGAGE

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

Historic Preservation

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 171 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 229 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 310 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 226 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 317 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 376 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search

Social Media

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 563 reads | 0 comments
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A Career Path to City Hall: Conversations with my Co-op Colleague

Company/Organization Spotlight

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

professional development

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

Co-op Reflections

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

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

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

Golf

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 160 reads | 0 comments
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