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Strategic Volunteering: Lessons From a Mature Student

Volunteering

Averyl from SFU Public Square shares some insights from his experiences volunteering, and has created this list of tips to help you get the most out of your volunteer positions!

By: Averyl Bancroft 34 reads | 0 comments
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August Link Round Up

OLC Blog

Every month we collect our favourite content from our site and around and web, and we collect it for you in one easy-to-read place! Check out our highlights from August.

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Volunteer Abroad with AIESEC

AIESEC SFU

In her latest article, Kim gives an introduction to the international organization AIESEC. If you want to volunteer in places around the globe, read on to learn about getting involved with the AIESEC's SFU chapter!

By: Kim Huynh 52 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: UNICEF SFU

UNICEF

In this week's Club of the Week, Emily takes a look at UNICEF SFU, and interviews their current President, Katie Mai. Read more to learn about UNICEF's activities on campus!

By: Emily Co 75 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op in China

OLC Blog

Jacky is a fourth year Business Student who spent his co-op in Beijing China.  Read his interview to discover what his co-op abroad was like.  Jacky covers preparing for the work term, work life, and living abroad.

By: Jacky Zhang 72 reads | 0 comments
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My time at Destiny Reflection/Foundation

India

Nicole Molinari is a Health Sciences BA student who shares her experience working in Kolkata, India, where she worked with Destiny Reflection/Foundation, an organization that works to empower survivors of human trafficking and at-risk women.

By: Nicole Molinari 73 reads | 0 comments
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Your Guide to this September's Indigenous Events

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

One of the great joys of the fall semester is that the university community spares no expense welcoming everyone to the start of the new school year. For those of you who are indigenous we’ve compiled a list of all the indigenous events happening on campus the first month of the new semester.

By: marent 39 reads | 0 comments
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Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative [Part Four]: Implications

Indigenous

In this fourth part of the series, the effects and implications of the Kinder Morgan expansion are explored from the TWN's perspective.

By: Christina Coolidge 37 reads | 0 comments
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Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative [Part Three]: Kinder Morgan

Indigenous Community Stories

The third part of the series explores the interactions and legal proceedings between the TWN and Kinder Morgan.

By: Christina Coolidge 44 reads | 0 comments
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Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative [Part Two]: Friends and Allies

Indigenous

The second part of the series shares some perspectives from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation's Sacred Trust Initiatives allies.

By: Christina Coolidge 47 reads | 0 comments
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Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative [Part One]: Timeline

Indigenous Community Stories

The Tsleil-Waututh people of the Burrard Inlet, with the purpose of stopping the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, created the Sacred Trust Initiative (STI). This four part series explores their beginnings, goals and initiatives.

By: Christina Coolidge 51 reads | 0 comments
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Samples Required - 5 Tips for Showcasing your Work

Co-operative Education

As a first-time Co-op seeker with little real-world work experience, it can be daunting to read the words ‘work samples required’ in a job posting. Here are 5 useful tips for showcasing your work at your next interview.

By: Katya Pokrovskaya 603 reads | 0 comments
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SFU's First-Year-Experience Program: Something All First Years Should Join!

Personal Development

Are you starting at SFU this fall? Know someone who is? Consider the many First Year programs that SFU has to offer!

By: Anju Chhokar 104 reads | 0 comments
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Working Abroad: Overcoming a Language Barrier in the Work Place

Life Experience

Learning how to effectively communicate in a new work environment can be difficult enough, but add a language barrier and things get even more complicated. Here are Julia's top tips for overcoming language barriers in the workplace.

By: Julia Bronson 383 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Women the Keepers of Language [Part Four]: Language Revitalization

Indigenous

Christina Coolidge is an Indigenous Program researcher with Career Services at SFU.  In this four-part series she shares how Indigenous women are the keepers of language and discusses various issues and topics around language in the Indigenous community.  This is the fourth post of the four part series.

By: Christina Coolidge 181 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: Can I Have Your Number (For a Reference)?

ENGAGE

Will your next volunteer organizer remember you? Our human nature is we lose some memories. But there are strategies to keep your references strong. This is an article on the importance of gathering references.

By: Stephen Kaita 303 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Women the Keepers of Language [Part Three]: Language Maintenance

Indigenous Community Stories

Christina Coolidge is an Indigenous Program researcher with Career Services at SFU.  In this four-part series she shares how Indigenous women are the keepers of language and discusses various issues and topics around language in the Indigenous community.  This is the third post of the four part series.

By: Christina Coolidge 226 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Women the Keepers of Language [Part Two]: Language Loss

Series

Christina Coolidge is an Indigenous Program researcher with Career Services at SFU.  In this four-part series she shares how Indigenous women are the keepers of language and discusses various issues and topics around language in the Indigenous community.  This is the second post of the four part series.

By: Christina Coolidge 230 reads | 0 comments
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Lost in Technical Translation: How to Succeed in an Unfamiliar Environment

on-the-job learning

We’ve all been put into situations where we have felt lost, unsure, or unfamiliar with our surroundings. Here are a few tips to help you make the best of a new or unfamiliar corporate environment.

By: Christina Martino 570 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Maximize Your Co-op Experience

Communication

Want to make the most of your work term and thrive in the position? Public Relations Intern Kelly shares 5 tips on maximizing your Co-op experience. 

By: Kelly Furey 1368 reads | 0 comments
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