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Part 1: The Proverbial Foot in the Door

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Feeling stuck on the outside of the job market looking in? Need experience for a job but a job for experience? Read how one Master of Resource Management candidate made his way out of “the trap”.

By: Stephen Chastain 880 reads | 0 comments
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Things You Learn Journeying (Close to) the Top of the World

Destinations

Nowhere are the dire effects of climate change more apparent than in the Arctic. Join Sarah as she recounts her 3-week expedition at the top of the world and the 3 invaluable life lessons learned along the way. 

By: Sarah Gutzmann 1909 reads | 0 comments
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Christiane’s Working Adventure in Bolivia! February: Arrivals and Carnaval Times

Christiane's Working Adventure in Bolivia

In the winter of 2013, SFU Geography student Christiane Pulluau trekked to La Paz, Bolivia to work with a CED (Community Economic Development) group. She shared her diary entries with us, and part one is featured here.

By: Christiane Palluau 3843 reads | 0 comments
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Christiane's Working Adventure in Bolivia! February: A Little Bird Told Me…

International Co-op

In the winder of 2013, SFU Geography student Christiane Pulluau trekked to La Paz, Bolivia to work with a CED (Community Economic Development) group. She shared her diary entries with us, this is part two of her adventure.

By: Christiane Palluau 3693 reads | 0 comments
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Christiane's Working Adventure in Bolivia! March: Arts and Culture

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In the winter of 2013, SFU Geography student Christiane Pulluau trekked to La Paz, Bolivia to work with a CED (Community Economic Development) group. She shared her diary entries with us, and we present the third insallment: Arts and Culture in March.

By: Christiane Palluau 2884 reads | 0 comments
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Christiane's Working Adventure in Bolivia! Spring: Those Little Places

Co-op Reflections

In the winter of 2013, SFU Geography student Christiane Pulluau trekked to La Paz, Bolivia to work with a CED (Community Economic Development) group. In her final installment she shares some of her favourite places.

By: Christiane Palluau 6054 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Profile: Education Opportunities in Environment & Sustainability

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SFU Faculty of Environment alumni Wes Regan graduated with a BA in Geography and two certificates in Urban Studies and Sustainable Community Development. Since then, he has become a successful contractor/consultant in Community Development and Urban Planning.

By: Leigh McGregor 1629 reads | 0 comments
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Kyle’s Experience in China: An Adventure of a Lifetime

Co-op Reflections

Kyle went on the SFD program in Summer 2012 where he worked with an organization called the Chinese Ecosystem Research Network, in China though the International Co-op program. Read on to find out what he learned from a new cultural experience.

By: Jesse Choo 4640 reads | 0 comments
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Improving the Earth: Part Three

International Co-op

Neil Nunn, a third year Geography student specializing in environmental studies is passionate about environmental, developmental and social justice issues. In this article, the second of a series, Neil discusses the issue of deforestation and shares his co-op adventures at a community school in Ghana.

By: Neil Nunn 4636 reads | 0 comments
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In-SHUCK-ch Nation

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Joey worked for In-SHUCK-ch Nation for his 8 month co-op, and his main project was to help plan the In-Shuck-ch Days Festival.  Read on to learn about the challenges and rewards of his position.

By: Joey Chang 1049 reads | 0 comments