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An Introvert’s Guide to Prepping for the Professional World

Communication, Art and Technology

Yes, shy people can (and do!) succeed, too—and not just as murder-mystery novelists and computer programmers.

By: Leah de Roy 9793 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach

Volunteering

Jack shares his story and reflection of his two years spent volunteering as a Career Peer Educator.

By: Jack Zhou 12419 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

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Jack, sets out to hear insights from the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor. In this interview, we hear her thoughts about the program and working with Career Peers.

By: Jack Zhou 13359 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers

ENGAGE

As an English major, Samantha came into the Career Peer Educator program with certain goals but her experience wasn't quite what she had expected.

By: Samantha Rosiczkowski 18515 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: Chance Moments & Career Memories

ENGAGE

Have you ever experienced chance moments? It’s not about when you get chance moments, but more about how you respond to them. This is an article about learning about chance moments through the Career Peer Educator Program, as well as a thank you to Career Services for last two years.

By: Stephen Kaita 20473 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: You Are Welcome to Join our Career Peer Family!

CSI Blog

In this blog post learn about the most rewarding parts of being a Career Peer Educator, as told by Daniel, a Career Peer Educator since 2013!

By: Daniel Wang 11601 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: My Story About Becoming a Career Peer Educator

ENGAGE

Hear from Nader Kassem on how he discovered the Career Peers a year ago and why he enjoys being a Career Peer Educator.

By: Nader Kassem 19915 reads | 0 comments
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TRUTH: Your Major Matters Much Less Than You Think

Celine Salim

When thousands of other candidates are graduating with the same degree as you, how do you make yourself stand out? How do you boost your value beyond the degree(s) you graduated with?

By: Celine Salim 8561 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why You Should Mention Playing Sports in an Interview

Top Tip Lists

Learn how those years of recreational sports can help you land the job of your dreams! 

By: Ashley Macey 29753 reads | 0 comments
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First Impressions Matter – Here’s How to Make Yours Count!

Top Tip Lists

First impressions are important, especially in the workplace. Your employer will be judging you based on how you present yourself – at all times! It may seem scary, but I’ll show you how to ace that first meeting!

 
By: Elvira Chan 18383 reads | 1 comments
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Top 10 Tips from Science Alumni

Top Tip Lists

Learn about some of the helpful suggestions given by Science Alumni during the “Inspiring Careers Panel: Innovation in Industry and in Your Own Career” and the “Chemistry Career Night”.

By: Leah Harrison 14037 reads | 0 comments
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The Other Side of the Desk: Interview Tips from an Interviewer's Perspective

ENGAGE

Ever wonder what an interviewer is thinking during your interview? Here’s Bernice to give you a sneak peek thanks to her experience on an SFSS hiring committee!

By: Bernice Puzon 14481 reads | 0 comments
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It’s Never Too Late to Start Over

career exploration

Figuring out your dream career can take several years as you try new things, meet interesting people and learn more about yourself. After five years in an established career, co-op became a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me to start over, change career lanes, and gain amazing work experience as a Student Engagement Program Coordinator at SFU.

By: Lucia Pecnikova 10676 reads | 0 comments
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Is the Job a Good Fit For You?

Kate Smirnova

Can you tell whether a job will be one that helps you wake up happy or one you would eventually dream of quitting? There are actually some telltale signs that can help you understand the job and company culture to give you a better idea of the fit.

By: Kate Smirnova 15048 reads | 0 comments
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The Frosting on the Cake - How to Start Your Business Before You Graduate

Business

Jeremy Wong, founder of Mancakes Bakery, is living proof that for entrepreneurs their phone is their office and their office is wherever they are. I had a chance to catch up with Jeremy recently and hear about his journey and future plans to revolutionize the dessert industry. 

By: Evelyn Yuhsuan Chen 15605 reads | 0 comments
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What You Can Do Now to Make Your Resume Stand Out After Graduation

Resumes

If you want to use your degree to kick-start your career, it’s just as important to build up other relevant experiences for your resume. In fact, that’s what can help your resume stand out from the rest! And the best time to start is before you graduate. 

By: Daniel Cooper 27465 reads | 0 comments
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