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Where to Go for Your Summer Job Search – On-Campus & Off-Campus Resources

work

Will you be looking for a summer job this year? Our Career team presents some options you may want to check out.                                                                      

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Summer will be here in no time... are you ready?

SFU

Is winter the time to think about your summer job? Yes! Whether or not you know what you want to do when you graduate, the summer season can help you prepare.   

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Summer Opportunities Fair is Coming!

Work Search

Join us at the Summer Opportunities Fair, where you’ll have the chance to pursue a diverse and interesting collection of each! Bring your resume in case you’re interested in applying for any opportunities on the spot! Build new contacts and expand your professional network.

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Dave's Diary: The F Word - The Key To Confidence

Dave's Diary

I was not a confident person in high school. Sure, I did fine in my classes, but most of the time that didn't seem very important. Like most people, I was more worried about how other people perceived me, particularly those mysterious and intimidating members of the opposite gender. Today, I'm a more confident person. When and how did that transformation happen?

By: David Lindskoog 5071 reads | 0 comments
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What's Your Career I.Q.?

CSI Blog

Take the majors myths quiz – three true and false questions – and discover the truth about some common myths.

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Deciding on Your Major

Academic Success

Choosing a major is an important decision and there are so many factors to consider; including a myriad of influences—parents, your peers, career options, and the current job market. What’s an undeclared major to do? Read on to find out! 

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Dave's Diary: When You're Wrong, You're Right

Dave's Diary

It's not what you say that matters, but how you say it. You could be making something up on the spot, and be totally wrong on whatever it is you're talking about, but if you appear confident in what you're saying, you're more likely to be seen as right.

What exactly is confidence, and how do we get more of it?

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Becoming a Global Citizen: Are You on Track?

CSI Blog

“Global Citizenship” is a term that is popping up more and more.  Some say global citizenship is a way of thinking, others say it is about self-awareness and awareness of others, and still others say it is participating in the social and political life of one’s community.

By: Grace Lee 4545 reads | 0 comments
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Work Search Wisdom: From Rejection to Realization

Career Peers

With a semester of co-op experience, I figured finding my next work term would be a breeze. After all, now I had relevant office experience to add to all the volunteer and part-time work on my resume. Unfortunately, I was mistaken. So what was I doing wrong?

By: Jennifer Gutzmann 6457 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: The True Cost of Overtime - Fires & Addicts

Overtime

When it comes to careers, we act like addicts - in spite of clear evidence that working too many hours is damaging us, we continue to do it because of perceived short term reward. It's time for a change.

By: David Lindskoog 4476 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Emotions, Content, and Process in Careers

counselling theory

Emotions are one of the most distinctive, primal, and ubiquitous features of human life. Yet, despite their important role in career development and decision making, they can be one of the most frequently overlooked issues in career advising/counselling. Why?


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Cover Letters: The Beginning Is All or Nothing

introductions

Has someone ever told you that your cover letter needs to have an “eye-catching” and interesting beginning? Well, this is no myth.  Recently, my sister who works in Human Resources has told me horror stories about the cover letters that she is subjected to reading.

By: Stephanie Juy 18248 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: The Happiness of Subtraction

Career Exploration

Money, material possessions, a great job, time, even love... I would argue that adding any of these to your life is not the key to happiness.  No, adding anything is not the way to go. Instead, let's think about subtraction.

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New Semester Resolutions

Life Experience

If you are like me, you make new semester resolutions at the start of every term. If you are like me, many of these resolutions are lofty, vague, and eventually unfulfilled. By setting SMART goals, can acheiving my goals actually be possible?

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Dave's Diary: Stubborn or Persistent? A Stark Difference

Dave's Diary

Like most things, persistence is something of a double-edged sword: it can be either a huge strength when applied in a constructive direction, or an outright flaw when clung to too tightly in situations that call for more flexibility. Like Ned Stark's honour, it can earn you respect and carry you to high places, but it can just as quickly get you into serious trouble.

By: dlindsko 4513 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: Feel Limited By Your Major?

CSI Blog

How accurate are you in predicting what a person’s career would be based on what they majored in university? Read a list of some of my close friends’ careers.  Can you guess what their university majors were? Take this quiz and match the job title to the university major:

By: Johny Seto 8761 reads | 0 comments
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