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Top 5 Overlooked Volunteer Opportunities

Career Exploration

While it may seem difficult to find experience in your field of study, there are a large portion of volunteer opportunities that are often over looked. Read on to find out what they are!

 

By: Nicole Strutt 7446 reads | 0 comments
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At The Bottom End: On Sucking At Your Job

Learning

Sticking with something to the point where you develop enough skill to love it isn't easy, especially when considering career choices. So, if you don't feel 100% impassioned by your work right away, that's okay! Here's why.

By: David Lindskoog 6955 reads | 0 comments
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Accelerating Your Career Through Community Involvement

Networking

It may only be the start of the semester, but you’re probably already piled with work. However, there’s no better time to get involved within your community than now, especially with so many volunteer opportunities around with the new year. Find out how being involved can jumpstart your career.

By: Abbas Virji 4834 reads | 0 comments
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Top 3 Reasons to Join a Student Club or Organization

CSI Blog

Want to be closer to your university? Looking to gain valuable experience in your field of study? Want to have valuable connections that will last you a lifetime? Joining a student club or association just could give you the solution you need!

By: Nicole Strutt 17998 reads | 0 comments
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(Stop) Talkin 'Bout My Generation

Dave's Diary

Confession time: I think it would be really great if everyone decided that it was past due time to stop writing about millenials. You've worn me down, and I've had enough. Here's why.

By: David Lindskoog 6521 reads | 0 comments
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Why Does Rejection Hurt So Much?

Dave's Diary

No matter how well you've prepared for it, rejection hurts on a gut-wrenching , tear-jerking scale. Why does it hurt so much? Perhaps more importantly, how can we deal with it? Dave proposes two conceptualizations of rejection, and some tips for dealing with it to go with each.

By: David Lindskoog 8032 reads | 0 comments
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Are YOU Having Fun? It's Essential!

CSI Blog

After that long, endless onslaught of papers, exams and presentations, it’s time for your mind to get some rest. But you might be surprised at just how important it is to have fun. Read on to find out why!

By: Abbas Virji 4620 reads | 0 comments
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Fun Things You Can Do Towards Your Career

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Having fun is important because it gives your brain time to refresh and allow for creative ideas to come into your work. It can also help you expand your network, stay updated within your industry, increase your productivity, develop a professional online presence, and can help you stay organized.  

By: Stephanie Munez 6118 reads | 0 comments
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You Can Only Plan So Much

John Krumboltz

What are your plans for the future? Does this question make you cringe? Don't worry: you're not alone. The pressure to have our future plans all figured out can be overwhelming. But the truth is, we don't need to have it all figured out. How can we predict the future when it's always changing?

By: Lindsey Verbeek 4969 reads | 0 comments
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Christmas: A Great Time To Accelerate Your Job Search

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It's understandable to look forward to a relaxing break during the winter holidays, one that will be devoid of any intellectual effort. However, I encourage you to reconsider: treat this as an excellent time to jump ahead in your job search! Here's the story of how I made the most of my holiday job search.

By: Eric Cai 8697 reads | 0 comments
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Using the Holiday Spirit Towards Your Career

job seeking

Have you ever thought of how the holidays can help your career? The hustle and bustle, holiday gatherings, and gift-giving are all aspects that can be applied to expanding your network or even get you a job for the new year.

By: Stephanie Munez 4627 reads | 0 comments
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Myths and Tips of What You Can Do In Government

bilingualism

There are many myths that are prevalent about working in government, whether it is at the federal, provincial or municipal level. But do these myths actually hold any truth? Read on to find out more, and to also discover a fantastic event opportunity to network with government representatives from all levels!

By: Abbas Virji 5412 reads | 0 comments
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Exams: How to Handle The "Threat of Academia"

Exams

Exams are often seen as "the great threat" in academia. This article explores why we often get anxious about exams, and offers both practical and personal tips to reduce the threat they pose!

By: David DiTomaso 5008 reads | 0 comments
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Exploring Your Career Options Through Co-op

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Career exploration is a lifelong journey. You are likely to be exploring new fields you may not know exist, and you may find yourself switching occupations quite a few times (which is perfectly acceptable). If there’s one thing to do with regards to your career exploration, it would be to start now

By: Abbas Virji 4140 reads | 0 comments
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Roadtrip Nation: The Road to Your Career Exploration

Roadtrip Nation

A group of students and recent graduates who didn’t know what they wanted to do with their career travelled across the United States to interview community leaders from Netflix, Cosmopolitan, National Geographic, and more. Learn about how Roadtrip Nation can help you. 

By: Stephanie Munez 4371 reads | 0 comments
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Loving Your Job vs. Loving Youself

Career Services

Should our most important values be fulfilled by the job we do? Anything less tends to be viewed as "just a job." The result is predictable: a bunch of unsatisfied people who think they should be in more fulfilling jobs. Dave argues it's better to love yourself than your job.

By: David Lindskoog 6039 reads | 0 comments
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