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15 Amazing Perks of Being an SFU Student

SFU Career Services

Not many people know about all the perks of being an SFU student, such as huge discounts, free access to normally paid services, and cheaper subscriptions to popular products. Here is a list of everything you can take advantage of as an SFU student!

 

By: Emily Feng 1170 reads | 0 comments
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Career Peer Experiences During COVID-19: A Wonderful Opportunity

Career Services

Who are SFU’s Career Peers? What was it like to be onboarded and trained remotely? What are they up to on the (virtual) campus this semester? Sharon Gill, a Career Peer at Career & Volunteer Services at SFU, tells us all.

By: Haebin Pan 961 reads | 0 comments
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Getting out of the Dumps and Back on the Hunt in a COVID Job Market

volunteer opportunities

Getting a job at a grocery store was definitely not what I was expecting to do with my last summer before graduation. I had big plans to apply to marketing and communications student positions and to make the most out of my education and off-time to get relevant experience, but when COVID-19 hit, I knew I just needed a job in general.

By: Keely Rammage-Scott 1381 reads | 0 comments
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Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

Student Development

Senior Career Peer Michael Ford writes about the importance of indispensable and eternal human skills for a career that thrives in times of crisis or calm.

By: Michael Ford 7256 reads | 0 comments
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10 Tips for Essential Work Search

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SFU's Career Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Francis Mercurio, Career Peer, have written an Insider's Guide, top 10 tips to a successful work search process. You deserve to get noticed! 

By: Deanne Esdale | Career Education Specialist with Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 2004 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

summer work search

COVID has made it tougher to find jobs this summer, but there are still some good opportunities to expand your skillset through volunteering – even if you are stuck at home. Whether you are looking for remote opportunities or want to support front line workers, here are some ideas to navigate your search.

By: Sara Rahnama 5507 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Summer Work During COVID? Here’s Where to Find Jobs

ENGAGE

If your summer job was cancelled, you’re not alone. Students are facing tough summer job prospects due to COVID, but there are opportunities out there. Here are the industries and companies hiring. 

By: Jill Eddy 7124 reads | 0 comments
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Dear younger self: Never give away your power.

Mental Health

Taking steps to prioritize your financial wellness can set you up for better overall wellness.

By: Lily Zhao 1875 reads | 0 comments
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Adventurous Vibes: Your Guide to an Incredible Study Experience in Canada

studyingabroad

Are you thinking of studying in Canada? Are you about to arrive or have recently landed? Make the most of your experience with these tips for studying abroad.

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Your Next Browser Will Pay You

digital media

You’re about to witness a movement that will make the shift from desktop to mobile look boring. Google and Facebook amass staggering amounts of money by harvesting your data and charging advertisers for your attention, but that’s going to change very soon.

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This is How Google will Collapse

Technology & Innovation

The way things might turn out for Google if current trends continue—reporting from a very near, post-Google future.

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The Benefits of Being a Career Peer Educator

ENGAGE

Welcome to Career and Volunteer Services, where all your career aspirations come true.

By: Sarah Saghah 4239 reads | 0 comments
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6 Interview Tips from the Other Side of the Table: an Interviewer’s Perspective

Professionalism

Ever wonder how interviewers feel on the other side of the table? SFU Career & Volunteer Services’ very own superstar Career Peer, Scarlett Wu, shares her perspective on interviews and offers ideas on how to ace your own.

By: Scarlett Wu 8161 reads | 0 comments
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'Til We Meet Again

ENGAGE

Recently graduated, Jien Hilario reflects back on university, career choices, convocation and her blog series I Am Able. 

By: Jien Hilario 6741 reads | 0 comments
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4 Steps to Prepare for Graduating University

Hustle

If you’re steps away from graduating, read on to see how I prepared to make the post-graduation world less intimidating.

By: Aurora Chiu 4120 reads | 0 comments
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#Goals: Lessons from Bo Sanchez

ENGAGE

Having a goal allows us to take aim and move forward. Jien, shares lessons in goal-setting from Bo Sanchez's How to Conquer your Goliaths. 

By: Jien Hilario 5047 reads | 0 comments
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Dr. Stresslove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My English Degree

ENGAGE

I was almost finished the semester, and I realized one tiny detail: I hated all my classes. This is the tale of how I followed my heart into an English degree, a network of professional contacts, and endless career possibilities. 

By: Elmira Bahrami Majd 3530 reads | 0 comments
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The Right Versus the Wrong: Career Lessons from Johnny Bunko

I am Able

Success does not follow a linear path and neither will your career. Jien, shares some fundamental lessons from "the last career guide you'll ever need."

By: Jien Hilario 4805 reads | 0 comments
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