How Social Media Affects Your Chance of Getting Hired

Stella Liang

Have you ever wondered whether future or current employers actually check your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram before or after the interview? You might say that you’re safe; having already privatized all your accounts, but well the truth is... 

By: Stella Liang 243 reads | 0 comments

How Do You Engage the World? Start by Engaging in Surrey


Learn about the Racing Readers program, and discover how you can "engage the world" as a volunteer.

By: Rachel Wong 290 reads | 0 comments

A Typical Day at Racing Readers

Racing Readers

Learn what it is like to volunteer for Racing Readers.  Celina shares her typical day volunteering for the program.

By: Celina Wang 272 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering for SFU Relay for Life

manal masud

Learn about my experiences volunteering for SFU Relay for Life. As an organizing committee volunteer you develop leadership skills, plan and execute an event, and make a positive difference in the lives of people living with cancer. If you are seeking a leadership role, enjoy event planning, fundraising or promoting, then SFU Relay for Life may be the right fit for you! 

By: Manal Masud 1168 reads | 0 comments

Five Events to Attend While at SFU


Have you wondered what else you can get out of a university experience, besides an education? Do you want to get out there and have fun, meet new people and learn new things? These are 5 events you don't want to miss.

By: Martha Espinoza 1404 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach


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

By: Jack Zhou 1199 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the SFU Volunteer Services Coordinator About Engagement Peers

Professional Development

Who are the Engagement Peers and what makes this SFU volunteer experience unique? Jack interviews Albert Fung, Volunteer Services Coordinator about his experiences with this peer group.

By: Jack Zhou 963 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

Jack Zhou

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 1155 reads | 0 comments

‘Cause Bloggers Gonna Blog (Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog)


"You need at least 2 years of work experience to get this (entry-level) position.” Learn how one student used volunteer blogging to gain that ever-so-important 2  years of experience and get a leg up in the professional world!

By: Ashley Macey 1065 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers

Career Peers

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 1213 reads | 0 comments

Coach Talks: Chance Moments & Career Memories

Career Peers

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 1508 reads | 0 comments

On the Ground: Department Student Unions

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Wondering what a DSU is and what they do? Erika shares her story about her involvement in a DSU and how it has enriched her time at SFU.

By: Erika De Torres 1133 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: You Are Welcome to Join our Career Peer Family!


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 1308 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: My Story About Becoming a Career Peer Educator


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 1516 reads | 0 comments

5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Give than to Receive

Top Tip Lists

What sense does it make to add volunteering to your already busy schedule? Can any good come out of that? You might be surprised with what I've found!

By: Bethany Collins 1140 reads | 0 comments
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