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Career Peer Experiences During COVID-19: A Wonderful Opportunity

Leadership

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 535 reads | 0 comments
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Getting out of the Dumps and Back on the Hunt in a COVID Job Market

Persistence

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 893 reads | 0 comments
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Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

Peer Education

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 6823 reads | 0 comments
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An Insider's Guide to Successful Work Search

Student Development

SFU's Career Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Francis Mercurio, Career Peer, show you how to set up for a successful search by getting strategic and supported. You deserve to get noticed! 

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

Communication

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 4996 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Summer Work During COVID? Here’s Where to Find Jobs

Work Search

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 6510 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 1576 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

Technology & Innovation

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

Communication, Art and Technology

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

Professional Development

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

By: Sarah Saghah 3850 reads | 0 comments
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6 Interview Tips from the Other Side of the Table: an Interviewer’s Perspective

Interviews

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 7810 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 6496 reads | 0 comments
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4 Steps to Prepare for Graduating University

Professional Development

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 3879 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 4684 reads | 0 comments
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Dr. Stresslove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My English Degree

Network

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 3317 reads | 0 comments
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The Right Versus the Wrong: Career Lessons from Johnny Bunko

ENGAGE

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 4409 reads | 0 comments
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Depression in Universities Part II: How You and Your University Can Help

depression

Part two of our “Depression in Universities” series brings us to how you and your university can support those who are working to overcome mental illness. Keep on reading to learn how you can help end the stigma with depression. 

By: Sarah Saghah 3537 reads | 0 comments
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Depression in Universities Part I: What Every Student Needs to Know About Having Depression

ENGAGE

Mental illness can affect anyone. If our society is to help end the stigma, the first step is to gain knowledge on the subject. This blog post connects readers with what it is like to have depression. 

By: Sarah Saghah 5822 reads | 0 comments
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