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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; John R Welch

SFU Staff Spotlight

 

The Indigenous Research Institute  promotes research in areas related to Indigenous peoples read about on of its Researchers and his work.


By: John R Welch 6450 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

Business

Have you ever wondered if volunteer experience can be a more valuable experience in a hiring manager’s mind? Have you ever wondered about hidden benefits that go with volunteerism? If yes, this article is for you. Find out what makes volunteering distinct on your resume, and how it can help you land a co-op!

By: Kate Smirnova 7791 reads | 0 comments
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Gearing Up for the Green: Tips for Networking at Golf Events

Networking

Natalie is in her fourth year at the Beedie School of Business pursuing a BBA with concentrations in Marketing and Human Resource Management.  She shares how to network during golf events. 

By: Natalie Botteselle 5043 reads | 0 comments
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Pro Bono vs. Speculation Work

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

As a freelancer interested in certain aspects of volunteering, Nicola distinguishes between what it means when an opportunity is stated as Pro Bono or Speculation work?

By: Nicola Sznajder 5250 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

Loren Catotal

Be an advocate for gender equality, and volunteer with the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women's Shelter. They are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing support to women who may be experiencing sexual or physical abuse. Click through to read more!

By: Loren Catotal 6944 reads | 0 comments
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Wanted: Individuals Desiring An Adventure

ENGAGE

Looking to travel to a foreign country? Try something new? Meet some new people? You and AID could be a perfect match!

By: Esther Wei 5377 reads | 0 comments
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The Perfect Volunteer Opportunities by Season

Volunteering

Kim gives us a quick list of various different seasonal volunteering opportunities! Are there any others that you can think of?

By: Kim Huynh 4344 reads | 0 comments
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IATSU's Design for Donations

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

Nicola shares her insights from volunteering with Design for Donations by the Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union of SFU. Gain design experience on the types of projects you're interested in, while raising money for the charity of your choice!

By: Nicola Sznajder 5069 reads | 0 comments
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Be A Leader in Your Club!

Professional Associations and Clubs

Already involved in a club? Why not take it a step further and become a club executive! Loren goes through 4 reasons to consider taking on a leadership role in a student club or association.

By: Loren Catotal 4735 reads | 0 comments
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How to Apply the Skills from our Volunteer Experiences to Future Careers

ENGAGE

As a follow up to Kim's article, "Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering," read how those three key employability skills could be applied to a future career! Let us know: How would these skills apply to your own dream job?

By: Kim Huynh 4894 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

Emily Co

This week's SFU Club of the Week is the SFU Chapter of Love Your Neighbour. Here's a spotlight on this club that has expanded to offer local and international opportunities for students.

By: Emily Co 6300 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: A Letter to A Reader

ENGAGE

Why do you volunteer? There are many reasons why people volunteer for both professional and personal reasons. This is a personal article on why I volunteer at specific organizations. 

By: Stephen Kaita 4840 reads | 0 comments
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What Volunteering Can Do For You That Classrooms Can't

Skills Development

Academics are certainly important, but volunteering can certainly help you in other aspects of your life, both personally and professionally. Nicola explains some key benefits to gain from volunteering.

By: Nicola Sznajder 4264 reads | 0 comments
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Caring for the Elderly with Three Links Care Society

ENGAGE

Do you enjoy hanging out with your grandparents and listening to their stories from “back in the day”?  Then consider volunteering at Three Links Care Centre!

By: Loren Catotal 7469 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with SFU Public Square's 2014 Community Summit!

Volunteering

SFU Public Square is recruiting for a variety of volunteer roles for their upcoming 2014 Community Summit taking place October 19th-24th, and titled "Innovation, The Shock of the Possible." Read about what it will be like to be a part of this exciting event!

By: Jordana Fridman 5161 reads | 0 comments
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Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering

Kim Huynh

How does volunteering help your employability? Kim goes through a few of the top skills that you can gain from volunteering that will also help you as a working employee.

By: Kim Huynh 12203 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: The Social Media Network (SFUSMN)

The Social Media Network

This week, Emily features The Social Media Network as the SFU Club of the Week. Read about how their activities aim to increase students' professional social media prowess!

By: Emily Co 7801 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience Volunteering as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Anju Chhokar

Anju recounts her experience as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley, and what she learned about herself and others.

By: Anju Chhokar 8246 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 4 Reasons to Become a Coach

Career Exploration

Coaches. We have had them since we were five-years-old in sports, academics, or life. Throughout the years, we learn from other people, and this has had an influence on who we become. This is an article on reasons to become a coach. 

By: Stephen Kaita 5145 reads | 0 comments
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Taking On More Challenging Volunteer Roles

challenge

Challenging volunteer positions require more time and effort, but they can also be important stepping stones in your career path. Check out what Nicola says you need to be successful in a more difficult volunteer position.

By: Nicola Sznajder 4799 reads | 0 comments
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