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SFU’s Health and Counselling Services: More Than Just Your Average School Clinic

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SFU's Health and Counselling Services are offering incredible services and events to help students deal with the stress and anxiety that school life brings. So why aren't more students taking advantage of these services? Mutinta, who worked with HCS, brings awareness to many of the awesome resources HCS provides.

By: Mutinta Bbela 598 reads | 0 comments
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Finding the Right Fit: A Guide to Job Hunting

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After reaching the end of her first co-op semester, Amanda, a Business co-op student, reflects on her experience and shares tips on how to find a position that is best suited to help you achieve your goals

By: Amanda Dunbar 656 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Things I Learned Working With The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Top Tip Lists

The transition from a normal part-time job to a full-time, career-defining position is not always easy. Read on to find out how Hayley faces her challenges as well as providing 5 valuable strategies to make the most of your co-op experience.

By: Hayley Patrus 576 reads | 0 comments
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Is Co-op Worth It?

Communique

To do or not to do? In this article, Thuy An talks about the pros of the co-op program and how it can benefit your future career. 

By: Thuy An Lam 997 reads | 0 comments
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So, You Got a Big Girl Job — How to Navigate the World of Adults

Co-op

If you think you can't fit in this intimidating world of adults, Lauren will help you with her awesome tips!

By: Lauren Borean 1130 reads | 0 comments
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My Adventures working with the BC Lottery Corporation

Co-operative Education

Is working in an unfamiliar industry scary to you? Don’t know what to prepare before working in a co-op? Read on to find out more.

By: Cloris Sun 1299 reads | 0 comments
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Moving From Retail to Corporate : Life as an Operational Specialist at Canadian Western Trust

work experience

For three years I worked part-time at TD Canada Trust as a customer service representative and eventually a personal banking associate.

By: Phuong Mai 854 reads | 0 comments
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Small Firm, Big Opportunities: Insights into Working at a Small Firm

Accounting

If you ever wondered what it was like working at a small to mid-size accounting firm, read on for a few insights from my first co-op work term!

By: Kaadambari Ravi 1005 reads | 0 comments
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Gzowski 2019: Intership with CBC

Co-operative Education

"I cried the day I heard that I had won the CBC Radio Peter Gzowski Internship" Sonya shares her story on how she ended up being an intern at CBC Radio and why it's so important to not give up on your dreams. 

By: Sonya Hartwig 1472 reads | 0 comments
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Golden Opportunity: How I Accidentally Ended Up at a Fortune 500 Mining Company

Finance

What many students may not know is that it can be very disheartening to apply for jobs at first. You may not receive many responses. It feels almost as if all the positions you want have already been filled. 

By: Farah Jhumra 1735 reads | 0 comments
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Becoming A $60K Assistant

Co-op

When I first started at PCL as an Administrative Student, I was slightly disappointed.

By: Sharon 900 reads | 0 comments
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Building Routines to Build Productivity

changing habits

Procrastination became a close friend of mine and by the end of the semester, I was burnt out but relieved that it was all over. Then the cycle would repeat itself for another four months.

By: Holly Kang 845 reads | 0 comments
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Social Media 101: 4 Tips to Ace Social Media Management for an Institution out of Your Expertise

Communication

Curious how to run social media for a company out of your expertise? Take a look at Cristyn's article, where she reveals the best approaches to social media management and get ready to work in the field!

By: Cristyn Fung 1162 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Journey: How I Landed a Co-op working on 3 New Vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard

Workplace Success

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up” - Les Brown

By: Seraphina Augustus 975 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Through the First Month of your Co-op

Co-op

Getting Through the First Month of Your Co-op: How do you prepare for a new work term? And how do you survive the first month in a new co-op position? Business Major Anca Zgreaban shares five tips for easing smoothly from a study semester into a working term.

By: Anca Zgreaban 1610 reads | 0 comments
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3 Myths About Working in the Technology Industry Out of Town

Co-operative Education

Working in a technological industry as a non-tech student is much more exciting as you might have thought of it. Hilda shares her experience and debunks three myths about this niche.

By: Hilda Martin Kasyanju 1344 reads | 0 comments
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Corporate Environments DO In Fact Contain Interesting People

Communique

If you think that working for a corporation is incredibly dull in terms of social connections, take a look at Leo's article, where he busts this myth!

By: Leo Schoch-Tougas 1314 reads | 0 comments
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Being Qualified-ish

Co-op

Have you ever felt that you are not qualified enough for a job you just got? Privilege explains why it is more than alright to be a newbie and what you should understand about your position to take the best from your co-op term.

By: Privilege Rundogo 1479 reads | 0 comments
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Five Essential Skills for Cmns Co-ops

Co-operative Education

Are you wondering what skills you might need for a job in CMNS? Co-op student Amy unpacks five essential skills for your future CMNS career you might want to develop.

By: Amy Chui 1080 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 1247 reads | 0 comments
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