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A Discussion/Disclosure Regarding Professional Development in the Arts

School for Contemporary Arts

Professional development in contemporary arts, in a post-secondary setting, is problematic. What is the responsibility of the university? What does professional development for artists look like? Kevin answers these questions and more.

By: Kevin Day 9701 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Co-operative Education

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 9406 reads | 0 comments
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From Classroom to Cubicle: How My Student Skills Led to Co-op Success

Co-operative Education

Once you land a job, the skills you’ve learned in your classes make surprising appearances in the workforce. Discover how Rebecca’s ability to navigate university helped her attain co-op success!

By: Rebecca Chong 9212 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Do a Co-op Term with the Feds? (The Answer is Yes)

Communique

Emily recounts her co-op term working with the Feds at Service Canada. 

By: Emily Edwards 8565 reads | 0 comments
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How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life

Tips

used to be very shy, a person who dared not speak to new people. Public speaking terrified me, even worse than getting an injection. As both an introvert and a sentimental person, I admired people who could just get out there and form friendships. So, I started to work on my goals and I soon realized that speaking to people is much better than getting an injection!

By: Jingyao Li 8017 reads | 0 comments
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Lying Stills: Constructing Truth with Photography

Co-op

Six students from the School for the Contemporary Arts worked with the Capture Photography Festival on a public art project titled Lying Stills: Constructing Truth with Photography. Read about their contributions to this exciting project!  

By: Kevin Day 8691 reads | 0 comments
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Action Talk #3: Highlights

Co-op

A recap of the third Action Talk event held at SFU Woodward’s. 

By: Kevin Day 682 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Dance Marathon: Highlight of the Event This Year and What to Expect in 2017

Volunteer

Another successful SFU Dance Marathon took place on February 20, 2016. Numerous executive members and volunteers put in countless amount of hours to not only make the event bigger and better than the preceding years, but to also help raise awareness of this fundraising initiative on campus in order to attract more attention and support from SFU students, staff, and faculty. The countless amount of efforts paid off as the club was able to raise just under $25, 000 for B.C. Children’s Hospital. 

By: Amy Gill 1451 reads | 0 comments
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Changing Attitudes to Debunk Co-op Myths

Co-operative Education

Oftentimes, we allow ourselves to believe we are not good enough. In this post, I debunk 5 co-op myths of self-defeat allowing you to rise to any challenge.

By: Cherlene E. Chang 8913 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Resilience in my Search for Meaningful Work: One International Student’s Story

Career Peers

Facing rejection is hard, especially when you are studying abroad and trying to find your way. Here are my top three tips for ways to attract success and land the job you want.

By: Alireza Mogharrab 8370 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons Why There's No Rush to Finish Your Degree

Co-op

Matthew enters his fourth year with a newfound perspective on graduation. His time working for SFU Career and Volunteer Services has taught him that when it comes to education, there should be no rush. Here, he shares his top 3 reasons why!

By: Matthew Furtado 11941 reads | 0 comments
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Event Recap: SFU Indigenous Day

federal government

The 2nd Annual SFU Indigenous Day at the SFU Burnaby campus was a huge success! Here is a recap of the event.

By: admin 7343 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things to Remember When Setting Learning Objectives as a Continuing Student

Learning Objectives

Congratulations on extending your work term! It's time for more Learning Objectives! Don't worry though, if you're having a hard time thinking up of some new ones, read these 5 tips to help you.

By: Wen-Ting Fan 8430 reads | 0 comments
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So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government

Arts and Social Sciences

Jobs in the federal government are well-paid, interesting, and a great springboard for your career. They are also very hard to get. These six tips could help you land your dream job!

By: Diana Bartosh 7120 reads | 0 comments
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Seek and Ye Shall Find: 5 Tips for Co-op Job Seekers

Co-operative Education

Truth be told, finding my first co-op job took me three semesters. Don’t panic! Here are 5 tips to help keep you on track, motivated and increase your competitiveness in your co-op job search. 

By: Chris McCluskie 7572 reads | 0 comments
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I Hated Networking, Until...

Professional Development

For Pauline, an invitation to a networking event automatically elicits feelings of anxiety, triggers the sweat glands and generates one glaring thought, “no freakin’ way.” Read as she navigates her way through her networking anxieties.

By: Pauline Leoncio 5535 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories: Deborah L. Smith

Personal Development

"The road has been a long one and filled with many stops and starts. I would say never be afraid of having to do things over and over again because failure is not weakness or "bad". It's a way to know how to move forward." 

By: admin 8189 reads | 0 comments
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The Value of Growth: Sowing the Seeds for Future Success

Appnovation Technologies

Growth is about constantly challenging and stretching ourselves, both personally and professionally. Through co-op, I have had the opportunity to learn and grow from my peers and mentors, truly experiencing and understanding the value of growth in the process. 

By: Aakriti Arora 9095 reads | 0 comments
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5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Communique

Many students enter communications with the hopes of landing a glamorous, high-paying job. In this article, Celine makes a case for why you may want to consider a less glamorous, but highly rewarding career in the non-profit sector.

By: Celine Diaz 2010 reads | 0 comments
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International Co-op Twitter Contest 2016

International

International Co-op held their very first My Work Term Abroad Twitter Contest 2016 for students to share their Co-op experiences abroad.

By: admin 1078 reads | 0 comments
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