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Go With the Flow, Opportunity Will Come

Cooledge

As a co-op student you often get a lot of advice about the value of research based or industry based co-op.  According to Kay, sometimes we just need to sort out which one suits each indvidual best. Read on to learn about her experience with both research based and industry based co-op positions.

By: Kay Sze 1330 reads | 0 comments
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May Link Round Up

OLC Blog

Every month we collect our favourite content from our site and around and web, and we collect it for you in one easy-to-read place! Check out our highlights from May.

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Volunteering as a Creative

ENGAGE

There are many creative endeavors that an SFU student can pursue (either as professional or as a hobbyist) ranging from Graphic Design, Web Design, Photography, Film, and so forth.

By: Nicola Sznajder 741 reads | 0 comments
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"Why Should I Join A Club?"

Volunteering

Student clubs are a great way to get involved with the campus community! Loren shares her views on why you should join one ASAP!

By: Loren Catotal 840 reads | 0 comments
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A day in the life of a Taxpayer Services Agent at CRA

Co-operative Education

Haqikat is a fourth year Business student who worked at Canada Revenue Agency for co-op.  Haqikat shares what training and a typical day looks like as a Taxpayer Services Agent. 

By: Haqikat Hans 2441 reads | 0 comments
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The Secret to Securing Your First Co-Op Term: A Reflection On My First Co-op Search And How I Landed My Dream Placement

Co-operative Education

Kelly is a Communications Co-op student who landed her dream job. She shares how she did this with 5 tips! 

By: Kelly Furey 2676 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering With The Indian Summer Festival!

Festival

Looking to get out and engage with your community this summer? The Indian Summer Festival is a great opporunity to meet new people and help out with an awesome event!

By: Trisha Dulku 703 reads | 0 comments
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Surviving the Aftershock of the 9-5: 5 Tips to Transition from Student to Professional Life

Life Balance

5 Tips on making the adjustment from the student schedule to that of a budding, young professional

By: Hailey Mathiesen 1952 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: SFU K.STORM

SFU Club of the Week

Want to get involved with clubs on-campus? Emily takes a look at K-Storm, a club promoting involvement in Korean Culture to SFU students!

By: Emily Co 932 reads | 0 comments
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A Sober Year

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June 03, 2009 is the day my life took a dramatic turn as I turned away from drugs and alcohol and toward a different life.

By: Christina Coolidge 1265 reads | 0 comments
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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook [Part 3]: App Review

Communication, Art and Technology

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC.

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Celebrating Education with the Nisga'a

Indigenous

I had the pleasure of attending Nisga’a Ts’amiks graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 31, 2014 and to meet SFU’s new director of the Indigenous Student Centre.

By: Christina Coolidge 1551 reads | 0 comments
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Help Others Help Themselves

Fraser Health

The Fraser Health Crisis Line is the longest running and busiest emotional distress help line in British Columbia and is constantly looking for more help!

By: Alyssa Barnhouse 775 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Kiran Basra at Electronic Arts

tech

For Kiran Basra, senior Communication Co-op student, working at Electronic Arts was a unique experience from the get-go. Between re-constructing her job description and fine-tuning her marketing analytics skills on-the-job, Kiran has re-defined what Communication Co-op students can accomplish. 

By: sgrandin 1814 reads | 0 comments
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Get Involved With The Vancouver Fringe Festival

Vancouver

The Vancouver Fringe Festival has volunteer opportunities in a variety of areas including marketing, finance, design, administration, and all the way to bartending!

By: Anju Chhokar 978 reads | 0 comments
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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 2] Portfolio Review

Phone Interview

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC. 

By: admin 1464 reads | 0 comments
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Tips and Tricks for Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop Edition

Professional Development

The Adobe Creative Suite programs are amazing when you know how to use them, but can drive a person crazy when they’re trying to learn. Here are our handy tips and tricks for Adobe Creative Suite that won't show up in your Google search!

By: alexbrz 1255 reads | 0 comments
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How do Snakes Poop? And Other Curious Questions a Science Facilitator Co-op Student Could Ask You

Co-operative Education

For her first co-op, SFU Biology and English student Kristina Charania headed to the heart of Vancouver to work as a Science Facilitator at Science World for four months. Read all about her co-op adventures and challenges under the dome!

By: Kristina Charania 3153 reads | 0 comments
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Owning Your Own Leadership Style

CSI Blog

Have you ever identified with the leadership characteristics of Donald Trump, Ellen DeGeneres or Barack Obama? Read on to discover where your leadership style falls in regards to these three influential people.

 

By: Nicole Strutt 1100 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Jeremy Chao @ SAP

Co-operative Education

Performing in a theatre troupe, dressing up like a Ghostbuster, giving out soup to the homeless –not what typically comes to mind when you think about working in the tech sector. But for Jeremy Chao, 3rd year Communication Co-op student, they were some of the most rewarding parts of his Co-op terms at SAP

By: liesl 1212 reads | 0 comments
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