#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach

Career Peers

Jack shares his story and reflection of his two years spent volunteering as a Career Peer Educator.

By: Jack Zhou 1400 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the SFU Volunteer Services Coordinator About Engagement Peers

Get Involved

Who are the Engagement Peers and what makes this SFU volunteer experience unique? Jack interviews Albert Fung, Volunteer Services Coordinator about his experiences with this peer group.

By: Jack Zhou 1088 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

SFU Interviews

Jack, sets out to hear insights from the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor. In this interview, we hear her thoughts about the program and working with Career Peers.

By: Jack Zhou 1402 reads | 0 comments

Alumni Showcase: CMNSU Interviews Carolyn Baldridge at Metro Vancouver Transit Police

Communication, Art and Technology

A communication strategy is something that virtually every organization needs, but what kind of work does it entail for the people responsible for crafting and executing it?

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 1294 reads | 0 comments

‘Cause Bloggers Gonna Blog (Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog)


"You need at least 2 years of work experience to get this (entry-level) position.” Learn how one student used volunteer blogging to gain that ever-so-important 2  years of experience and get a leg up in the professional world!

By: Ashley Macey 1217 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers


As an English major, Samantha came into the Career Peer Educator program with certain goals but her experience wasn't quite what she had expected.

By: Samantha Rosiczkowski 1366 reads | 0 comments

Coach Talks: Chance Moments & Career Memories


Have you ever experienced chance moments? It’s not about when you get chance moments, but more about how you respond to them. This is an article about learning about chance moments through the Career Peer Educator Program, as well as a thank you to Career Services for last two years.

By: Stephen Kaita 1686 reads | 0 comments

On the Ground: Department Student Unions

Engagement Peers

Wondering what a DSU is and what they do? Erika shares her story about her involvement in a DSU and how it has enriched her time at SFU.

By: Erika De Torres 1297 reads | 0 comments

When to say “No”

Personal Development

Do you have people knocking at your door, asking for your expertise? Did you want to say yes to all of them, but didn’t know if you could handle all of it? Say “no” now, so that you can say yes to the things you truly want later. 

By: Clair Lam 1243 reads | 0 comments

Lessons I Learned about Adjusting to Life Abroad


I was a bit nervous at first about leaving the city life behind, but I soon came to realize that the change would be a great new adventure. I feel incredibly lucky to live abroad in a small town, because I get to experience and immerse myself in a uniquely French culture.

By: Rachel Osterman 1598 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: You Are Welcome to Join our Career Peer Family!

Peer Education

In this blog post learn about the most rewarding parts of being a Career Peer Educator, as told by Daniel, a Career Peer Educator since 2013!

By: Daniel Wang 1478 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: My Story About Becoming a Career Peer Educator

Personal Development

Hear from Nader Kassem on how he discovered the Career Peers a year ago and why he enjoys being a Career Peer Educator.

By: Nader Kassem 1689 reads | 0 comments

TRUTH: Your Major Matters Much Less Than You Think

career exploration

When thousands of other candidates are graduating with the same degree as you, how do you make yourself stand out? How do you boost your value beyond the degree(s) you graduated with?

By: Celine Salim 1314 reads | 0 comments

Starting From Scratch in the World of IT: The #1 Tip to Remember


Don’t see your need to ask questions as a sign of weakness or incompetency, but as a way to learn and grow. Your Co-op supervisor understands that most of us go into these internships as beginners.

By: Carmen Chen 1651 reads | 0 comments

Betsy Turtle Bruyere: Indigenous Career Journey Story


This is my Story and I’m sticking to it...

By: Betsy Turtle Bruyere 1918 reads | 0 comments

Barry Vickers: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous Journey Stories

University, many people once told me, is the best time of your life. Yes, there is something to be said about being broke and stressed out with deadlines and exams.

By: Barry Vickers 1323 reads | 0 comments

Graduate Aboriginal Scholarships attract diverse scholars

Indigenous New Media

The successful applicants for the 2014 Graduate Aboriginal Entrance Scholarships were Jordan Abel and Christina Coolidge. They are exploring different aspects of Aboriginal storytelling.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 1804 reads | 0 comments

5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Give than to Receive


What sense does it make to add volunteering to your already busy schedule? Can any good come out of that? You might be surprised with what I've found!

By: Bethany Collins 1287 reads | 0 comments

Volunteer for CACUSS “Whole Campus, Whole Student” Conference 2015

Volunteer Services

I had the opportunity to speak to some of the CACUSS 2015 Conference organizers about the goals and meaning of the conference theme: “Whole Campus, Whole Student" as well as the benefits of volunteering your time and skills for this conference and beyond.

By: Elvira Chan 1783 reads | 0 comments

Coach Talks: 3 Floors Down

Life Experience

I’ve worked in the sports industry for ten years, and to this day I still love it. This article is all about growth in one of my athletic sports positions, discussing my personal and professional experience, as well as a thank you letter to a good mentor of mine.

By: Stephen Kaita 1425 reads | 0 comments
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