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Real Women

Indigenous

What is a real woman? Christina discusses the phrase, 'Real Women', and its damaging effects on women.

By: Christina Coolidge 600 reads | 0 comments
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At The Bottom End: On Sucking At Your Job

Life Experience

Sticking with something to the point where you develop enough skill to love it isn't easy, especially when considering career choices. So, if you don't feel 100% impassioned by your work right away, that's okay! Here's why.

By: David Lindskoog 453 reads | 0 comments
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The Unexpected Co-op Position in the Computer Mining Industry

Geovia

Christopher didn't expect to ever find work for a mining company, but that's exactly where his Co-op journey led him. As a software systems student, he imagined working for IBM or Microsoft, but instead a work term with Geovia turned out to be a career changing experience.

By: Christopher Kwong 940 reads | 0 comments
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Anudeep's Life Changing Co-op Experience

Co-op Reflections

Anudeep Chohan reflects back on his Co-op experience after completing four Engineering Co-op terms. After completing work terms on and off campus he shares how Co-op shaped his career, and himself.

By: Anudeep Chohan 1100 reads | 0 comments
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Voices from Turtle Island

Indigenous Event

Join Voices from Turtle Island from February 27th to March 1st, 2014. Spend the weekend celebrating written words from Turtle Island with a gathering of First Nations writers, critics, scholars, performers and anyone who enjoys Indigenous Literatures.

By: Natalie Knight 2241 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips for Staying Healthy Away from Home

Co-op Reflections

When I first settled into my new scene in Calgary four months ago, I was excited: I had a place to stay, loved my workplace, found the closest Bernard Callebaut chocolatier and even had my grandma set up on Skype. Everything was great. Four weeks later, I developed Shingles.

By: Heather Jang 687 reads | 1 comments
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Accelerating Your Career Through Community Involvement

Volunteering

It may only be the start of the semester, but you’re probably already piled with work. However, there’s no better time to get involved within your community than now, especially with so many volunteer opportunities around with the new year. Find out how being involved can jumpstart your career.

By: Abbas Virji 475 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Jobs on Campus

Jobs on Campus

Twitter Tuesdays returned for the Spring semester by bringing in Jackie Davie, Coordinator of Temporary Support Services

By: Elizabeth Moffat 447 reads | 0 comments
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Top 3 Reasons to Join a Student Club or Organization

CSI Blog

Want to be closer to your university? Looking to gain valuable experience in your field of study? Want to have valuable connections that will last you a lifetime? Joining a student club or association just could give you the solution you need!

By: Nicole Strutt 901 reads | 0 comments
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A Co-op with Huskey Energy

Co-op Reflections

Lyndon spent 16 months in Lloynminster Saskatchewan for his Co-op with Huskey Energy. Learn how the experience exceeded all of his expectations and how he learned new skills he never anticipated.

By: Lyndon Fernandes 1043 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Graduate Program Support

FNSA

The Office for Aboriginal People at Simon Fraser University has created a new website to help Aboriginal students navigate the programing, funding and support available to them here at SFU

By: Laura Forsythe 1151 reads | 0 comments
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Transitioning into a New Co-op Job

Communique

Transitioning into a new workplace can be a very nerve-racking experience. Being in the customer service industry for over ten years and starting my first Co-op term in an office environment last fall, I found myself nervous and anxious, and overthinking how my first week would go. Would I be able to handle it? Would I be good at it? 

By: Brianne Chinery 384 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Elders Program

Indigenous

The Elders will visit, share advice, talk, listen and share history and stories every Monday & Thursday from 11:30 - 1:30 at the Indigenous Student Centre on Burnaby campus.

By: Laura Forsythe 940 reads | 0 comments
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Introducing New and Improved Twitter Tuesdays

Promotions

Learn how we're using your feedback to switch up our OLC Career Chats this semester. Highlights include a bigger focus on guests, and an invitation to participate in person!

By: Elizabeth Moffat 401 reads | 0 comments
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Spring 2014 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

Twitter Tuesday

The OLC and Career Services will be hosting Twitter Career Chats again this semester. Join us on select Tuesdays at 12pm in person or using the hashtag #OLCchat to discuss career related topics with career advisers, staff, and fellow students.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 3900 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: Goodbyes Can be Surprising!

TFCSE

After spending eight months with TFCSE Natlie details the final days of her Co-op experience, and the many surprises she came across as she said her good-byes to volunteers and coworkers.

By: npope 748 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: My First BIG Event

Co-op Reflections

In her latest post Natlie conquers her first big event during her TFCSE Co-op term with her Trick or Eat team. Find out what she learned about event planning and working with volunteers.

By: npope 576 reads | 0 comments
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Indian Ernie: Perspectives on Policing and Leadership FNSA Aboriginal Criminology Series

FNSA

The FNSA Aboriginal Criminology Series Perspectives on Leadership and Policing is on January 28th at SFU Harbour Centre. Join them to hear from Sgt. Ernie Louttit. After 27 years with the Saskatoon Police Service, he is retiring and publishing his memoirs.

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(Stop) Talkin 'Bout My Generation

CSI Blog

Confession time: I think it would be really great if everyone decided that it was past due time to stop writing about millenials. You've worn me down, and I've had enough. Here's why.

By: David Lindskoog 625 reads | 0 comments
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December Link Round-Up

link round-up

We decided to publish our December link round-up a little early so you can check out all th great holiday content we found over your break.

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