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Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

Professional Development

Patricia Zhou had vaguely heard of IABC during her first two years at SFU, but little did she know how BC’s chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators would end up having such an on-going influence on her career.

By: Kendal Crawford 1977 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering Wisely

why volunteer

Your time is very valuable and while volunteering can be an amazing experience and very beneficial for your career, it is important to look for and choose the best volunteer position for you.

By: Nicola Sznajder 823 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; John R Welch

Anthropology

 

The Indigenous Research Institute  promotes research in areas related to Indigenous peoples read about on of its Researchers and his work.


By: John R Welch 1608 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; David Neel Jeweler and Artist

Indigenous Journey Stories

I always wanted to be an artist, coming from a family of artists that was the only thing I was ever interested in.

By: Laura Forsythe 961 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; Wayne D. Garnons-Williams, BA, LLB, MPA

Indigenous Journey Stories

Garwill Law founder Wayne Garnons-Williams describes how he came to be inspired to practice law, and adds advice on how to hang out your own shingle.

By: Wayne D. Garnons-Williams 2112 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; David Gaertner

Indigenous

Here in his own words "How a White Guy got His Start in Indigenous Studies".

By: David Gaertner 2029 reads | 0 comments
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Adrian Starblanket

Indigenous

Adrian Starblanket shares his life story that takes him from Foster Care to homelessness to 4 recording albums and University.

By: Adrian Starblanket 1716 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Strategic Plan [Part 2]: What has SFU done lately?

Series

Indigenizing SFU's 2013-2014 year in review. How well has the Univeristy done to implement the 10 pillars and what is exactly has been done?

By: Laura Forsythe 1930 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search

Social Networking

Most co-op students and other job seekers know – or learn quickly – that sitting at a computer is not the most effective route to land you your dream job. But social media is a huge part of our everyday lives! Are you making the most of it – with the right tools – to elevate your job search?

By: Heather Keeping 1967 reads | 0 comments
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A Career Path to City Hall: Conversations with my Co-op Colleague

Communications

Touring city hall with Darryl McCarron, it was clear just how passionate he is about his work with the City of Surrey. Despite his prominent role in communications now, however, his career path began quite differently.

By: Alexis Tyller 1627 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

experience

Have you ever wondered if volunteer experience can be a more valuable experience in a hiring manager’s mind? Have you ever wondered about hidden benefits that go with volunteerism? If yes, this article is for you. Find out what makes volunteering distinct on your resume, and how it can help you land a co-op!

By: Kate Smirnova 1260 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 4]: A Goodbye to Science Shows

Science AL!VE

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 798 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 3]: Science Here, There, Everywhere

Co-op

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 650 reads | 0 comments
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Gearing Up for the Green: Tips for Networking at Golf Events

Golf

Natalie is in her fourth year at the Beedie School of Business pursuing a BBA with concentrations in Marketing and Human Resource Management.  She shares how to network during golf events. 

By: Natalie Botteselle 766 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op at Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley

International Co-op

Evgeny Vinnik is a PhD student at the School of Computing Science.  In this article he shares about his experiences during his internship with Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley during the summer of 2014.

By: Evgeny Vinnik 1769 reads | 0 comments
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How to Survive in a Fast-Paced Office Environment

OLC Blog

Fast-paced office environments can be very stressful!  Business student Christine shares her tips on how to manage in this kind of environment, based on what she learned at Appnovation Technologies.

By: Christine Liew 2461 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 2]: Not Raspberry Pie, but Raspberry Pi

Co-op Reflections

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.  This is part 2 of a 4 part series.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 705 reads | 0 comments
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3 Tips for a Successful Internship Away from Home

Communique

The beauty of working in a city away from home is that as much as it provides you with opportunities to advance your career, it provides you with even more opportunities for personal growth.

By: Charisse Trinidad 2301 reads | 0 comments
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Pro Bono vs. Speculation Work

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

As a freelancer interested in certain aspects of volunteering, Nicola distinguishes between what it means when an opportunity is stated as Pro Bono or Speculation work?

By: Nicola Sznajder 620 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 1]: “Who here thinks Science is cool?!”

Science

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 1051 reads | 0 comments
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