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#beCPE: My Story About Becoming a Career Peer Educator

SFU

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 109 reads | 0 comments
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TRUTH: Your Major Matters Much Less Than You Think

Celine Salim

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 30 reads | 0 comments
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Starting From Scratch in the World of IT: The #1 Tip to Remember

Communique

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 141 reads | 0 comments
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Betsy Turtle Bruyere: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous

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

By: Betsy Turtle Bruyere 182 reads | 0 comments
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Barry Vickers: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous Peoples Career 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 120 reads | 0 comments
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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 254 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Give than to Receive

Top Tip Lists

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 81 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for CACUSS “Whole Campus, Whole Student” Conference 2015

Professional Associations and Clubs

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 338 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 3 Floors Down

Athletics

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 216 reads | 0 comments
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Researchers continue to unlock mysteries of ancient clam gardens

Indigenous

Researchers found that Aboriginal peoples cultivated clams in handmade, rock-walled beach terraces known as clam gardens.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 172 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal University Prep Program Expands

Indigenous

Students in the Aboriginal University Prep Program receive support that affirms and integrates Indigenous perspectives.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 238 reads | 0 comments
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Michelle Corfield: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous

Work hard nothing in life is easy, be honest to yourself and others and maintain your principles and values. 

By: Michelle Corfield 192 reads | 0 comments
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Deborah Jeffery: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous

“I always return to the words of Indigenous scholar, Eber Hampton, that we need to design an education system ‘worthy of our ancestors and our children,’”

By: Jennifer White 183 reads | 0 comments
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Eldon Yellowhorn; Archaeologist collaborates with Piikani Nation

Indigenous

Yellowhorn, an SFU professor of archaeology, has some of the answers how his ancestors adapted to farming and homesteading in the late 1800s.

By: Diane Luckow 288 reads | 0 comments
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How to find your Unique Talent in 3 Steps

Personal Development

The dreaded interview question – “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” We spend a lot of time focusing on our weaknesses and how to improve them, but what is your true strength? Focusing on one thing you are good at can change the course of your career! 

By: Clair Lam 179 reads | 0 comments
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A Fish on Land: Adjusting to a Company’s Work Culture

Workplace Transition

Nervous heart palpitations, a piercing adrenaline rush, and a case of the stutters; like many Co-op students on their first day at work, I had just been asked to present an introductory speech in front of my colleagues.

By: Fiona Leung 319 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why You Should Mention Playing Sports in an Interview

CSI Blog

Learn how those years of recreational sports can help you land the job of your dreams! 

By: Ashley Macey 342 reads | 0 comments
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First Impressions Matter – Here’s How to Make Yours Count!

Top Tip Lists

First impressions are important, especially in the workplace. Your employer will be judging you based on how you present yourself – at all times! It may seem scary, but I’ll show you how to ace that first meeting!

 
By: Elvira Chan 576 reads | 1 comments
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Support KidSafe Project Society in the BMO Vancouver Run4Hope Marathon

KidSafe Project Society

I’ve never been a runner, so naturally I thought helping a not-for-profit look for marathon runners would pretty much be impossible. But my friends and I created an SFU team of runners and this experience has been more than rewarding. 

By: Natalie Poon 300 reads | 0 comments
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It Starts Within You

Ericsson

Bomee Hwang is a Business student and just completed three co-op terms at Ericsson where she worked in the Human Resources Department.  She shares her thoughtful observations about Human Resources in her co-op reflection.

By: Bomee Hwang 278 reads | 0 comments
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