Management Information Systems (MIS)

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Creating Value: The Adventures of an IT Co-op Student

Workplace Success

"Now working in the technology field, it is not what I had imagined initially" - Gabriel talks about his co-op with SFU's IT Project Management Office.

By: Gabriel Lim 1707 reads | 0 comments
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Insights Into Working with a Global Tech Firm

Workplace Success

The tech sector is one of the world's fastest growing industries, making it the perfect place to launch a career. But where does that leave students with non-technical backgrounds? Following a coveted internship with SAP, Beedie student, Kevin Ng, shares his experience of working with a global tech firm. 

By: Kevin Ng 1856 reads | 0 comments
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Getting the Most Out of Your Work Term: Nine Tips for Success

Co-operative Education

Jordan began his co-op at TELUS with a limited skillset and a lack of experience. Eight months later, he left TELUS with more than he could have imagined. In this blog post, he shares nine tips that helped him find success during his work term. 

By: Jordan Eng 14457 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part I: An Idea and a Hope

Mitacs

I used to think success depended on the separation of personal and professional passions. That was until I did a self-directed co-op term in Brazil researching some of the most successful soccer clubs. Follow me as I prepare to embark on my journey to Brazil. 

By: Christopher Maringka 8026 reads | 0 comments
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Working for Your Passions Part II: Arrival and Research in Brazil

Brazil

In part two of my Brazillian co-op story, I arrive in São Paulo feeling overwhelmed. This all changes as I carry out my research, realizing something very powerful about the connection many Brazilians have to the sport of soccer.  

By: Christopher Maringka 3236 reads | 0 comments
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How to Write an Awesome Cover Letter

Business

Applying for jobs can seem tedious and through my experiences, I have compiled six tips that can help you improve your results and get noticed!

By: Clair Lam 25660 reads | 0 comments
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How to find your Unique Talent in 3 Steps

Discovery

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 6643 reads | 0 comments
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