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How to Get the Research Experience You Need to Kickstart Your Career

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Gaining research experience, for many, is the first step to forging a rewarding career path in many fields across SFU. But are you confused about how to get the research experience you need? In this blog, Des’ree shares some helpful tips that help you find great research opportunities.

By: Des'ree Isibor 1478 reads | 0 comments
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Four Leadership Lessons That Are Critical to Your Co-op Success

Personal Development

Follow Gabriel on a journey of self-reflection as he shares with us some of the lessons he's learnt while on a Co-op term at Tranction on Demand.

By: Gabriel Lim 479 reads | 0 comments
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Highlights from the “Preparing for a Government of Canada Interview” Webinar

Interviews

How do you prepare for an interview at the Government of Canada? Haebin summarizes for you the key points from a webinar hosted by Angela Foraaunet, a Human Resources Advisor in the Public Service Commission of Canada. Read on to learn more about Ms. Forraunet’s golden advice on acing the interviews and aiming for success. 

By: Haebin Pan 1160 reads | 0 comments
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Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

Soft Skills

Senior Career Peer Michael Ford writes about the importance of indispensable and eternal human skills for a career that thrives in times of crisis or calm.

By: Michael Ford 7043 reads | 0 comments
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10 Tips for Essential Work Search

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SFU's Career Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Francis Mercurio, Career Peer, have written an Insider's Guide, top 10 tips to a successful work search process. You deserve to get noticed! 

By: Deanne Esdale | Career Education Specialist with Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 1857 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

summer work search

COVID has made it tougher to find jobs this summer, but there are still some good opportunities to expand your skillset through volunteering – even if you are stuck at home. Whether you are looking for remote opportunities or want to support front line workers, here are some ideas to navigate your search.

By: Sara Rahnama 5308 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Summer Work During COVID? Here’s Where to Find Jobs

COVID-19

If your summer job was cancelled, you’re not alone. Students are facing tough summer job prospects due to COVID, but there are opportunities out there. Here are the industries and companies hiring. 

By: Jill Eddy 6890 reads | 0 comments
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How to Get Back on Your Feet When You Lose Your Job During A Pandemic?

COVID-19

Did you happen to lose your job due to COVID-19? Well, you’re not alone. Here are some tips and resources to help you get back on your feet in no time!

By: Joane Thompson 2778 reads | 0 comments