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Just Like Bunko: Leaving an Imprint

CSI Blog

During the past five years at SFU, I have been asked multiple times: what do I want to become after I graduate? Every time, I would hesitate before answering. I didn’t have an exact position I wanted to be in, nor did I know whether I would have the skills for whatever that ended up being. Hence, my typical answer: “I don’t know.” To many, uncertainty is uncomfortable.

By: Yat Li 7050 reads | 0 comments
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Student Interview Tips from the BC Public Service

BC Public Service

The BC Public Service is hiring! If youre considering applying for a position with the BC Public Service or have an upcoming interview with them, read on to learn about their interview tips and strategies.

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Strategic Volunteering

Career Exploration

Have you ever wanted to volunteer in a position that uses your skills and experience to benefit the goals of an organization you love? That is the dream. However, no matter how hard you search, sometimes the position of your dreams just isn’t out there. What do you do? Why, create one of course!

By: Jessica Doherty 6274 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: How to Bask in the Sunlight of Your Career

Career Exploration

"So, if I don’t have a plan, do I just sit around and wait for stuff to happen?” You might ask. “How am I supposed to know what to do if I don’t know where I’m going?” Is another one I sense a lot of in my work with students.

By: Dave Lindskoog 10218 reads | 0 comments
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Shining Bright With BC Hydro

Communique

Jennifer Maniezzo recalls her supportive and enriching learning environment at BC Hydro. Co-op opportunities at BC Hydro really allow students to spread their wings and get their feet wet in a number of areas.

By: Jennifer Maniezzo 5279 reads | 0 comments
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The Journey From Co-op to Career

Co-op

Heather Sanders takes control of her learning with Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The experience I have gained with CIC has been very worthwhile, and has not only provided me with the opportunity to work in government and apply my education in a professional setting.

By: Heather Sanders 3094 reads | 0 comments
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We Are All Canucks: Dreams Come True

Vancouver Canucks

What if you could score your dream job? Through a lot of hard work, dedication, and determination, Canucks.com writer Derek Jory did just that when he landed himself with the career he had dreamed of since he was a little boy.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 22136 reads | 0 comments
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We Are All Canucks: Scoring the Job

Co-operative Education

If you have a passion for hockey and can afford to work without a weekly pay cheque (a $1000 honorarium is provided at the end of the term), then applying for a Co-op job with the Vancouver Canucks could prove to be an unforgettable experience. Landing a coveted internship isn't easy, but if you're up for the challenge, read on and you could soon be calling yourself a Canuck.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 13183 reads | 0 comments
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Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Canada

Entrepreneurship

Canada is definitely one of the best countries for hockey and snowboarding, but did you know Canada is also a land of opportunities for entrepreneurs.

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Dave's Diary: What's Your Story?

Diversity & Inclusion

I and the whole staff at work attended a training last week on a "narrative" method of career counselling led by Mark Franklin, the practice leader of a company called Career Cycles.  It's inspired me to write a bit about narrative therapy in general, especially as it applies to career development. 

By: David Lindskoog 10444 reads | 0 comments