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Self-Directed Work Search Step 3: Informational Interviews

Career Exploration

Informational interviews are a great way for you to get an inside look into the day to day functions of a career path you want to pursue and help you to focus your self-directed work search.

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Crossing Vancouver's Borders

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

Mary Hui is a 3rd year SIAT Student in Media Arts who has completed two co-op workterms, both in and out of BC. Because she has vast experience with different work environments, SIAT co-op sat down with Mary to see what she took away from her workterms.

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Accelerating a Career During Slow Times

Business

Participating in Co-op allows Business student Abid Shivji the opportunity to use his knowledge to help the public with taxes, keep a foot in the workplace during tough economic times, and to consider joining the CRA’s Auditor Apprenticeship Program. Read on to find out more…

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Increasing Your Chances of Working for the Government

Volunteering

With the stability and the opportunities that a government position provides, it’s not surprising that a lot of students are interested with working for the government. The What Can I Do in Government session gave students an opportunity to network with a panel consisting of alumni, current students and managers who are experienced in working for the public sector. Read on for some insights and tips that the panelists provided!

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PEER Into Your CAREER

Career Services

Have you always wondered how SFU alumni end up landing their jobs? For the first time ever, SFU Peer Programs and Career Services collaborated to bring a peer educator alumni panel to campus.

By: Kelvin Claveria 7562 reads | 0 comments
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Can Blogging Help You Land a Job?

Career Exploration

Some job seekers looking for possible ways to edge out competition are using weblogs (or blogs) to create and maintain a positive online presence. Blogging might help you land a job – but before you open a blog, we offer some information about blogging and a few tips on what you can do if blogging intimidates you.

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Tips to land a job after graduation

Student Experiences

Afraid not finding a good Job? So How do you look for a job? Do you flip through the newspaper or browse on the Internet all day? Here shares some tips on searching for work both in school and outside of the school.

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Peeriodical: An Exciting Career Path with SFU’s Career Development Practitioner Certificate

Peeriodicals

Seeking to change, upgrade, develop or build your career? Do you like helping people and have an interest in career development? If so, Simon Fraser University’s continuing education program “Career Development Practitioner Certificate” within Career and Life Planning may be your answer to a meaningful career with promising job prospects.

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Peeriodical: Top Employment Trends in Canada

Career Exploration

Ever since we were young, we all had dreams of becoming something big, something extravagant. But as we grow up, we begin to realize that our changing interests, abilities and what the economy has to offer often shapes our career aspirations.

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The Perfect Fit

Peeriodicals

We spend over 50% of lives working. Under this circumstance, it makes perfect sense to engage in a job that makes us happy; something we are passionate about. I am sure we have all encountered the question “How do I know this is the right job for me?”

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