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Worth It.

Co-op

Natasha shares why she found waiting for the ‘right’ co-op was worth it for her.  After a lot of determination and persistence she was able to land a job that was worth all the hard work and spent an amazing summer at Options. 

By: Natasha Jackson 848 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Carmen van Soest

Indigenous Career

"I hope to be someone that other Indigenous youth can look up to, and a person that others can count on in my everyday life. And hopefully I can get into Law school so I can help Indigenous peoples fight for their rights." 

By: Carmen van Soest 808 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Kayla Mitchell

Indigenous Career Stories

"Just do it! If you get invested in your education you want to continue, and the rewards are extraordinary! Even when it is hard, you continue to do it. I’ve learned so much since starting, it’s phenomenal."

By: Kayla Mitchell 1098 reads | 0 comments
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Taylor
Baron
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SFU Student
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Teaching English Abroad? Top 5 Tips for Success

French

Adrian Quiroz is a fourth year student of French, Linguistics, and Speech Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He taught English in France for eight months and shares his tips for success.

By: Adrian Quiroz 1219 reads | 0 comments
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Zhong Yu
Lian
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SFU Alumni
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Clan wrestler collects BA on way to 2015 Pan Am Games

teacher

Justina Di Stasio is an English student at SFU who also is a member of Canada’s national senior women’s wrestling team competing at the 2015 Pan Am games in Toronto.

By: Justin Wong 1286 reads | 0 comments
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How to Land a Co-op When You’ve Only Flipped Burgers

Co-operative Education

…or only possess experience in an entry level position. Madison lists 5 helpful tips that she learned from the process of applying to co-op positions with little to no true professional experience.  While it’s definitely harder, what’s life without a little challenge?

By: Madison Edge 1294 reads | 0 comments
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How I Stepped Out of my Comfort Zone and Embraced Life Abroad

Arts and Social Sciences

Looking to maximize your time abroad and integrate with locals, but nervous to take the first few steps? Read on to learn how I broke through my personal barriers, and the advice I have for future travellers to make the most of their work term overseas.

By: Kendra Lodewyke 1332 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Karen Johnson

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

My proudest moment was being the first of a class of 12 from NEC to graduate at SFU. There are so many obstacles one must crawl over to get a degree especially being an older student.

By: Karen Johnson 687 reads | 0 comments
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