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Timothy
So
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SFU Co-op Student
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Alumni Spotlight: Rob Gazzola's Secrets to Job Search and Career Success

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Rob Gazzola, an SFU Psychology alumnus, realized the reason why he was having so much difficulty securing a job he loves was because he had no relevant work or volunteer experience. He shared with us on how he changed his situation and found career success.

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Type of Experience: 
Co-op Work Term
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Organization: 
Research In Motion
Organization Sector: 
Technology
Organization Profile: 
Research In Motion is Canada's biggest technology company with branches spread throughout the world. The makers of the oringinal BlackBerry Smartphone, are still number 1 in South Africa, Middle East and parts of the UK.
City: 
Ottawa

I have worked for the past 8 months as a User Engagement Project Coordinator, working on the beta team to coordinate beta projects, deploy devices, and manage participants.

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Samantha
Grandinetti
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SFU Co-op Student
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Marnie
Bolam
Member Type: 
SFU Co-op Student
Type of Experience: 
Co-op Work Term
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Organization: 
TaLK
Organization Profile: 
Teach and learn in Korea, also known as the TaLK program, is a unique scholarship opportunity for undergraduates who are seeking a persona, professional and educational experience in Korea.
City: 
Dangjin
Experience Details
Position Title: 
After school English teacher
Responsibilites / Tasks: 
teach students english phonics and how to read and write and converse. Lesson plan and organize materials. Presentations and entering competitions and lectures.
Projects / Initiatives: 
Best after school english program and competition for essays and powerpoint's as well as video reports.
What did you learn: 
Learned that a large portion of what governs a classroom and how effective students learn and how effective you yourself can teach has a lot to do with classroom management.
Tips / Advice: 
Organize that classroom so that kids are not sitting with other kids at their level because it creates segregation. Also go through with your promises and create clear rules and punishments.
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Daniel
Petrovic
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SFU Student
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Jerry
Fang
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SFU Student
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Vea Marriz
Banana
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SFU Staff
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Chapa
Pinnaduwa
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SFU Student
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SFU Co-op Student
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