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Applying Communication Skills in the Workplace

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Ever wondered how your academic Communication skills stack up in the workplace? Co-op student Laura Tuturas sheds insight into how Communications prepared her for her workterm at ZE Powergroup.

By: Laura Tuturas 1313 reads | 0 comments
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"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

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Nicole has learned to plan,  promote and execute Career Services events, create promotional displays for web and print using Adobe Creative Suite, and use her writing skills to create blog postings for SFU's CSI blog, among her other daily activities. Read on to find out what else she learned as an SFU Career Services SPA. 

By: Nicole Strutt 1054 reads | 0 comments
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The Honest Truth: What it Takes to Land a Co-op Job

Co-op Reflections

After working for a year with Arts and Communications Co-op here at SFU, I’ve seen students land amazing Co-op opportunities, and I’ve also seen students struggle when it comes to following through, and landing the job. Here are a couple of truth bombs from yours truly that I hope will help you buck up and land a Co-op job.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 1831 reads | 0 comments
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Give Oil and Gas a Chance: 5 Reasons to Consider the Energy Sector

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Communication Co-op Student and SCOY 2014 winner, Denisa Orlandea,  never anticipated completing all 4 co-op terms in the oil and gas industry, much less considering a career in it. Here are her favorite parts of working for the Oil and Gas industry.

By: Denisa Orlandea 1430 reads | 0 comments
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Discovering Public Relations: The Beauty of a Practicum

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Do you think practicums are not worthwhile? Think again! Natalie did her practicum at Elettra Communications for the SFU PR Certificate and she lists 3 reasons why practicums are worthwhile.

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4 More Misconceptions About Co-op You Need to Burn Right Now

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Emily Taylor, senior Communication Co-op student, debunks 4 more misconceptions about joining Co-op in part 2 of our series. 

By: Emily Taylor 1211 reads | 0 comments
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The Secret to Securing Your First Co-Op Term: A Reflection On My First Co-op Search And How I Landed My Dream Placement

Co-op Reflections

Kelly is a Communications Co-op student who landed her dream job. She shares how she did this with 5 tips! 

By: Kelly Furey 2707 reads | 0 comments
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Surviving the Aftershock of the 9-5: 5 Tips to Transition from Student to Professional Life

Co-op Reflections

5 Tips on making the adjustment from the student schedule to that of a budding, young professional

By: Hailey Mathiesen 1979 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Kiran Basra at Electronic Arts

Workplace Success

For Kiran Basra, senior Communication Co-op student, working at Electronic Arts was a unique experience from the get-go. Between re-constructing her job description and fine-tuning her marketing analytics skills on-the-job, Kiran has re-defined what Communication Co-op students can accomplish. 

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