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The Honest Truth: What it Takes to Land a Co-op Job

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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 1570 reads | 0 comments
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Give Oil and Gas a Chance: 5 Reasons to Consider the Energy Sector

Career Exploration

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.

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Discovering Public Relations: The Beauty of a Practicum

SFU Continuing Studies

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 1032 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

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

By: Kelly Furey 2338 reads | 0 comments
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Surviving the Aftershock of the 9-5: 5 Tips to Transition from Student to Professional Life

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

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Great Minds Think Tech: Kiran Basra at Electronic Arts

Communication

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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Tips and Tricks for Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop Edition

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The Adobe Creative Suite programs are amazing when you know how to use them, but can drive a person crazy when they’re trying to learn. Here are our handy tips and tricks for Adobe Creative Suite that won't show up in your Google search!

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Great Minds Think Tech: Jeremy Chao @ SAP

Co-op Reflections

Performing in a theatre troupe, dressing up like a Ghostbuster, giving out soup to the homeless –not what typically comes to mind when you think about working in the tech sector. But for Jeremy Chao, 3rd year Communication Co-op student, they were some of the most rewarding parts of his Co-op terms at SAP

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