Success in Failure

Surrey Marathon Society

Working for the Surrey Marathon Society during my second co-op work term was one of the most challenging experiences of my life so far. Although I worked on the organization’s inaugural event, I had no idea what fate had in store for me this time around.

By: Janilaine Tsui 2592 reads | 0 comments

3 Ways to Kill Writer’s Block and Clarify Your Message


Struggling with writer’s block? Clear the hurdle by clarifying your message with these helpful tips.

By: Kerstin Butzelaar 3369 reads | 0 comments

SFU Club of the Week: The Social Media Network (SFUSMN)


This week, Emily features The Social Media Network as the SFU Club of the Week. Read about how their activities aim to increase students' professional social media prowess!

By: Emily Co 2919 reads | 0 comments

Be Social! 5 Tips on using Social Media for Business

Online Presence

Will your workplace require you to tweet? Ashley explains how to run social media accounts for a business.

By: Ashley Gregerson 2929 reads | 0 comments

The Other Side: What Employers Want to Hear During an Interview


While completing her co-op with posAbilities, Jordana Fridman had the opportunity to observe the other side of the interview process. Here's her insight into what employers are really looking for.

By: Jordana Fridman 4806 reads | 0 comments

Come Prepared: Succeed at a Career Fair


SFU Fairs Week is coming! Get the most out of attending by being prepared to impress potential employers. Haleh explains what her co-op term with SFU's Career Services taught her about presenting oneself professionally at a career fair.

By: Haleh Pashaei 3513 reads | 0 comments

Working in Tech for the Non-­Technical

No experience in the tech industry? Break in anyway! Communication and Economics Co-op student Terence Chu shares tips he learned firsthand as a Technical Writer for Ericsson, a multinational Swedish telecommunications corporation.
By: Terence Chu 3787 reads | 0 comments

Advice from a Corporate Communications Guru

career advice

Starting a new co-op position can be stressful and overwhelming at first. Communication Co-op student, Christie Atkins, shares workplace transition advice from her mentor, Melissa Fast.

By: Christie Atkins 3923 reads | 0 comments

Learning the Ropes at the BCTIA

Career Exploration

There are some things I have known for a long time, such as what toppings I like on my pizza and which Backstreet Boy will always be my favourite. With that being said, I am still continuously learning new things through the different experiences I take on. 

By: Layla Clarkson 3733 reads | 0 comments
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