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How to Shine When Working in a Team

Co-operative Education

“How in the world will I be able to add value to this team?” This was my initial (and pessimistic) reaction upon hearing that I would be working with 9 other individuals in the Donor Relations & Events team at the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. 

By: Kevin Truong 1154 reads | 0 comments
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Secrets of a Successful Co-op Interview

Communication

Interviews: one of the terrifying barriers blocking your path from a great job that your whole academic career has been working towards. When competing for coveted co-op positions, keep these five interview tips in mind to raise the bar!

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Why Work for a Startup Company?

Communication

ePACT Network changed my perspective on what it takes to be a professional communicator, and enabled me to mature, grow and develop my skills.  What I’m saying above all else is, if you’re interested in pushing the boundaries of your Communication degree; consider working for a start-up company.

By: Karen Ho 1040 reads | 0 comments
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Why Working for SFU Was My Best Decision

Communique

My impression of co-op was that it was supposed to be a way in which to explore the challenging world outside of school; consequently, working at my school felt comfortable, and limited. At this point, after a rewarding four months, it is impossible for me to think of my experience as limited.

By: Dorcas Yeung 663 reads | 0 comments
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Prescribing Advice for New Communicators

Professional Development

Shifting from academic writing to professional writing is a challenge, but it is worth seeing through. To help you master the shift from academic, to corporate writing styles, I have compiled a list of 5 important pieces of advice relevant for any budding communicator.

By: Chelsea Noel 869 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips for Staying Healthy Away from Home

Communication

When I first settled into my new scene in Calgary four months ago, I was excited: I had a place to stay, loved my workplace, found the closest Bernard Callebaut chocolatier and even had my grandma set up on Skype. Everything was great. Four weeks later, I developed Shingles.

By: Heather Jang 1821 reads | 1 comments
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Transitioning into a New Co-op Job

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Transitioning into a new workplace can be a very nerve-racking experience. Being in the customer service industry for over ten years and starting my first Co-op term in an office environment last fall, I found myself nervous and anxious, and overthinking how my first week would go. Would I be able to handle it? Would I be good at it? 

By: Brianne Chinery 759 reads | 0 comments
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