Communication

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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Government Jobs

Working for the Public Sector was always a goal of mine, yet when I was offered a position as the Communications Assistant at Transport Canada, I realized the topic of transportation was completely foreign to me.

By: Lynn Shinto 1338 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Stay or Should You Go? 8 Gifs to Help You Decide!

moving away

With so many opportunities in different fields, cities and countries, how do you possibly decide whether or not to complete a co-op term close to home, or to go abroad, and test-drive a new career in a new locale?

By: Samantha Grandinetti 2065 reads | 0 comments
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Profile: IABC’s Student Communicator of the Year Award

Experiential Learning

The Student Communicator of the Year Award or, SCOY, is a prestigious award given out by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) exclusively to their student members to recognize excellence in communication. 

By: Alexandra Lowe 981 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Sam Grandinetti @ Blackberry

Ottawa

It was the beginning of my second year at SFU when I was presented with a golden opportunity: I had 24 hours to decide whether or not I would accept an 8 month Co-op position at Blackberry in Ottawa,  4,300 km away from my family, my friends and my life. I was intimidated – to say the least.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 1937 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Familiar with Adobe Creative Suite

Personal Development

Within the first week of my second work term, it became apparent just how much I would be working with Adobe Illustrator. I felt I should be an expert when I was, in fact, still a beginner. How would I rise to the challenge, and become more familiar with the Adobe Suite while on the job?

By: Elizabeth Krump 981 reads | 0 comments
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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 1516 reads | 0 comments
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Secrets of a Successful Co-op Interview

Co-operative Education

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!

By: allisonclee 1320 reads | 0 comments
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Why Work for a Startup Company?

ePACT Network

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 1344 reads | 0 comments
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Why Working for SFU Was My Best Decision

Career Exploration

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 886 reads | 0 comments
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