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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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The Secret to Securing Your First Co-Op Term: A Reflection On My First Co-op Search And How I Landed My Dream Placement

Communication, Art and Technology

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

By: Kelly Furey 5064 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Kiran Basra at Electronic Arts

Communication, Art and Technology

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

By: liesl 2287 reads | 0 comments
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What to do When You "Don't Have Anything to do"

Communication, Art and Technology

So you've transitioned into your Co-op job, and have been working your butt off when suddenly, you realize you've completed all your weekly tasks - what's your next move? Read on for some great tips for staying busy on the job - no matter the workload.

By: Sonam Swarup 2157 reads | 0 comments
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How to Measure Your Success at a Start Up

Communication

I used to think the most exciting part of forging a new career was the prospects of climbing the corporate ladder. The terrifying - yet liberating - truth, is that there are no concrete expectations to exceed. 

By: Emily Taylor 1362 reads | 0 comments
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How to Make the Best of Your Co-op Work Term

Co-op Reflections

After the exciting and terrifying process of applying to jobs, landing interviews, and finally accepting a job offer, I started to settle in to my new job in the Communication department of the Canadian Mental Health Association. With a solid goal in mind, each day became a new challenge for me to rise and make myself known. Here are the tips I followed that made my placement meaningful to both my employer and I.

By: Christina Luo 1212 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Communication

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 1999 reads | 0 comments
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