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Mike
Wong
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SFU Co-op Student
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Alumni Showcase: CMNSU Interviews Dana Beaton at SFU Residence & Housing

Where Are They Now?

Now that the first month of the new year is at its close, are things kicking off the way you hoped? Check out the CMNSU's recent alumni interview for advice on confronting your career-related doubts and desires.

By: SFU's Communication Student Union (CMNSU) 28 reads | 0 comments
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8 Interview Tips For Impressing a Hiring Manager

Communique

Did you know that according to some statistics, up to 33% of managers know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether or not they will hire someone? Learn how to ace your interview from beginning to end with these 8 great tips.

By: Krista Michelle Kandt 377 reads | 0 comments
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4 Fundamental Tips for Workplace Survival

Communication

Transitioning from being a student to a full-time career professional is challenging, so having a plan in place can really make a difference to your Co-op success. Now halfway through her Co-op with the Vancouver Canucks, Sonya reflects on the top four strategies she uses to make the most of her experience.

By: Sonya Hall 385 reads | 0 comments
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The Power of Networking

Co-op Reflections

My outlook on networking used to be simple—if I was going to get a job, I wanted to know I got it because I proved myself. That I performed excellently during the interview and the company decided I was perfect for the role, not because we had mingled over beers or BBQ chicken.

By: Shauna Mercer 388 reads | 0 comments
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Rebecca
Venable
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SFU Co-op Student
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Alumni Showcase Special Edition: CMNSU's Brilliant Interview Series Mashup

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As you celebrate the holidays and pick out your New Year's Resolutions, look to the wisdom of our Communication alumni to guide you. Featuring CMNSU's mashup article, which summarizes all the best advice from its Alumni Interview Series.

By: SFU's Communication Student Union (CMNSU) 315 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

Communication, Art and Technology

Patricia Zhou had vaguely heard of IABC during her first two years at SFU, but little did she know how BC’s chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators would end up having such an on-going influence on her career.

By: Kendal Crawford 1111 reads | 0 comments
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3 Tips for a Successful Internship Away from Home

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The beauty of working in a city away from home is that as much as it provides you with opportunities to advance your career, it provides you with even more opportunities for personal growth.

By: Charisse Trinidad 1075 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Cut

Personal Growth

Let me walk you through my first Co-op experience: Joined the program. Attended workshops and gained a newfound vigor and drive. Explored job postings with enthusiasm. Started writing cover letters and applying – a force to be reckoned with! And then… Rejected.

By: Rachel Carrier 1022 reads | 0 comments
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