Communication

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Mike
Wong
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SFU Co-op Student
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3 Tips for a Successful Internship Away from Home

Life Experience

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 287 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Cut

Communication, Art and Technology

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 617 reads | 0 comments
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Do You Have What it Takes to Work for Multiple People?

Communication

Working for multiple people may sound daunting, but the experience has taught me some very valuable skills. Here are the three I found were the most important to utilize when working for many people at once.

By: Kristine Wu 920 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Communication, Art and Technology

When trying to get hired, I hardly considered the prospect of actually working. I was more concerned with building professional resumes and appearing impressive at interviews. Upon landing my first co-op, however, I suddenly realized that I would need to perform in a strange, new environment – one I knew nothing about!

By: Miranda Lindsay 1329 reads | 0 comments
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5 Steps to Effective Time Management

Co-op Reflections

Public Relations Intern Kelly shares 5 strategies to accomplishing deadlines and effective time management.

By: Kelly Furey 1307 reads | 0 comments
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Success in Failure

Professional Development

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 1015 reads | 0 comments
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3 Ways to Kill Writer’s Block and Clarify Your Message

Writer's Block

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

By: Kerstin Butzelaar 954 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: The Social Media Network (SFUSMN)

Series

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 1347 reads | 0 comments
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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 1041 reads | 0 comments
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