Communication

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Mike
Wong
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SFU Co-op Student
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How to Make the Best of Your Co-op Work Term

job success

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 125 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Transport Canada

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 171 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 414 reads | 0 comments
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Shauna
Mercer
Member Type: 
SFU Student
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Profile: IABC’s Student Communicator of the Year Award

SCOY

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 205 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Tech Industry: Boldly Going in a New Direction

Communication

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 273 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 195 reads | 0 comments
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How to Shine When Working in a Team

Communication

“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 368 reads | 0 comments
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Secrets of a Successful Co-op Interview

Interviews

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 469 reads | 0 comments
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