Communication

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Mike
Wong
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SFU Co-op Student
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Engaging in a Co-op with SFU Co-op: Why There's So Much to Learn on the Hill

blog writing

After a year as the Special Projects Assistant with SFU Arts and Communication Co-op, I've picked up a lot of on-the-job skills and met some incredible mentors along the way. My time is up, and I'd like to pass on what I've learned in my role to anyone thinking about working on the hill.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 173 reads | 0 comments
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Averyl
Bancroft
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SFU Staff
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Applying Communication Skills in the Workplace

Communique

Ever wondered how your academic Communication skills stack up in the workplace? Co-op student Laura Tuturas sheds insight into how Communications prepared her for her workterm at ZE Powergroup.

By: Laura Tuturas 584 reads | 0 comments
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"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

Co-operative Education

Nicole has learned to plan,  promote and execute Career Services events, create promotional displays for web and print using Adobe Creative Suite, and use her writing skills to create blog postings for SFU's CSI blog, among her other daily activities. Read on to find out what else she learned as an SFU Career Services SPA. 

By: Nicole Strutt 383 reads | 0 comments
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The Honest Truth: What it Takes to Land a Co-op Job

Networking

After working for a year with Arts and Communications Co-op here at SFU, I’ve seen students land amazing Co-op opportunities, and I’ve also seen students struggle when it comes to following through, and landing the job. Here are a couple of truth bombs from yours truly that I hope will help you buck up and land a Co-op job.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 990 reads | 0 comments
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Give Oil and Gas a Chance: 5 Reasons to Consider the Energy Sector

careers in oil

Communication Co-op Student and SCOY 2014 winner, Denisa Orlandea,  never anticipated completing all 4 co-op terms in the oil and gas industry, much less considering a career in it. Here are her favorite parts of working for the Oil and Gas industry.

By: Denisa Orlandea 724 reads | 0 comments
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Discovering Public Relations: The Beauty of a Practicum

Natalie Pope

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.

By: npope 458 reads | 0 comments
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4 More Misconceptions About Co-op You Need to Burn Right Now

Career Exploration

Emily Taylor, senior Communication Co-op student, debunks 4 more misconceptions about joining Co-op in part 2 of our series. 

By: Emily Taylor 712 reads | 0 comments
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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

Co-operative Education

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

By: Kelly Furey 1555 reads | 0 comments
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