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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: Aninditha Kamaruddin 8651 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

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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 11127 reads | 0 comments
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A Career Path to City Hall: Conversations with my Co-op Colleague

Marketing

Touring city hall with Darryl McCarron, it was clear just how passionate he is about his work with the City of Surrey. Despite his prominent role in communications now, however, his career path began quite differently.

By: Alexis Tyller 12015 reads | 0 comments
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3 Tips for a Successful Internship Away from Home

Networking

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 11659 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 7555 reads | 0 comments
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Do You Have What it Takes to Work for Multiple People?

time management

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 8127 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Working Students

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 6631 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 9279 reads | 0 comments
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3 Ways to Kill Writer’s Block and Clarify Your Message

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

By: Kerstin Butzelaar 8995 reads | 0 comments
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Be Social! 5 Tips on using Social Media for Business

Communication, Art and Technology

Will your workplace require you to tweet? Ashley explains how to run social media accounts for a business.

By: Ashley Gregerson 8807 reads | 0 comments
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