Communique

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Student Profile: Ronil's Vancouver Canucks Co-op Experience

Communication, Art and Technology

Ronil landed not one but two co-op placements with The Vancouver Canucks. He shares with us his success tips in landing the back-to-back contrast contract. 

By: Larissa Hildebrandt 7237 reads | 0 comments
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Rising Above the Crowds of Communication Students

Communication, Art and Technology

Think you have what it takes to work for a large communication firm? Grab some pointers and learn how this brave co-op student made a name for herself, while working for Teekay Corporation and Communication, with a few basic computer skills.

By: Priscilla Sharun 5703 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Panic: Tips from Industry for Graduating Students

information interview

Are you graduating soon and are panicking about job searching in the “real world”? If so, read on to find out what some successful SFU alumni and co-op employers are saying about what grads can do to stand out.

By: Liesl Jurock 7476 reads | 0 comments
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Top Three Tips from “Talk the Walk”

Communication

“Talk the Walk.” This medley of action and words represent what communication professionals do, so it was a perfect name for this strategic communication-focused SFU student event that I had the opportunity to attend.

By: acproj 5654 reads | 0 comments
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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Co-op

In 2011, Marianna Adamian won the IABC/BC Student Communicator of the Year Award. Her successful communication plan focused on a series of presentations she gave as part of her co-op job. Since winning the SCOY award, Marianna has been presented with fantastic networking opportunities, volunteer positions, and prospective job placements.

By: Claire Woodbridge 6475 reads | 0 comments
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Write for Communiqué!

Resumes

Writing for Communiqué is an excellent way to gain published writing samples for your portfolio, share what you’ve learned through your co-op experience and contribute to our co-op program!

By: Editor 4122 reads | 0 comments
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Website & Writing Experience as a Communication Student

Canucks

As Communication students, we learn about the history of media and major theorists. Upon graduation, most of the job openings we encounter may require us to have more technical skills, something not necessarily taught in Communication courses. This was my reality when I was accepted into the Web Department at Canucks Sports and Entertainment  for my first work term.

By: Nicole Freeston 6792 reads | 0 comments
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Meet the Faculty: Stuart Poyntz

Communication, Art and Technology

Bringing Communication into classrooms across the Lower Mainland. Thinking back to my last year of high school, I can remember looking at all the different programs that SFU has to offer and trying to decide what courses I should take, what university path I should follow.

By: Heather Gerrits 3214 reads | 0 comments
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Shining Bright With BC Hydro

Career Exploration

Jennifer Maniezzo recalls her supportive and enriching learning environment at BC Hydro. Co-op opportunities at BC Hydro really allow students to spread their wings and get their feet wet in a number of areas.

By: Jennifer Maniezzo 4875 reads | 0 comments
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The Journey From Co-op to Career

Co-operative Education

Heather Sanders takes control of her learning with Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The experience I have gained with CIC has been very worthwhile, and has not only provided me with the opportunity to work in government and apply my education in a professional setting.

By: Heather Sanders 2884 reads | 0 comments
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