Communique

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Rising Above the Crowds of Communication Students

Communication

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 5938 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Panic: Tips from Industry for Graduating Students

school to work transition

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 7867 reads | 0 comments
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Top Three Tips from “Talk the Walk”

Top Tip Lists

“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 5905 reads | 0 comments
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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Co-operative Education

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 6845 reads | 0 comments
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Write for Communiqué!

Communication, Art and Technology

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 4263 reads | 0 comments
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Website & Writing Experience as a Communication Student

Co-op

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 7100 reads | 0 comments
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Meet the Faculty: Stuart Poyntz

Communique

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 3512 reads | 0 comments
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Shining Bright With BC Hydro

BC Hydro

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 5175 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 3025 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer to Enrich Your Co-op Search

Co-operative Education

Offering up your time and skills for a cause you believe in can also benefit your career. There is great value in putting yourself out there, to discover what you love doing, or to expand on your skills doing what you love.

By: Heather Palis 3154 reads | 0 comments
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