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The Do's and Don'ts of Working in Sports

Co-operative Education

If you’re considering a job in sports for your co-op term and, like Justine, you skipped gym in high school to go read in the library, this article is for you.

By: Justine Nadia 10425 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tell-Tale Signs That Technical Writing Has Changed You

Personal Development

Whether you come off as a grammar snob or constantly obsess over minor details, it is inevitable that a position in technical writing will leave its mark.

By: Mike Lazar 15563 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Laurie Dawkins

Co-op

Like a modern day Goldilocks, Laurie Dawkins, a Communication Co-op alumna, spent many years trying out various roles to find the one that was just right. Now, as an award-winning, senior communications professional, Laurie shared how her experience with SFU Co-op shaped how she approached her career.

By: Pauline Leoncio 14205 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Workplace Success

In this Vlog, SFU Communication Co-op student Jao Dantes explains his typical work day working for Simon Fraser University. 

 

By: Jao Dantes 13346 reads | 0 comments
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How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Communication

Imagine you get paid to create multiple *twooshes* a day, curate funny gifs, browse Instagram, post awesome pictures and share on Facebook. Yes, being a Social Media Coordinator is very fun, but one must not neglect these four important points to be one.

By: Jessica Christina Hardi 13848 reads | 0 comments
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5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

Communique

In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 19744 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Co-operative Education

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 18432 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

Working Students

During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 16677 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Communique

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 10874 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Co-op

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 19375 reads | 0 comments
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