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I Hated Networking, Until...

OLC Blog

For Pauline, an invitation to a networking event automatically elicits feelings of anxiety, triggers the sweat glands and generates one glaring thought, “no freakin’ way.” Read as she navigates her way through her networking anxieties.

By: Pauline Leoncio 20495 reads | 0 comments
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5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Co-operative Education

Many students enter communications with the hopes of landing a glamorous, high-paying job. In this article, Celine makes a case for why you may want to consider a less glamorous, but highly rewarding career in the non-profit sector.

By: Celine Diaz 7392 reads | 0 comments
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Unlikely Co-op Candidate Switches From Landscaping to Technical Writing

SFU IT Services

Accumulating over 80 credits and completing three quarters of a degree usually rules out any potential opportunity for students to be selected for Co-op, unless you ask Mike Lazar how he beat the odds.

By: Mike Lazar 11411 reads | 0 comments
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Engaging the World After Co-op

International

After graduation, Melissa took a different path than most. Taking SFU's message of engaging the worlkd quite literally, she quit her jobs to volunteer in Cambodia for six months to see where life would lead her.

By: Melissa Chungfat 10762 reads | 0 comments
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5 Career Moves You Need to Make Before You Graduate

Workplace Transition

You can’t cross the stage in four years and expect to receive a degree in one hand and a career in the other; succeeding in in the real world is going to take a heck of a lot more than that. Here are 5 essential moves to make before you graduate. 

 
By: Kelly Furey 7353 reads | 0 comments
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Event Planning 101: Beyond the Chaos

work place

Behind the glitz and glamour of fancy events, are event planners frantically following their minute-to-minute schedule. In this article, Miranda shares some insight and advice for those entering the sometimes chaotic event planning field.

By: Miranda Lindsay 12595 reads | 0 comments
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Spending the Night With Sheldon the Robot

Intern

What do you get when you add an intense rainstorm, an overnight and out-of-town work event, and a $3000 robot? Calvin Chung shares his experience as an event coordinator for the 2016 #BCTech Summit. 

By: Calvin Chung 3821 reads | 0 comments
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Comic: How Co-op Helped Me Seize the Dreams I'd Left Behind

Communication, Art and Technology

Therese believed her interests in art and environmentalism were too daunting to pursue as careers. She locked those dreams away... until co-op unlocked career opportunities that fused her studies with her passions. Check out her comic!

By: Therese Mah 13364 reads | 0 comments
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The Notebook: A Highly Unlikely Love Story

stationary

At the start of her co-op, Sandy expected to work hard and do her best. What she didn't expect is that she would fall in love - and fall hard. What you're about to read is a highly unlikely love story...

By: Sandy Chan 7176 reads | 0 comments
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Taking the Leap: Moving Across the Country for Co-op

Reflection

Not everyone can say that they’ve had their movie moment. Luckily enough, it happened to Pauline, and it happened in the exact way she dreamt it would. But, what she didn't prepare for is the reality after saying yes. 

By: Pauline Leoncio 9006 reads | 0 comments
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