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Bank of North Dakota

ENGAGE

Why am I writing about a bank in North Dakota, USA? Because this bank is a publicly owned bank which is the only established one in the US so far. This seemingly business related post is actually a post on civic engagement. How so? The Bank of North Dakota (BND) has a vision to “be helpful to and assist in the development of… financial institutions… within the State.”

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Count to 100: 100 Classrooms in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

During the Taliban regime, by law, girls in Afghanistan were not allowed to go to school and it was punishable by death. Even though this law was lifted, there is very limited access to schools and a proper education.

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Fresh Food and Farmers Markets: A Local Alternative

Volunteering

Fresh berries, delicious jams and honeys, and a variety of vegetables; it’s that time of year again when farmers markets start cropping up all around the city.

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Getting out of the Dumps and Back on the Hunt in a COVID Job Market

Work Search

Getting a job at a grocery store was definitely not what I was expecting to do with my last summer before graduation. I had big plans to apply to marketing and communications student positions and to make the most out of my education and off-time to get relevant experience, but when COVID-19 hit, I knew I just needed a job in general.

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Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

getting started

Senior Career Peer Michael Ford writes about the importance of indispensable and eternal human skills for a career that thrives in times of crisis or calm.

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An Insider's Guide to Successful Work Search

Career Peers

SFU's Career Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Francis Mercurio, Career Peer, show you how to set up for a successful search by getting strategic and supported. You deserve to get noticed! 

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

Volunteering

COVID has made it tougher to find jobs this summer, but there are still some good opportunities to expand your skillset through volunteering – even if you are stuck at home. Whether you are looking for remote opportunities or want to support front line workers, here are some ideas to navigate your search.

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Looking for Summer Work During COVID? Here’s Where to Find Jobs

Career Services

If your summer job was cancelled, you’re not alone. Students are facing tough summer job prospects due to COVID, but there are opportunities out there. Here are the industries and companies hiring. 

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Dear younger self: Never give away your power.

Life Experience

Taking steps to prioritize your financial wellness can set you up for better overall wellness.

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Adventurous Vibes: Your Guide to an Incredible Study Experience in Canada

Personal Development

Are you thinking of studying in Canada? Are you about to arrive or have recently landed? Make the most of your experience with these tips for studying abroad.

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