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One-Step Start Up: SFU’s Solutions to Your Big Questions

Communication

Ever had a business idea and thought it was worth a shot? These resources can help you transform your business idea into reality.

By: Samad Raza 3783 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Paid to Have Fun: The Best and Most Economical Way to Travel

ENGAGE

“Get paid to travel” seems like one of those weird internet scams that you probably shouldn’t click on. But as an au pair abroad, I wasn't paying for accommodation or food, I was meeting other young people, and I was receiving a weekly paycheque!

By: Teghan McDonald 3872 reads | 0 comments
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Comic Guide: 5 Tips to Prepare for Co-op

Work Search

Embarking on your first Co-op placement? Thinking of applying to the Co-op program? In this comic guide, Linnea offers five tips that will give you a fresh outlook on how to update your resume, build up the confidence to go on interviews, and set yourself up for success. You’ve got this! 

By: Linnea Vo 6320 reads | 0 comments
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Three Reasons Why I Volunteer

General

Ever wondered what there is to gain from volunteering? Check out my blog post and discover all that volunteering has to offer.

By: Julia C. Fernandes 4321 reads | 0 comments
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Are You Putting Your Best Foot Forward or in Your Mouth?

Cover Letters

If an employer you applied to never gets back to you, it’s easy to get down on yourself. We’ve all been there. Learn from my failures to put your best foot forward when applying for jobs. 

By: Haley Pihowich 3861 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Think You Can Be a Role Model? Here Are 4 Things I Learned from Becoming a Volunteer Mentor: an Interview with Alex Hook

ENGAGE

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver reached out to SFU student Alex Hook about his perspective on youth mentorship and the opportunity of being a role model. 

 
By: Wes Martin 3930 reads | 0 comments
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What’s in a Name? How I Came to Terms With Labelling Myself as a Person With a Disability

DiversityandInclusion

If you were to see me on campus, you wouldn’t know that I had a disability. I do not use a wheelchair nor do I have a seeing eye dog.  I have an invisible disability.

By: Jien Hilario 11297 reads | 0 comments
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Disclosing Disability

inspiration

Living with a mental illness or any invisible disability comes with many challenges. One of the most prominent is whether or not one should disclose their status to others. 

By: Jien Hilario 7455 reads | 0 comments
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Nondisabled Privilege: What is it?

Series

Privilege shapes our world in both visible and "invisible" ways. Jien discusses the ways in which privilege is granted to the nondisabled, and how acknowledging this privilege is one way we can all help. 

By: Jien Hilario 3517 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Helped Me Expand My Career Options

Diversity & Inclusion

Trying new things and volunteering to help your community can open up new options and ideas, some of which can be life changing, and may direct you down a path that you never imagined you would be on. 

By: Jien Hilario 13533 reads | 0 comments
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