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Thank you from Our Learning Community

volunteers

Ever wondered where the amazing content on Our Learning Community (OLC) came from? You guessed it - it is our extraordinary team of dedicated volunteers, alumni and staff! As we wrap up 2012, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone, and highlight some of our amazing contributors. 

By: gmc2 4885 reads | 0 comments
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More Than Just Marketing: Pursuing my Passion at Telus

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

Don’t limit yourself and be active in asking to take on projects beyond the job description. Some insights from Christy’s co-op at TELUS.

By: Christy Liu 708 reads | 0 comments
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Rocking At Work Without Hitting Rock Bottom

Co-op

It’s natural to feel overwhelmed in a new workplace. School of Interactive Art and Technology student, Jimmy Phung shares his tips for rocking at work, without hitting rock bottom.

By: Jimmy Phung 1014 reads | 0 comments
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How I Ended Up Working for the BC Lions

Career Exploration

Beedie Business student, Ali Najaf shares his extraordinary journey from not knowing anything about the Canadian Football League to working with one of their best teams - The BC Lions.

By: Ali Najaf 618 reads | 0 comments
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We Deserve More

SFU Indigenous

We deserve more and so do our Indigenous youth. The justification of our suffering needs to stop.

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Self-Care Strategies Part I: Setting Healthy Boundaries

OLC Blog

Crucial for your physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing, self-care is the constant repetition of mostly small acts and habits that keep you functioning as a whole, healthy human. Here is how Joe is going to be practicing self-care through the holidays. 

By: Joe Nomellini 1522 reads | 0 comments
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Is Social Media Bringing you Down?

Life Balance

Keeping up with the pressures of social media can be mentally draining. In this article, I share with you how social media can affect your mental health and tips on how to minimize these effects.

By: Shazia Nanji 2673 reads | 0 comments
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When Once Wasn’t Enough

Human Resource Management

If you are about to start applying for co-ops or trying to decide if another co-op term at the same organization is right for you, read about my experience of how a surprising situation can lead to a positive experience.

By: Kaylie Wong 1355 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Co-op

If you want to extract every opportunity from your co-op term, take these proactive steps to grow professionally beyond your job title. 

By: Mikaela Nuval 1414 reads | 0 comments
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Welcome Sessions, Onboarding, and the Handling of Snacks

STEMCELL

Linh shares her experience working in the HR department of a biotech firm.

By: Linh Nguyen 1245 reads | 0 comments
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