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5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Work Search

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 8492 reads | 0 comments
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Unlikely Co-op Candidate Switches From Landscaping to Technical Writing

Co-operative Education

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 12161 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Literature Series: E. Richard Atleo

Indigenous

Read about "Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview" by E. Richard Atleo

By: Christina Coolidge 17979 reads | 0 comments
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Event Planning 101: Beyond the Chaos

event planning

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 14077 reads | 0 comments
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Spending the Night With Sheldon the Robot

Communication, Art and Technology

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 4771 reads | 0 comments
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Comic: How Co-op Helped Me Seize the Dreams I'd Left Behind

Work Term Project

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 14382 reads | 0 comments
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Taking the Leap: Moving Across the Country for Co-op

Communication

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 10602 reads | 0 comments
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Planning for Exchange or Study Abroad Trip

personal development

Going for exchange or a study abroad trip to a different university and country is a great experience in itself. But to make that experience remarkable, a bit of planning is required.

By: anajaf 6817 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Attending a Conference

Accounting

Attending a Conference can be a remarkable experience- that is if you plan to make it that way. Ali shares six tips to prepare for a conference so you can make sure it’s worth your while. 

By: anajaf 6409 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Spotlight: Alex Yoo

Student Ambassador

Alex Yoo is a volunteer for the SFU OLC through the SFU Student Ambassador Program.  He shares what he has learned from volunteering as a Social Media Content Curator. 

By: Alex Yoo 4914 reads | 0 comments
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