Co-operative Education

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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

First Weeks on the Job

John Grant, an SFU Communication Co-op Alum has five work term experiences in his portfolio and shares his top ten tips for completing a successful and fulfilling Co-op work term.

By: John Grant 5669 reads | 0 comments
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What Learning Objectives can do for you

Co-operative Education

A successful Co-op work term can involve many factors, one of which is developing and working towards meeting your learning objectives. Developing a learning objective helps you to think about what you want to accomplish during your upcoming work term and begin developing a plan for how you’ll achieve success.

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3 Reasons Why There's No Rush to Finish Your Degree

Personal Development

Matthew enters his fourth year with a newfound perspective on graduation. His time working for SFU Career and Volunteer Services has taught him that when it comes to education, there should be no rush. Here, he shares his top 3 reasons why!

By: Matthew Furtado 753 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things to Remember When Setting Learning Objectives as a Continuing Student

Professional Development

Congratulations on extending your work term! It's time for more Learning Objectives! Don't worry though, if you're having a hard time thinking up of some new ones, read these 5 tips to help you.

By: Wen-Ting Fan 191 reads | 0 comments
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So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government

federal government

Jobs in the federal government are well-paid, interesting, and a great springboard for your career. They are also very hard to get. These six tips could help you land your dream job!

By: Diana Bartosh 256 reads | 0 comments
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Seek and Ye Shall Find: 5 Tips for Co-op Job Seekers

Co-op

Truth be told, finding my first co-op job took me three semesters. Don’t panic! Here are 5 tips to help keep you on track, motivated and increase your competitiveness in your co-op job search. 

By: Chris McCluskie 257 reads | 0 comments
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I Hated Networking, Until...

Co-op

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 433 reads | 0 comments
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The Value of Growth: Sowing the Seeds for Future Success

Appnovation Technologies

Growth is about constantly challenging and stretching ourselves, both personally and professionally. Through co-op, I have had the opportunity to learn and grow from my peers and mentors, truly experiencing and understanding the value of growth in the process. 

By: Aakriti Arora 580 reads | 0 comments
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5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Co-op

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

Co-op

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 538 reads | 0 comments
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