Co-operative Education

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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Co-operative Education

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 5676 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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Action Talk #3: Highlights

SFU Woodward's

A recap of the third Action Talk event held at SFU Woodward’s. 

By: Kevin Day 42 reads | 0 comments
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Changing Attitudes to Debunk Co-op Myths

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Oftentimes, we allow ourselves to believe we are not good enough. In this post, I debunk 5 co-op myths of self-defeat allowing you to rise to any challenge.

By: Cherlene E. Chang 202 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons Why There's No Rush to Finish Your Degree

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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 846 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things to Remember When Setting Learning Objectives as a Continuing Student

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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 215 reads | 0 comments
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So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government

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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 293 reads | 0 comments
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Seek and Ye Shall Find: 5 Tips for Co-op Job Seekers

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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 270 reads | 0 comments
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I Hated Networking, Until...

Networking

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

Co-op Reflections

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 595 reads | 0 comments
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