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Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

job market

Senior Career Peer Michael Ford writes about the importance of indispensable and eternal human skills for a career that thrives in times of crisis or calm.

By: Michael Ford 5937 reads | 0 comments
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10 Tips for Essential Work Search

Professional Development

You deserve to have a successful work search. With these tips, it won’t take long for an employer to notice your amazing efforts. Read on to feel prepared!

By: Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 929 reads | 0 comments
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The Benefits of Being a Career Peer Educator

Peer Education

Welcome to Career and Volunteer Services, where all your career aspirations come true.

By: Sarah Saghah 3255 reads | 0 comments
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Community Cooking Workshops: Why We Love Them So Much

Life Balance

As a student, food is literally my life. I wish I was joking but food is how I bond with friends, how I cope with exams and what I use to wake myself up in the morning. 

By: Javairia Raza 3669 reads | 0 comments
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What is Thrive Week? Reflections of a Health Peer

Health Peers

Two packs of fruit snacks and other ways to make someone's day - from Jan 22nd to 29th, students explored questions around mental health and actions for thriving during SFU Thrive Week.

By: Javairia Raza 3267 reads | 0 comments
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3 Steps for Cultivating Leadership on your Resume

Co-op

The term leadership has become a buzzword when describing one’s abilities and skillsets, but leadership is an imperative skill that can give you a competitive edge. Matthew offers three ways to convey this skill to employers when looking for work. 

By: Matthew Furtado 13888 reads | 0 comments
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Inside the Student Learning Commons with the Learning & Writing Peers

English

Ever needed help with writing a paper? The Student Learning Commons is the place to go. I’m a passionate Learning & Writing Peer Educator. Here’s a glimpse of what it’s like.

By: Howard Chai 7480 reads | 0 comments
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The Student Faces Behind Peer Health Education

Volunteer Services

The Peer Health Educators, also known as the Health Peers, are an amazing group of students who hold events and workshops to promote various health topics to their peers. I was able to interview a few of the Health Peers to discuss their involvement with the program. Whether you are interested in getting involved or want more information on the types of events held by the Health Peers, keep reading to find out more.

By: Amy (Amandeep) Gill 7392 reads | 0 comments
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How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life

Work Search

used to be very shy, a person who dared not speak to new people. Public speaking terrified me, even worse than getting an injection. As both an introvert and a sentimental person, I admired people who could just get out there and form friendships. So, I started to work on my goals and I soon realized that speaking to people is much better than getting an injection!

By: Jingyao Li 23310 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Resilience in my Search for Meaningful Work: One International Student’s Story

International Student

Facing rejection is hard, especially when you are studying abroad and trying to find your way. Here are my top three tips for ways to attract success and land the job you want.

By: Alireza Mogharrab 22903 reads | 0 comments
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