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Getting out of the Dumps and Back on the Hunt in a COVID Job Market

summer work

Getting a job at a grocery store was definitely not what I was expecting to do with my last summer before graduation. I had big plans to apply to marketing and communications student positions and to make the most out of my education and off-time to get relevant experience, but when COVID-19 hit, I knew I just needed a job in general.

By: Keely Rammage-Scott 1116 reads | 0 comments
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Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

Professional Development

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 7053 reads | 0 comments
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10 Tips for Essential Work Search

Top Tips

SFU's Career Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Francis Mercurio, Career Peer, have written an Insider's Guide, top 10 tips to a successful work search process. You deserve to get noticed! 

By: Deanne Esdale | Career Education Specialist with Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 1866 reads | 0 comments
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Go Fund Your Graduate Degree – A Guide to Five Academic Sources of Funding

OLC Blog

The prospect of pursuing a graduate degree can be hampered by the inability to fund such studies. Srijani discusses five strategies that can help you pay for a graduate degree without breaking into your bank account!

By: Srijani Datta 1037 reads | 0 comments
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How My Student Club Involvements Scored Me My First Co-op - Recruiter Perspective

Co-operative Education

Joining a student club is an excellent way to develop transferrable skills! Olivia shares how her campus involvement not only helped with skill development and securing a co-op position, it eased the transition and helped differentiate Olivia from her peers. In her own words: "If you want to be one step closer to finding your dream co-op, I suggest starting with community involvement!"

By: Olivia Chan 1428 reads | 0 comments
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Discover Your Leadership Potential in Passport to Leadership

Passport to Leadership

Looking for an opportunity to boost your personal development at SFU? Look no further -- the Passport to Leadership workshop series will help you maximize your leadership potential, and is available to all SFU students!

 

By: Zahraa Hawili 16662 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Attending a Conference

Business

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 6285 reads | 0 comments
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University Bocconi campus abroad class

Student Development

Clair shares her experience with Campus Abroad through SFU Beedie, and how Italy was brought to her! 

By: Clair Lam 5233 reads | 0 comments
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Wanted: Individuals Desiring An Adventure

International

Looking to travel to a foreign country? Try something new? Meet some new people? You and AID could be a perfect match!

By: Esther Wei 5852 reads | 0 comments
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Owning Your Own Leadership Style

Personal Development

Have you ever identified with the leadership characteristics of Donald Trump, Ellen DeGeneres or Barack Obama? Read on to discover where your leadership style falls in regards to these three influential people.

 

By: Nicole Strutt 13368 reads | 0 comments
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