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It’s Not What Your Communication Degree Can Do for You; It’s What You Can Do For Your Communication Degree

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For some employers today, a degree has become the minimum requirement for most entry-level jobs. Having spoke with this year's winner of the SCOY Award of Merit, Terence Chu, the solution to this conundrum, for me, became apparent.  

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Advice from a Marketing Communications Professional: Ryan Paulson, Director of Marketing & Communications at Blenz Coffee

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Director of marketing and communications for Blenz Coffee and graduate of SFU’s Public Relations Certificate program, Ryan Paulson, shares invaluable advice about the modern communication industry – his own career path, what he looks for in new-hires and tips for current SFU Communication students to be professionally competitive after graduation.

By: Kendal Crawford 13323 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

Student Spotlight

Denisa Orlandea is about to graduate with more than 16 months of professional communication experience, a volunteer position in IABC’s Student Services Committee, and the 2014 SCOY award. Find out how taking risks got her to where she is today.

By: Kendal Crawford 14759 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

Communication

When I had the opportunity to attend the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC/BC’s) Communication Planning 101 Workshop, I jumped at the chance to learn a little more about strategic communication and writing a communication plan.

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Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

Communication

Patricia Zhou had vaguely heard of IABC during her first two years at SFU, but little did she know how BC’s chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators would end up having such an on-going influence on her career.

By: Kendal Crawford 10269 reads | 0 comments
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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Co-operative Education

In 2011, Marianna Adamian won the IABC/BC Student Communicator of the Year Award. Her successful communication plan focused on a series of presentations she gave as part of her co-op job. Since winning the SCOY award, Marianna has been presented with fantastic networking opportunities, volunteer positions, and prospective job placements.

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