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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Co-op

Applied Sciences

Thinking about doing a co-op term but not sure how to have a successful experience? Starting a co-op term for the first time can be daunting. Here are a few tips to make the best out of your co-op opportunity. 

By: Cooper White 414 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Get Involved on Campus

on campus

Learn about various ways to enhance your university experience by getting involved this semester.  This article explores different areas of interest that students can get involved in and resources helpful to those seeking out meaningful volunteer and leadership opportunities.

By: Manal Masud 10615 reads | 0 comments
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Caring for the Elderly with Three Links Care Society

Opportunities

Do you enjoy hanging out with your grandparents and listening to their stories from “back in the day”?  Then consider volunteering at Three Links Care Centre!

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CEVF 2013 Recap - Part 4

CEVF

A look at some of the attendees of the Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair, part of The BIG Fair 2013, including Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver, City of Burnaby, and City of Richmond. 

By: Jeanette Murphy 4977 reads | 0 comments
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Opportunity Awaits You!

Career Exploration

While I used to think university was all about good grades and finishing your degree as fast as you could, I’ve recently learned that this is not the case, and that university is more about the opportunities you can get involved in and the experience you can gain. Here are three ways to do just that!

By: Nichola Basara 10067 reads | 0 comments
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Info Sessions: Take Action!

Networking

So you’re finally sitting at that employer’s info session – professional clothes, business cards in hand, phone (hopefully) on silent – and you wonder; why am I here? What purpose does presenting myself in this manner achieve? Well, you’re about to find out…

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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Communication, Art and Technology

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.

By: Claire Woodbridge 6483 reads | 0 comments
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Help this Holiday Season and Volunteer

Volunteering

Looking to get onto Santa’s nice list this year? Try volunteering around the holidays! There are so many events from mid-November through the end of December that require volunteer help. If you want to give back around the holidays but find your student budget doesn’t go so far, volunteering is the perfect solution.

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