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Golden Opportunity: How I Accidentally Ended Up at a Fortune 500 Mining Company

Co-operative Education

What many students may not know is that it can be very disheartening to apply for jobs at first. You may not receive many responses. It feels almost as if all the positions you want have already been filled. 

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Becoming A $60K Assistant

Co-op

When I first started at PCL as an Administrative Student, I was slightly disappointed.

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Building Routines to Build Productivity

Co-op

Procrastination became a close friend of mine and by the end of the semester, I was burnt out but relieved that it was all over. Then the cycle would repeat itself for another four months.

By: Holly Kang 914 reads | 0 comments
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How to Overcome Your Fear of Getting Involved

ENGAGE

Is fear coming in your way of getting involved? Don’t stress, since you live in a world with many others who are in the same boat as you! Here are a couple tips that can help you come out of your shell and interact with your community

By: Navdeep Gill 24652 reads | 0 comments
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Planning for Exchange or Study Abroad Trip

Travel

Going for exchange or a study abroad trip to a different university and country is a great experience in itself. But to make that experience remarkable, a bit of planning is required.

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Improve Your Writing With Five Simple Steps

personal development

Whether you’re pursuing a career in writing or not, excellent writing and communication skills are often at the top of the list for job qualifications. Here are five simple steps to drastically improve your writing and set yourself apart from other applicants in a highly competative job market. 

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The Payoff of Perseverance

personal development

Raymon Gulati faced his fears by interviewing with BlackBerry, landing a fantastic job, and learning that his talent & skills could successfully overcome what seemed to be his biggest obstacle.

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Volunteer at SFU Summer Camps in 2014!

Personal Development

Want a great summer volunteer opportunity working with kids and youth? Cadence shares information about SFU's Summer Camp program.

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Creating Your Own Luck

Happenstance

Navigating the job market today is not an easy task. Application processes are becoming longer, qualifications that you may need are becoming greater, and there’s sometimes not as many jobs available at some times of the year. But there are ways to overcome all this, and it's not even that difficult.

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Making Meaningful Online Connections With Employers

Work Search

Making connections is a vital part of networking, but how can you make connections that would be impossible to create in-person? Read on to find out more, and to help you realize the importance of developing an accurate online profile of yourself.

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