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

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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. 

By: Farah Jhumra 1291 reads | 0 comments
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Becoming A $60K Assistant

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

By: Sharon 518 reads | 0 comments
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Building Routines to Build Productivity

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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 551 reads | 0 comments
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In the Absence of Clarity, Take Action

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Co-op

Fourth year, Kinesiology student, Alexandra Lukac, shares how taking action allowed her to navigate her co-op journey. 

By: Alexandra Lukac 4033 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Be Afraid of the Future: Advice for Success Post-Graduation

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Whether you’re a first-year or a fourth-year, you likely have thought about what life will be like after you graduate, and you'll likely have heard some scary things. I'm here to tell you, with some hard work and patience, you don't have to be afraid of the future...

By: Rachel Osterman 12055 reads | 0 comments
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How to Maximize Your Return on University Investment: Part I – Get Involved and Utilize On-Campus Resources

Career Exploration

Have you ever wondered why you should go to university and what you have done to make your university life meaningful? Have you ever been in a situation where you have no clue of what to do with your life and how to start making every penny of your tuition fees worth it? Have you ever felt frightened when thinking about your future career? I was in the same position so I want to share some tips on how to not regret going to school and how to get ready to face your future!

By: Jenny Vo 11167 reads | 0 comments
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Improve Your Writing With Five Simple Steps

Learning & Writing

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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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

Volunteering

Have you ever wondered if volunteer experience can be a more valuable experience in a hiring manager’s mind? Have you ever wondered about hidden benefits that go with volunteerism? If yes, this article is for you. Find out what makes volunteering distinct on your resume, and how it can help you land a co-op!

By: Kate Smirnova 7766 reads | 0 comments
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Be A Leader in Your Club!

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Already involved in a club? Why not take it a step further and become a club executive! Loren goes through 4 reasons to consider taking on a leadership role in a student club or association.

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Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering

Volunteering

How does volunteering help your employability? Kim goes through a few of the top skills that you can gain from volunteering that will also help you as a working employee.

By: Kim Huynh 12176 reads | 0 comments
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