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The Skills You Can’t Learn in Class

Science

I knew that co-op work terms would greatly enhance my education and I would gain skills and experience that I could never get from a classroom, but the type of knowledge that I am walking away with is not what I expected.  

By: Tessa Leyland 6848 reads | 0 comments
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Improving Your Email Communication Skills: The Importance of Specificity

Communication

Email communication is a critical skill in many jobs. Business student Helen Bowman shares tips on how to efficiently and effectively communicate through email, based on what she learned during her co-op at SAP.

By: Helen Bowman 8358 reads | 0 comments
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How to Apply the Skills from our Volunteer Experiences to Future Careers

Volunteering

As a follow up to Kim's article, "Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering," read how those three key employability skills could be applied to a future career! Let us know: How would these skills apply to your own dream job?

By: Kim Huynh 4697 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Opportunities for Industry Experience

Skills

Want to get meaningful, industry experience? Alex has tips on how you can achieve this through volunteering! Read on to get the scoop on finding the right volunteer position for your interests.

By: Alexandra Lowe 5591 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Advice From My Dad Part 2 - Make Yourself Irreplaceable

Workplace Success

"Make yourself irreplaceable," he would say, regaling stories of his own young employment at a car dealership. "Take the shifts that nobody else wants, work extra hours whenever possible, be the guy that your boss knows they can always count on." Was this really what my dad wanted me to do with my life?

By: David Lindskoog 4953 reads | 0 comments
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