Sustainability Opportunities Week

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Sustainability Opportunities Fair Poster Contest

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To showcase the research of SFU’s graduate students, SFU Sustainability Network Partners, SFU Volunteer Services and SFU Career Services co-hosted the poster competition at the Sustainability Opportunities Fair on January 30.

By: Melanie Monk 2983 reads | 0 comments
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Are You Involved at SFU?

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It’s proven that getting involved helps you connect with the place you’re in, make new friends, and gain skills that employers are looking for. I love volunteering because of all of those reasons, and it’s those reasons that have helped me get employment when I need it.

By: Kyle Empringham 2350 reads | 0 comments
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Taking a Closer Look at Volunteering with Sustainability in Mind

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With Sustainability Opportunities Week happening, I found myself asking what “sustainability” really means. Typically I associate sustainability with the environment. You know, recycle, reduce, reuse? But as I was looking at volunteer organizations that are considered sustainable, I realized that...

By: Alexandra Lowe 3894 reads | 0 comments
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A Day in the Life of an Energy Specialist

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Bernard Chan is an Energy Specialist with SFU Facilties Services, here he coordinates numerous energy efficiency and conservation projects across campus. Learn about what his typical day consists of.

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BC Hydro Power Smart: What’s the Deal with Green Careers, Anyway?

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The demand for qualified professionals in British Columbia’s green economy will grow by 2.6 per cent annually, establishing over 200,000 green jobs by 2020. Our goal is to build students’ skills and knowledge regarding energy efficiency & conservation which will ultimately impact their careers. You’ll be surprised how many jobs touch on sustainability that might not have the obvious “S” word in the title or even the job description.

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Alumni Profile: Education Opportunities in Environment & Sustainability

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SFU Faculty of Environment alumni Wes Regan graduated with a BA in Geography and two certificates in Urban Studies and Sustainable Community Development. Since then, he has become a successful contractor/consultant in Community Development and Urban Planning.

By: Leigh McGregor 3018 reads | 0 comments
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Launching a Career in Sustainability

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Just a couple years ago, most people would think of sustainability careers as jobs in tree-planting companies or advocacy groups.  You will now find a wide variety of sustainability related jobs in many new and unexpected industries.

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Sustainable Opportunities in Co-operative Education

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The Faculty of Environment Co-op Program at SFU offers many opportunities for students to work in positions related to sustainability.

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Welcome to Sustainability Opportunities Week 2013!

Sustainability Opportunities Week

Learn about Sustainability Opportunities Week at SFU, the events you can attend this week, and a new model of thinking that sets this year apart from past events.

By: KC Bell 2475 reads | 0 comments
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