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4 Fundamental Tips for Workplace Survival

Workplace Success

Transitioning from being a student to a full-time career professional is challenging, so having a plan in place can really make a difference to your Co-op success. Now halfway through her Co-op with the Vancouver Canucks, Sonya reflects on the top four strategies she uses to make the most of her experience.

By: Sonya Hall 14445 reads | 0 comments
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Engaging in a Co-op with SFU Co-op: Why There's So Much to Learn on the Hill

Workplace Success

After a year as the Special Projects Assistant with SFU Arts and Communication Co-op, I've picked up a lot of on-the-job skills and met some incredible mentors along the way. My time is up, and I'd like to pass on what I've learned in my role to anyone thinking about working on the hill.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 10465 reads | 0 comments
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Why Your BA Is Worth More Than You Think

Professional Development

A common misconception - especially in the student world – is that a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree does not hold much value compared to specialized degrees such as a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), or a Bachelor of Science (BSc). This is far from true.

By: Abbas Virji 6160 reads | 0 comments
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Opportunity Awaits You!

CSI Blog

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 9208 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: How Volunteering Helped Me Get My First Co-op Job

Work Search

Applying for jobs is a very difficult task, especially if you do not have any work experience and are just entering the ‘working world.' Read on to find out how Natalie gained her competitive edge through volunteering and secured her first co-op job.

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Dave’s Diary: Transferable Skills Pay the Bills

Dave's Diary

I wrote a little bit about my experiences working in restaurant kitchens part-time during my undergraduate degree. While I do enjoy reminiscing, I’m also aware that not all readers will benefit from such a personal discussion.Who wants to read about some guy washing dishes 8 or 9 years ago, anyway?

By: David Lindskoog 5762 reads | 0 comments
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