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Dave's Diary: What's Your Story?

CSI Blog

I and the whole staff at work attended a training last week on a "narrative" method of career counselling led by Mark Franklin, the practice leader of a company called Career Cycles.  It's inspired me to write a bit about narrative therapy in general, especially as it applies to career development. 

By: David Lindskoog 8329 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Dear High School Class of 2011...

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Hi.  It's me, Dave - I was one of the smiley, energetic people handing out popcorn last night when you came up to visit SFU for our open house, "Info Eve."  Congratulations, by the way!  It's a pretty cool experience to be offered acceptance to any university, let alone the top Canadian comprehensive school as ranked by Macleans.  So, you've got good reason to feel proud of yourselves.  I really could see that on a lot of your and your parents' faces last night.  Way to go!

By: David Lindskoog 6740 reads | 0 comments
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“What Do You Study in Communication?”

Co-operative Education

What exactly is the study of communications?  What are the career paths can it can lead to?  Amy attempts to answer these surprisingly common questions (even among communications students!) through Co-op.

By: Amy Chui 363 reads | 0 comments
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Tips on Coping with a Challenging Co-op Term

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"Working in different settings and with various personality types allows you to take in the best and the worst of the workplace" - Diana gives practical tips on coping with workplace challenges.

By: Diana Kabantsov 71 reads | 0 comments
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My Love-Hate Relationship with Accounting

Co-op

"I knew very little about accounting and definitely had no passion for it" - read on to find out how Leana overcame her aversion towards accounting.

By: Leana Li 76 reads | 0 comments
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Succeeding in a Start-up 101

Human Resource Management

"This being my first co-op term, I didn’t really know what to expect. I didn’t know what to wear, how welcoming my co-workers would be or what exact tasks I would be assigned" - Joshua talks about his co-op experience.

By: Joshua Juni 242 reads | 0 comments
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Creating Value: The Adventures of an IT Co-op Student

Management Information Systems (MIS)

"Now working in the technology field, it is not what I had imagined initially" - Gabriel talks about his co-op with SFU's IT Project Management Office.

By: Gabriel Lim 57 reads | 0 comments
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From School to Designing for The City of Surrey

Workplace Success

"I am working on creating a single solution for citizens to request information held by the City that will meet the needs of multiple business lines" - read more about Allison's experience working with the City of Surrey.

By: Allison Chen 866 reads | 0 comments
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How I Became a Manager at Nineteen

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Read on to find about how Crystal became a manager at just nineteen! 

By: Crystal Fung 59 reads | 0 comments
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A Penny in a Sea of Sheldons: My Co-op at TRIUMF

Co-op

You see a job posting, you read the description, you become interested. You apply for the job, you get interviewed, then you get hired. Now what? Anh Vu, shares how she learned the ropes at TRIUMF. 

By: Thuy Anh (Anne) Vu 1215 reads | 0 comments
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