Career Exploration


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Career Exploration

Who says that you have to have graduated university before you start your own business? In fact, you do not even have to be a business student to be an entrepreneur!

By: Mike Wong 3703 reads | 0 comments

Resume Tips from the BC Public Service

Cover Letters

Getting your foot in the door with an organization isn’t always easy, but there is help. If you’re looking for a position with the BC Public Service, they’ve offered up some resume tips to help hopefuls get to the next stage of selection.

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What does the future hold?

CSI Blog

You cannot predict jobs of the future. There are simply too many different factors at play to be able to know what work will look like down the road.

By: Mike Wong 4299 reads | 0 comments

Finding Your Passion: Doing What You Love

Career Exploration

70,000 hours. To do what? Well, according to Gillian Watters, director of programs at KEYS Job Centre in Kingston, Ontario, 70,000 hours is the amount of time you will spend at your job over the course of a lifetime.  Read on to find out how you can spend 70,000 hours doing what you love.

By: Mike Wong 4586 reads | 0 comments

Reflections From the BIG Fair

Professional Development

The annual BIG Fair at SFU  is over, but the pointers learned from the three days can be applied to any job fair. Learn what tips you can apply to your next career fair and why you shouldn't miss out on the BIG Fair next year.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4393 reads | 0 comments

Quarter-Life Crisis: It's Real

CSI Blog

It's no secret that young people entering the workforce today are facing very different challenges than generations past. "Quarter-life crisis" emerged to describe the experiences many young people were going through as they struggled to establish themselves in adulthood. But what does this phrase really mean?

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 5471 reads | 0 comments

So you want to go to graduate school?

Career Exploration

Grad school...hmm? Should you go to graduate school right away, or is waiting and going travelling or to work right for you? You want to make sure you make the best decision for yourself. There are many factors that go into your decision, both personal and external ones, such as what your research interests are, if you want to stay close to home or move away, as well as your experience and most of all, your GPA. You face pressure from parents, and most of all, yourself.

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4 days, 2 campuses, and one BIG FAIR!


On September, 17-20, SFU has seen one of its most successful career, graduate, and volunteer fairs to date! It facilitated lots of engagement and interaction between 3000+ students and the over 120 organizations who participated! For those that missed out, here is a recap of the event:

By: Mike Wong 3814 reads | 0 comments

Choosing Your Major? Unsure of your options?

Personal Development

For many students, picking a major and/or minor can be a very intimidating and daunting task. Should you major in Chemistry or go for a major in Communication with a concentration of Political Economy and Policy, or do a double minor in Linguistics and French?

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Recruitment Season! What's Happening On and Off Campus!

Work Search

So you have your awesome resume, excellent 30-second elevator pitch, and a ton of research on your favourite employers, the question is: Where can I go to meet/apply to these awesome employers? Well, here are a few things that are happening on, around, and off campus! A couple of tips for success: Do your research, ask questions, and keep your eyes and ears open, as there are tons of opportunities occurring everyday.

By: Mike Wong 4223 reads | 0 comments
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