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Elise's CGA-BC Co-op Experience: Landing Your Dream Job

International Business

Are you pursuing a career in Human Resources or interested in working for the CGA? Check out Elise's co-op experience as the Recruitment & Employment Assistant and her important career lessons she took away from her placement.

By: Elise Elliot 5798 reads | 0 comments

Co-op: The First Step to Your Career as a Chartered Accountant

Chartered Accountant

Are you considering or planning to pursue a designation as a Chartered Accountant (CA)? If so, read on to find out how Co-op can help you gain a competitive edge and achieve this goal successfully.

By: Taryn Campbell 10818 reads | 0 comments

Become "LinkedIn" To Online Networking


Social networking websites like Facebook are becoming an increasingly popular way to keep in touch with friends and family. But did you know that there is a social utility specifically designed to help you network with co-workers and other professionals in your industry?

By: coopcom 6315 reads | 0 comments

Alumni Profile: Shawna Lum on being a Peer Health Educator

Alumni Spotlight

Time and time again, we’ve told you how volunteer work can help you develop work-related skills. One thing that’s not always highlighted, however, is how volunteering can be an empowering experience, especially when you’re working on something that you’re passionate about.

By: Kelvin Claveria 10147 reads | 0 comments

Don't Judge A Job By Its Cover

Student Spotlight

I was hesitant to accept a co-op position because I thought that the skills I would obtain would not at all be relevant to my career path. As it turns out, I learned that trying out things that do not appeal to you 100% at the beginning is often a risk worth taking. Here's my story.

By: Jennifer Miller 7049 reads | 0 comments

Bon Voyage: How to ensure smooth sailing as you wrap up your Co-op work term


With work terms winding down to a close, most co-op students can’t help but reminisce warmly about friends made, skills gained and career opportunities uncovered while on the job. During this time, it is important to take advantage of a few tips for smooth sailing as you wrap up your work term.

By: Arthur Yee 12458 reads | 0 comments

101 on Information Interviews: Should You Do One?

Work Search

For the majority of university students nearing graduation, the question of what job and career path to pursue can be a very daunting and challenging decision to make.  But did you know informational interviews could help you make those decisions?

By: Jessica Grant 7176 reads | 0 comments

Dave's Diary: Career Blog Roundup - Awesome Metaphor Edition

CSI Blog

I've been reading a few really great articles lately, and instead of trying and failing to come up with something original, I thought I would share some of those articles, along with some of my thoughts about them. Here's five articles I like, complete with commentary, all of which use awesome metaphors to get their career advice across.

By: David Lindskoog 5976 reads | 0 comments

Career Spotlight: Interpreter


What does an interpreter do? Here's a synopsis: Provide spoken language and sign language interpretations in courtrooms, business conferences, political meetings, and anywhere else people from different countries and cultures come together. Read on for more info!


Using Career Cruising to Explore Career Options

Occupational Research

Career Crusing features 450+ occupations, a career matchmaker quiz, and career portfolio and resume builder tools. Plus, as a SFU student, you have free access!

By: Career Services Assistant 6545 reads | 0 comments
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