Career Exploration

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Working in the Non-Profit Sector Panel: A rewarding career path?

Life Experience

2010 EVENT RECAP: How do you acquire a successful and rewarding career? For five professionals, it was working for community organizations in the non-profit sector. The non-profit sector gave them the opportunity to contribute their professional skills, experiences and passions to advance their career while making a positive difference in their communities. Recently, they sat down with SFU students and shared their personal stories and journey to their current positions.

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Dave's Diary: Emotions, Content, and Process in Careers

Dave's Diary

Emotions are one of the most distinctive, primal, and ubiquitous features of human life. Yet, despite their important role in career development and decision making, they can be one of the most frequently overlooked issues in career advising/counselling. Why?


By: David Lindskoog 4148 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: The Happiness of Subtraction

CSI Blog

Money, material possessions, a great job, time, even love... I would argue that adding any of these to your life is not the key to happiness.  No, adding anything is not the way to go. Instead, let's think about subtraction.

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Taking it One Day at a Time with Roger Takahashi

Vancouver Canucks

Roger Takahashi, strength and conditioning coach for the Vancouver Canucks, talked to BPK students about the steps he took to get where he is and how to follow a career path you love

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Peeriodical: Feel Limited By Your Major?

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How accurate are you in predicting what a person’s career would be based on what they majored in university? Read a list of some of my close friends’ careers.  Can you guess what their university majors were? Take this quiz and match the job title to the university major:

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The Fruits of Your Labour

Career Exploration

Choosing a career can be tough... so many choices! How do you know you'll like it? When you think about it, this whole career choice thing is just like picking out a box of mandarin oranges at the grocery store. Here's how...

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Dream, Dream, Dream...

CSI Blog

For some of us, pursuing our dreams might be completely out of our comfort zone.  We’re happy to work in jobs we feel are our “best option” at the time.  The problem with this is that we become complacent and our motivation and passion slowly start to dwindle.

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Dave's Diary: Career Stylists & The Power of Metaphors

CSI Blog

It's thought provoking to ask, if you haven't already, "how would I describe what I do if someone asked me to be as succinct as possible?" It wouldn't be succinct at all to describe all the things you do on a daily basis, your responsibilities, your accomplishments, your significance. Nor would it be descriptive enough to only talk about a small subset of those things. So, how can we possibly do this question justice?

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Life After Co-op: From Footballs to Law

Alumni Spotlight

As an SFU Co-op alumni Susan Seto is one of the many success stories of the the program. Since graduating in 2008 her co-op experience has shaped her career and changed her life.

By: Melissa Chungfat 6671 reads | 0 comments
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Just Like Bunko: Leaving an Imprint

Career Exploration

During the past five years at SFU, I have been asked multiple times: what do I want to become after I graduate? Every time, I would hesitate before answering. I didn’t have an exact position I wanted to be in, nor did I know whether I would have the skills for whatever that ended up being. Hence, my typical answer: “I don’t know.” To many, uncertainty is uncomfortable.

By: Yat Li 6239 reads | 0 comments
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