Career Exploration

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Preparing for Career Fairs and Employer Information Sessions

Career Fair

Every year, there are multiple career fairs and information sessions held at SFU. In addition to being informative and interesting, these events can be used to build contacts, acquire Co-op positions, and even look at post grad jobs.

By: Malcolm Lalkaka 11632 reads | 0 comments
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Social Networking: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Networking

Social networking has taken our wired world by storm. While Facebook is a great way to network with others and reconnect with old friends, the use of social networking sites and availability of personal information creates a plethora of implications for personal privacy and safety.

By: Carolyn Warner 9786 reads | 0 comments
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Branding Yourself

Portfolio

You have the skills, the experience, and you know you can ace that interview. Now how do you get noticed so that you will be invited to an interview?

 

By: Rushan Shekar 32608 reads | 0 comments
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How to Prepare for the Workforce Before Graduation

BIG Fair

How do you stand out and stay ahead of the game in today's increasingly competitive job market? Read on to learn about 4 important resources that can help you advance your career while you're still in school.

By: Tyler Perry 7802 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Work Is...

workLIFE

SFU Surrey hosted a very successful open house, in recognition of its 10th anniversary as an SFU campus. It was fun evening - lots of prospective students, parents, various members of the community - joined in the celebrations. We had the chance to get some people's thoughts on "work." What did they say?

By: David Lindskoog 5430 reads | 0 comments
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Unsure What to Do With Your Life? “No Problem” Says Sean Aiken

The One-Week Job Project

Compared to university graduates decades ago, students today are faced with an even greater number of career paths to choose from. How are we supposed to know which career to pursue? Despite graduating from Capilano College as a top student and valedictorian, Sean Aiken was not an exception.

By: Eric Kang 10514 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Raccoons - The Perfect Career Role Models

CSI Blog

Raccoons are wonderful creatures - and as worthy of praise for their career-navigation skills as any other creature I can currently think of. So, let us appreciate the greatness that is the raccoon, and think of them the next time we're pondering our next career move.

By: David Lindskoog 6462 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op India: Brittney's Journey of Career Exploration [Part 2]

Research

Brittney Merryweather, a BPK Co-op student and a Behavioural Neuroscience (BNS) Major, takes us on her journey of career exploration and personal development through her two eye-opening International co-op placements. Read on to find out more about the people, culture and land of India.

By: Brittney Merryweather 12090 reads | 0 comments
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The Hindsight of a Gen Y Stereotype

Generation Y

For most of us Gen Ys, the simple trajectory drilled intro our heads by parents and career counselors that consisted of: 1. Get good marks in high school 2.Work hard in University. 3. Start job. Simply hasn’t come to fruition.

By: Yumi Numata 5595 reads | 0 comments
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The Myth of the Career Plan

Career Planning

What's your plan? With so many academic options open to you at SFU, it can be puzzling enough trying to decide on your major, much less a long-term career. But speak to any SFU career advisor and what you'll hear might bring you some calm: there is no set career plan.

By: WIL Fraser 6922 reads | 0 comments
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