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Dave’s Diary: What’s an Entrepreneur?

CSI Blog

Everyone’s had a business idea at some point in their lives. For most people, including me, they’re just passing fancies – momentary visions of grandiosity that persist for a few moments before reality comes crashing back in.  Yes, I’ve had my share of these. Allow me to indulge you for a moment with one of my, er… entrepreneurial ideas.

By: David Lindskoog 5364 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: Take a Holistic Approach to Your Education

Life Balance

I am sure you have heard of the concept of taking a holistic approach to health.  I first learned about this concept when I took an elective course in Kinesiology at SFU during my undergraduate degree. A holistic approach to health examines the physical, social, emotional and mental needs of a person to determine one’s overall wellness.

By: Johnny Seto 11889 reads | 0 comments
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Why Be a Career Peer Educator?

CSI Blog

We’ve been very lucky at Career Services to have had a great group of volunteers around every year. They take care of some very important business for us – from advising students on resume and cover letter writing, to helping out with our many events, to facilitating and participating in ongoing professional development sessions, and much more.

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2010 Top 10 Articles

Olympics

The year is winding down and we take a moment to reminiscence about this year's top 10 best articles. It wasn't easy choosing the top 10 as there were several articles we liked, but here are the articles we thought were best.

By: cla108 983 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Optimism’s Underworld – Unrealistic Expectations

Dave's Diary

I’m going to share a secret with you, internet: I’m a big Kate Beckinsale fan, and have been since the first Underworld movie came out in 2003.  So, when I found out that the 4th Underworld movie - New Dawn – was being filmed at SFU , and that Kate was in a starring role, I got pretty excited (as many of my coworkers can confirm). 

By: David Lindskoog 6741 reads | 0 comments
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Try Before You Buy

Co-operative Education

Many are aware of the multitude of benefits Co-operative Education has to offer. However, some fail to consider the less obvious but equally important advantages.  Co-op is a significant means of determining where you belong and where you fit in the world of work.

By: Carolyn Warner 5167 reads | 0 comments
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Ly's International Co-op Story

Co-op

Ly Viet Vu recently completed his undergraduate degree in the field of Computing Science.  Ly shares how his term with Co-op Japan altered his career path, providing him with the confidence to relocate to Viet Nam and establish his own business.

By: Ly Viet Vu 4721 reads | 0 comments
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Make this Work Term your Best!

Co-operative Education

Make a great first impression at your new workplace by following some of the tips provided by Co-op staff. It’s your time to shine so make this work term your best!

By: Amanda Der 3497 reads | 0 comments
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Sanaz Takes On Germany: Part 1

Co-operative Education

From weekend getaways to the Alps, to challenging engineering work for Daimler, Sanaz Jahanbakhsh had an amazing experience on her international co-op term in Germany. Read on to find out more about the work placement that put her time-management, communication skills and travel savvy to the test.

By: Adam Brayford 7024 reads | 0 comments
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Sanaz Takes on Germany: Part 2

International Co-op

On her 6 month international co-op term, based in Sindelfingen, Germany, Sanaz Jahanbakhsh worked on a sophisticated electro-engineering project for Daimler. Find out how her work has contributed to an effort that will save lives on the road.

By: Adam Brayford 8267 reads | 0 comments
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