Career Exploration

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Josh Pablo, Results System Tester for VANOC

Olympics

Classroom, volunteer and Co-op experience led SFU Alumus Josh Pablo to an exciting and challenging position with VANOC, preparing for the 2010 Olympic Games. Read on for more about Josh’s road to 2010 and for more on volunteering for VANOC.

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Starting a Career in Communications with IABC

Starting a Career in Communications

Co-op student Arthur Yee explores his career path in Communications by getting involved in professional events presented by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

By: Arthur Yee 20317 reads | 0 comments
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Suzanne Young: A Co-op Student's Success Story

DFAIT

For Suzanne Young, SFUs Co-op program was an immense part of her undergraduate experience. As a graduate in Linguistics and French, she reflects back on her experiences as a Co-op student.

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High Demand for Math Undergraduates

Career Exploration
It's time to re-evaluate what the traditional definition of a degree in mathematics means. With complementary studies in business, computing science and more, mathematics undergrads are in high demand as they bring a diverse set of skills to the workplace. What do employers love about students studying for a degree in math? Read on to find out more...
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Co-op Workshops: Stay a Step Ahead of the Competition

competitive edge

You’re a new Co-op student and you have big plans for your future! Start polishing your skills now by finding out how your Co-op department can arm you with the self-marketing tactics that will get your Co-op job application noticed.

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Reaching for Gold: Co-op leads Tina Morabi to career with VANOC

Co-op

It is a Co-op student's dream to land a job right after graduation
because of their work experience. Better yet, to land that job because
you worked for them as a Co-op student. That was the case for Tina
Morabi; her co-op job with VANOC landed her a full time position upon
graduation.

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Peeriodical: 5 Ways Working Overseas Benefits Your Career

Career Peers

“You’re going to teach English overseas eh? Sounds cool. So what kind of ‘real’ job are you going to do when you get back?” I hadn’t planned that part yet, but my friend’s comment stung a bit and made me second guess my decision. Maybe he was right. My overseas experience would be a useless footnote in my work history.

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Communication: So You Love Advertising, But Don’t Know How to Get in the Door

Communique

With a love for marketing and advertising, Communication student Lilian Sue discovers how to break into the industry and finds great online resources to improve one's creativity skills during her search.

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Creating an e-portfolio: What Not to Do

Portfolios

It could be the difference between getting the job and getting overlooked – so before sending your e-portfolio off to an employer check through this list to make sure you know ‘what not to do’ when creating an e-portfolio.

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Minding the Gaps While Working Abroad

SFU International

'Please mind the gap'. To those who have visited England's transportation system these words of caution are heard throughout the day. But for Co-op alumnus Jeanette LeBlanc, the words took on new meaning while working in London during her year-long adventure.

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