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5 Reasons why you Should Move for that Co-op Position

Co-operative Education

Ever spotted your dream co-op position on MyExperience but found out it was on the other side of the country? Or worse overseas! Srijani Datta, is here to tell you about why you should, in fact, relocate for co-op. 

By: Srijani Datta 3111 reads | 0 comments
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“So, What are You Going to do with Your Arts Degree?”

Arts and Social Sciences

Whether you’re in your first or sixth year, explaining what you intend to do with your degree can be as frustrating as it is… well, frustrating. In this article, Abby Zaporteza sheds light on skills and opportunities, intrinsic to liberal arts. 

By: Abby Zaporteza 3589 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for non-technical students working in a technical company

Career Exploration

With the rise of the digital age, the tech industry has become the hub of all industries. As these companies become more popular, you will want these tips to succeed if you're a non-technical students looking to work in a technical company

By: Brittany Kilpatrick 4134 reads | 0 comments
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8 Reasons Why 8 is Better than 4

Work Search

Beginning your journey with SFU Co-op can seem daunting at first, especially if you start with an 8-month Co-op but don't be afraid of it! Check out these benefits you'll get from doing an 8-month Co-op rather than 4-months. 

By: Defne Birol 3412 reads | 0 comments
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The Perks of Failure

Personal Development

We are often told to succeed, but what happens when we fail?  In this blog post, Amy shares her personal story of overcoming failure and how it might not be as terrible as it seems.

By: Amy Chui 5466 reads | 0 comments
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Rocking At Work Without Hitting Rock Bottom

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It’s natural to feel overwhelmed in a new workplace. School of Interactive Art and Technology student, Jimmy Phung shares his tips for rocking at work, without hitting rock bottom.

By: Jimmy Phung 3137 reads | 0 comments
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How I Ended Up Working for the BC Lions

OLC Blog

Beedie Business student, Ali Najaf shares his extraordinary journey from not knowing anything about the Canadian Football League to working with one of their best teams - The BC Lions.

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How Taking a Research Course Can Open Up Your Career Opportunities

Professional Development

As we all know, Communication classes can be quite heavy on the theory side, and unfortunately it’s probably never the best idea to whoop out your extensive knowledge of semiotics and Marxism in a job interview. So how do you bridge the gap between academia and industry? 

By: Justine Nadia 3485 reads | 0 comments
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Your Co-op Journey Starts at the End of Your Comfort Zone

graphic design

An incredible co-op term with Goldcorp taught Joselyn Hernandez to be open minded when  searching for co-op opportunities. You never know which organization, industry or position you might end up liking until you try. 

By: Joselyn Hernandez 3941 reads | 0 comments
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Get Your Side Hustle On: A Student's Guide to Part-Time Work

Work-Study

As she puts it, grad student Srijani Datta has been a student for most of her life. To support her love of academia she has worked as a reporter, tutor, translator, transcriber, and content writer. Develop your own side-hustle with her tips. 

By: Srijani Datta 3126 reads | 0 comments
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