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Dave's Diary: What's Your Story?

CSI Blog

I and the whole staff at work attended a training last week on a "narrative" method of career counselling led by Mark Franklin, the practice leader of a company called Career Cycles.  It's inspired me to write a bit about narrative therapy in general, especially as it applies to career development. 

By: David Lindskoog 9645 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Dear High School Class of 2011...

Dave's Diary

Hi.  It's me, Dave - I was one of the smiley, energetic people handing out popcorn last night when you came up to visit SFU for our open house, "Info Eve."  Congratulations, by the way!  It's a pretty cool experience to be offered acceptance to any university, let alone the top Canadian comprehensive school as ranked by Macleans.  So, you've got good reason to feel proud of yourselves.  I really could see that on a lot of your and your parents' faces last night.  Way to go!

By: David Lindskoog 7695 reads | 0 comments
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Golden Opportunity: How I Accidentally Ended Up at a Fortune 500 Mining Company

Co-op

What many students may not know is that it can be very disheartening to apply for jobs at first. You may not receive many responses. It feels almost as if all the positions you want have already been filled. 

By: Farah Jhumra 470 reads | 0 comments
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Discovering my career path in Investment Management

Co-operative Education

My university experience has been a roller coaster to say the least. From moving to a brand-new city without knowing anyone to embarking on multiple co-ops in finance related roles, I discovered who I wanted to become and the path I needed to take to get there.

By: Chris Moric 823 reads | 0 comments
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My ‘Future Friendly’ Experience at TELUS

Telus

Read on to learn about Jacky's co-op experience at Telus!

By: Jacky Huang 1127 reads | 0 comments
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Banking is not Boring!

Workplace Success

When Taylor Nguyen imagined working at a large bank, she pictured cubicles, formal attire, and stacks of documents. What she found instead were opportunities to learn and create in a fun and collaboratve environment. 

By: Taylor Nguyen 1215 reads | 0 comments
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Small Fish in Big Pond: Working for PepsiCo

Co-operative Education

Fahad Faruque discusses highlights from his co-op semester in quality assurance at PepsiCo. 

By: Fahad Faruque 1216 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of Giving (and Receiving) Feedback

Co-op Reflections

Beedie Business student, Christopher Pun shares what he's learned about the art of giving and receiving feedback in the workplace. 

By: Christopher Pun 1325 reads | 0 comments
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How I Landed a Co-op at Tesla

Engineering

It is not hard to produce a perfect car. The difficulty lies in manufacturing 100,000 cars exactly alike. Read about the challenge of manufacturing modern luxury vehicles at Tesla Inc. 

By: Ryan Fielding 1934 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Research: The Value of Trying New Things

Co-op

Of the many career paths to try, research is an opportunity to apply lessons learned in the classroom to the real world. Matthew Malinab shares how a co-op with FAISAL opened his eyes to new career possibilities. 

By: Matthew Malinab 959 reads | 0 comments
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