Indigenous Career Journey Stories

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Ojibwa Business Owner, Theresa Contois

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Theresa Contois is a Coast Salish business owner. She took possession of Marmalady catering company November 1st and is in the process opening a café in January. Here is an interview touching on various aspects of her business experience.

By: Christina Coolidge 19634 reads | 0 comments
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An Education

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I have discovered that learning from others, is the greatest way to avoid making mistakes; and listening to others with the intention to truly understand, is the greatest way to gain a real education; after all… “An education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he/she learned in school” (Albert Einstein).

By: Christina Coolidge 10977 reads | 0 comments
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Randy Jack Q & A

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Randy Jack is from the Cheslatta Carrier Nation. He is now an outreach worker with the Vancouver Recovery Club.Here is a series of question and answers to learn more about his education and career experiences.

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Angela Semple’s Career Story

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Angela writes about coming to SFU, the Indigenous connections she found, and how her job search found her back in the New Student Enrollment and Transition department.

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Reflecting on Being a Indigenous Career Speaker: Audrey Tooshkenig

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Audrey Tooshkenig reflects on her experience at the 2012 Indigenous People's Career Stories event, and how she managed to overcome a brief dip in her self-confidence to present to a room full of earnest listeners.

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SFU Indigenous Speakers: Crystal Morris

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Crystal Morris shares her education and career journey, which has included a wide variety of roles in government, and the private sector, and how they brought her to where she is today.

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Indigenous People's Career Stories 2013

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On February 21st, the Indigenous People’s Career Stories event took place at the Diamond Alumni Centre. This was my first year attending the event and I was pleasantly surprised.

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Indigenous Career Story: Miranda Stirling: Capacity and Events Manager, New Relationship Trust

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I learned that the brilliant thing about college is everyone is at different levels. After I completed my diploma I went on to get my bachelors at Royal Roads University and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management.

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Indigenous Career Journey: Dr. Peter Eppinga

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I am currently taking a Masters Degree in Health Science at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC. I have gained a tremendous amount of knowledge on evidence based medicine, medical biostatistics, clinical epidemiology and public health.

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Indigenous Peoples Career Stories: Employer Networking

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Learn about some of the employers and Indigenous student recruiters you can network with at the Indigenous Peoples Career Stores event.

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