Indigenous Co-op

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[Indigenous Employer] ICBC

Co-operative Education

Interested in a career with a company who values your identity and culture?  A company who’s committed to a diverse workforce, while offering unique opportunities and professional growth.  A company who supports and encourages employees from a shared background and culture to help drive understanding, empathy and change.  If so, ICBC may be right for you.

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Work at One of the Big Four Accounting Firms: PwC

Indigenous

Ever wondered what it would be like working for one of the big four accounting firms? Cameron shares his insight into working for PwC and their Audit and Assurance division, including key responsibilities and advice to help you succeed!

By: Cameron Axenty 7712 reads | 0 comments
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The Unconventional Job Hunt: Creating Your Own Co-op Opportunities

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In five years at SFU, engineering physics undergrad Scott Beaupré landed three co-op job positions and four research projects without ever dropping off a résumé. Find out how! 

By: Taylor McKinney 11402 reads | 0 comments
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My Journey of Indigeneity (From a Non-Indigenous Perspective)

Indigenous

In this blog, I take you through my personal life story from immigrating to Canada, working and living in a rural First Nations community, to finding a sense of belonging and a second identity, which has forever changed the way I will view the world.

By: Richard Han 21079 reads | 0 comments
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Invest in the Unexpected: Why You Should Join Co-op and Share Your Story with the OLC

Professional Development

Taylor joined SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator, Trina Setah, as a Work-Study student to help promote co-op to SFU’s Indigenous community. Read about Taylor’s personal experience with co-op, and why she thinks you should join too.

By: Taylor McKinney 13258 reads | 0 comments
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Event Recap: SFU Indigenous Day

Co-operative Education

The 2nd Annual SFU Indigenous Day at the SFU Burnaby campus was a huge success! Here is a recap of the event.

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The Marathon of the Service Desk: A First Nations Health Authority Co-op Experience

Innovation and Information Management Services (IIMS)

Do you enjoy working with computers? Do you find the idea of solving puzzles to be exhilarating? Do you want to help people get introduced to the world of computers? If so, perhaps a Service Desk Analyst will be a perfect fit for you. Follow SIAT student, Michael Sandrin, in his first occupational adventure: working as a Service Desk Analyst for the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). 

By: Michael Sandrin 12071 reads | 0 comments
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John Howard Society - Hobden House

Indigenous Co-op

Theresa did her co-op as a residence worker.  She shares about her learning experiences and her future goals.

By: Theresa John 9893 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Chris Macklin

Indigenous

I’ve always had a passion for helping people. For the longest time, I wasn’t sure how to apply this passion. 

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Student Success Story: Trina Setah

Indigenous Career

"In all of my years, I worked to be well known, respected and network with many people.  Those networks proved to be worth-while as I worked my way up the ladder.  It pays to make good connections that has strategically helped me out when I needed them." 

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