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Top 5 Overlooked Volunteer Opportunities

Sustainability Peer Educators

While it may seem difficult to find experience in your field of study, there are a large portion of volunteer opportunities that are often over looked. Read on to find out what they are!

 

By: Nicole Strutt 8264 reads | 0 comments
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At The Bottom End: On Sucking At Your Job

Career Exploration

Sticking with something to the point where you develop enough skill to love it isn't easy, especially when considering career choices. So, if you don't feel 100% impassioned by your work right away, that's okay! Here's why.

By: David Lindskoog 7656 reads | 0 comments
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Accelerating Your Career Through Community Involvement

Engage

It may only be the start of the semester, but you’re probably already piled with work. However, there’s no better time to get involved within your community than now, especially with so many volunteer opportunities around with the new year. Find out how being involved can jumpstart your career.

By: Abbas Virji 5739 reads | 0 comments
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Top 3 Reasons to Join a Student Club or Organization

CMNSU

Want to be closer to your university? Looking to gain valuable experience in your field of study? Want to have valuable connections that will last you a lifetime? Joining a student club or association just could give you the solution you need!

By: Nicole Strutt 19950 reads | 0 comments
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(Stop) Talkin 'Bout My Generation

Generation Y

Confession time: I think it would be really great if everyone decided that it was past due time to stop writing about millenials. You've worn me down, and I've had enough. Here's why.

By: David Lindskoog 7200 reads | 0 comments
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Why Does Rejection Hurt So Much?

Life Experience

No matter how well you've prepared for it, rejection hurts on a gut-wrenching , tear-jerking scale. Why does it hurt so much? Perhaps more importantly, how can we deal with it? Dave proposes two conceptualizations of rejection, and some tips for dealing with it to go with each.

By: David Lindskoog 8743 reads | 0 comments
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You Can Only Plan So Much

planning

What are your plans for the future? Does this question make you cringe? Don't worry: you're not alone. The pressure to have our future plans all figured out can be overwhelming. But the truth is, we don't need to have it all figured out. How can we predict the future when it's always changing?

By: Lindsey Verbeek 5584 reads | 0 comments
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Exams: How to Handle The "Threat of Academia"

Personal Development

Exams are often seen as "the great threat" in academia. This article explores why we often get anxious about exams, and offers both practical and personal tips to reduce the threat they pose!

By: David DiTomaso 5721 reads | 0 comments
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Loving Your Job vs. Loving Youself

Dave's Diary

Should our most important values be fulfilled by the job we do? Anything less tends to be viewed as "just a job." The result is predictable: a bunch of unsatisfied people who think they should be in more fulfilling jobs. Dave argues it's better to love yourself than your job.

By: David Lindskoog 6585 reads | 0 comments
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Rekindling The Fire: Murderball, Motivation, & Acceptance

Acceptance

Movies can be a powerful way to help us change our perspectives, and even motivate us towards our career goals. This article takes a look at how the film "Murderball" can help you change your view on what you don't have, and appreciate what you do.

By: Samantha Sito 5553 reads | 0 comments
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