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Dave's Diary: Game of Thrones Goes To University

Career Exploration

What would the characters in A Game of Thrones major in, if they went to a modern day university? I focused on the characters that I found most interesting or noteworthy in my reading of the series - you might have some of your own favourites that I don't get to - I invite you to join in with your own opinions!

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 5157 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Imagination as a Career Skill

Career Exploration

Have you ever thought about how amazing it is that we have the capacity to ​imagine​? What is it that gives me this ability to picture what my future might be like, or for artists to create and portray entire fantastical mental worlds, or for children to spend countless joyful hours pretending to be something or someone else? And what benefit can imagination have on our careers?

By: David Lindskoog, Career Services Advisor 6306 reads | 0 comments
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Brave-Up on the OLC: Self-Reflection As A Source of Transforming Your Life

self transformation

Self-reflection is all about learning and understanding YOU. Next time you catch yourself daydreaming or find yourself in front of the mirror, ask yourself these questions to transform your life for the better.

By: jhyeh 3617 reads | 0 comments
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The Wisdom of Oprah

Oprah

"I was never given any advice. I had to figure it out for myself. But my best advice is to let your passion lead your purpose." - Solid advice from Oprah Whinfrey, and a subject worth considering when following your own passion.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 6756 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Student Experience Surpasses Expectations

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In Spring 2011, Diana Chan was hired at BCcampus as a Professional Learning and Communications Assistant, learn more about how her work experience has helped to confirm her interests and career plans.

By: Diana Chan 4978 reads | 0 comments
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Danielle's International Co-op Journey: Hope Found in Haiti

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Danielle Jeong's trip to Haiti was a self-exploring and life-changing journey. Read about her work at a local clinic and how this experience challenged herself in ways she did not think was possible, while discovering she is and finding a purpose for her studies at SFU.

By: Danielle Jeong 7843 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Expose Yourself

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Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in this 3-part series on his experience adapting to new cultural and professional norms and standards. Read about how he faced and overcame these challenges for a successful international co-op placement.

By: yatli 7785 reads | 0 comments
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A Once-in-a-lifetime Experience in Ghana: Interning with Projects Abroad

International Co-op

In Summer 2010, Cici Chenliu, a Kinesiology student, went to Ghana with Projects Abroad for a month to work as an intern at a local hospital. Check out her life changing experience working in the ward and exploring the beautiful cities of Ghana.

By: Cici Chenliu 11280 reads | 0 comments
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Movin’ on Up: How to Accelerate Your Climb Up the Corporate Ladder (Part 2)

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Is career advancement on your mind? Whether you are a current student, a recent grad, or have been in the workforce for a couple of years, for many of us, improving our position never seems far from our minds. Read on to find out about how you can move up the corporate ladder as a student.

By: Elise Elliot 5521 reads | 0 comments
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Movin’ on Up: How to Accelerate Your Climb Up the Corporate Ladder (Part 1)

Co-operative Education

Is career advancement on your mind? Whether you are a current student, a recent grad, or have been in the workforce for a couple of years, for many of us, improving our position never seems far from our minds. Read on to find out about how you can move up the corporate ladder as a student.

By: Elise Elliot 5701 reads | 0 comments
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