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Working in the Non-Profit Sector, Part Two: Addressing the Myths

Bridging Opportunities with Business

Part 2 of our recap of the Working in the Non-Profit Sector event that took place on March 30, 2011. After sharing their educational and career experiences, the panelists addressed a variety of myths about the sector. 

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Working in the Non-Profit Sector Panel: A rewarding career path?

Volunteering

2010 EVENT RECAP: How do you acquire a successful and rewarding career? For five professionals, it was working for community organizations in the non-profit sector. The non-profit sector gave them the opportunity to contribute their professional skills, experiences and passions to advance their career while making a positive difference in their communities. Recently, they sat down with SFU students and shared their personal stories and journey to their current positions.

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Dave's Diary: Emotions, Content, and Process in Careers

career theory

Emotions are one of the most distinctive, primal, and ubiquitous features of human life. Yet, despite their important role in career development and decision making, they can be one of the most frequently overlooked issues in career advising/counselling. Why?


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Dave's Diary: The Happiness of Subtraction

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Money, material possessions, a great job, time, even love... I would argue that adding any of these to your life is not the key to happiness.  No, adding anything is not the way to go. Instead, let's think about subtraction.

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New Semester Resolutions

Career Peers

If you are like me, you make new semester resolutions at the start of every term. If you are like me, many of these resolutions are lofty, vague, and eventually unfulfilled. By setting SMART goals, can acheiving my goals actually be possible?

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Dave's Diary: Stubborn or Persistent? A Stark Difference

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Like most things, persistence is something of a double-edged sword: it can be either a huge strength when applied in a constructive direction, or an outright flaw when clung to too tightly in situations that call for more flexibility. Like Ned Stark's honour, it can earn you respect and carry you to high places, but it can just as quickly get you into serious trouble.

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Isabel's Bolivia Adventure: An Irreplaceable International Experience (Part 2)

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The second installment of Isabel's international co-op adventure working with ICO (Instituto de Capacitacion del Oriente) in Bolivia.                                             

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Isabel's Bolivia Adventure: An Irreplaceable International Experience (Part 1)

Bolivia

Since its launch in 2005, the Students for Development (SFD) program has been supporting Canadian university students' participation in internships in developing countries and emerging economies. Isabel went on the SFD program in Summer 2011 where she worked with ICO (Instituto de Capacitacion del Oriente) in Bolivia.

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Making a Difference in Bolivia: Deborah's International Experience

Students for Development

Since its launch in 2005, the Students for Development (SFD) program has been supporting Canadian university students' participation in internships in developing countries and emerging economies. Melanie Woo spoke to Deborah about her SFD experience.

By: Deborah Carvalho 7002 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Procrastination Problems? Maybe Not...

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If you're human, you'll admit to having procrastinated about something. If you're an honest human, you'll admit to having procrastinated about a lot of things. I'll even go out on a limb and say that you've often put some salt in that wound and felt guilty about your procrastination. So what are you going to do about it?

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