Personal Development

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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Professional Development

Missed Backpack to Briefcase this year? Find out the advice given by SFU alumni.

By: Leah Harrison 11675 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Stay or Should You Go? 8 Gifs to Help You Decide!

moving away

With so many opportunities in different fields, cities and countries, how do you possibly decide whether or not to complete a co-op term close to home, or to go abroad, and test-drive a new career in a new locale?

By: Samantha Grandinetti 13132 reads | 0 comments
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Six Key Tips for Creating Connections at Career Fairs

Networking

Career fairs are no doubt stressful experiences for a range of people, but there are ways to ease the stress. If you want to create meaningful connections with organizations at the fair (with less stress), keep on reading to discover some useful tips.                           

By: Abbas Virji 6116 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Control of Your Success after Graduation

CSI Blog

Wonder what resources are available to help you transition from university to the world of work? Wonder what you can do to prepare for the workforce after you graduate from SFU? Read on to discover the resources and strategies available to prepare you for the transition from ‘Backpack to Briefcase’!

By: Nicole Strutt 5796 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Sam Grandinetti @ Blackberry

Personal Development

It was the beginning of my second year at SFU when I was presented with a golden opportunity: I had 24 hours to decide whether or not I would accept an 8 month Co-op position at Blackberry in Ottawa,  4,300 km away from my family, my friends and my life. I was intimidated – to say the least.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 16123 reads | 0 comments
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Are You an Entrepreneur? Take Action!

Career Exploration

Everyone has been an entrepreneur at one point or another (lemonade stand anyone?), but what makes you an entrepreneur today? And how can you get the support you need for your thriving ideas? Read on to find out!

By: Abbas Virji 5331 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Familiar with Adobe Creative Suite

Communication, Art and Technology

Within the first week of my second work term, it became apparent just how much I would be working with Adobe Illustrator. I felt I should be an expert when I was, in fact, still a beginner. How would I rise to the challenge, and become more familiar with the Adobe Suite while on the job?

By: Elizabeth Krump 8662 reads | 0 comments
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P2L Alumni Spotlight: Michael Thorburn

P2L

In the first installment of a new series on Passport to Leadership alumni, Trisha interviews SFU Political Science student Michael Thorburn to find out how the P2L program affected his SFU experiencce.

By: Trisha Dulku 10199 reads | 0 comments
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Life: A Balancing Act

school

Student life can get very hectic, which is completely understandable. Allowing yourself to have an uneven balance in life though, is something that can negatively affect your health and well being. Read on to find out strategies to make your life balanced again.

By: Abbas Virji 10111 reads | 0 comments
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Importance of Having a Mentor

Leaders of Tomorrow

Ever wondered what other outlets besides Co-op, internships or volunteering are out there for getting your dream job? Read on to find out how a mentor can contribute to developing your personal network and the resources available to find a mentor.

By: Nicole Strutt 6049 reads | 0 comments
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