Personal Development

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Convocation! 3 Things to Think About When Graduating

Personal Development

The world is your oyster. How many times have you heard that already? In two days, you will have walked across that stage with your parchment in hand: a result of your four to five (or more) years of hard work. While we will leave all the emotional, heartfelt speeches to the esteemed speakers on stage, we decided to write a congratulatory and advice piece for those that will be receiving their diverse degrees, as well for students who will be graduating in the near future.

By: Mike Wong 12335 reads | 2 comments
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Choosing Your Major? Unsure of your options?

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For many students, picking a major and/or minor can be a very intimidating and daunting task. Should you major in Chemistry or go for a major in Communication with a concentration of Political Economy and Policy, or do a double minor in Linguistics and French?

By: Mike Wong 5112 reads | 0 comments
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Being a Space Man is Something I Have to Do

Communique

Fear, anxiety, intimidation, excitement and doubt.  This is exactly how most student feel when they secure their first work term!  Starting a new job is hard even at the best of times, but learning how to cope and make friends makes things a lot easier.  Stay friendly, smile and read on for more.

By: Stephanie Ngo 6552 reads | 0 comments
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Conquering my fears of the Adobe Creative Suite

Co-op Reflections

Finding it hard to find a co-op job that doesn't require any web or design skills?  Read on if you're interested in learning how this co-op student conquered her fears and learned how to make the most of her work term using the design skills she learned in just a few short weeks! 

By: Kaylee Leitch 6431 reads | 0 comments
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Blogging: A Gateway to your Dream Job

Opportunities

Want to add to your portfolio but don't know where to start?  Why not try starting your own blog?  See how this recent Communication graduate landed his dream job while writing about his favourite sports team, the Canucks!  

By: Larissa Hildebrandt 6957 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Advice From My Dad Part 2 - Make Yourself Irreplaceable

Growth

"Make yourself irreplaceable," he would say, regaling stories of his own young employment at a car dealership. "Take the shifts that nobody else wants, work extra hours whenever possible, be the guy that your boss knows they can always count on." Was this really what my dad wanted me to do with my life?

By: David Lindskoog 5341 reads | 0 comments
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Overcoming your Fear of Public Speaking

Presentations

Hate giving in-class presentations? Looking for ways to improve your public speaking skills? Here are 3 easy steps to ace your next presentation!

By: Noman Muneer 8061 reads | 0 comments
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Meet the Faculty: Alison Beale

Communication

Though she never participated in a formal co-op program, Alison Beale, the new chair of Communication, describes her experience throughout her education as surprisingly similar to that of many Communication Co-op students.

By: Emily Ross 4360 reads | 0 comments
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