Portfolios

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IATSU's Design for Donations

Opportunities

Nicola shares her insights from volunteering with Design for Donations by the Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union of SFU. Gain design experience on the types of projects you're interested in, while raising money for the charity of your choice!

By: Nicola Sznajder 5654 reads | 0 comments
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Samples Required - 5 Tips for Showcasing your Work

Professional Development

As a first-time Co-op seeker with little real-world work experience, it can be daunting to read the words ‘work samples required’ in a job posting. Here are 5 useful tips for showcasing your work at your next interview.

By: Katya Pokrovskaya 17738 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Managing Your Online Presence

Social Media Networking

On January 28th the OLC and Career Services hosted a Twitter chat on managing your online presence. They were joined by featured guests Stephanie Wiriahardja, Jonathan Anthony, and Lillian Chow.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 6410 reads | 0 comments
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Your Portfolio, Your Story

Professional Development

Stephanie Wiriahardja started building her portfolio in 2009, before she applied for her first SFU Co-op semester. 5 years later, with regular updates, her entire online persona is still paying dividends. Find out Stephanie's keys to branding yourself online.

By: Stephanie Wiriahardja 17874 reads | 0 comments
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How Can You Stand Out in the Job Market with a Digital Resume?

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As technology is slowly transforming the job market, the application process is slowly changing with it. Digital resumes are increasingly becoming more important, but wait…what is a digital resume? 

By: Stephanie Munez 18793 reads | 0 comments
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Can Pinterest Boost Your Career?

digital resume

Is social media a useful tool for job search? Have you ever thought of using Pinterest for this purpose? What is Pinterest? How can those “pins” help you advance your career while hunting for jobs?

By: Jeannie Chong 15273 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Opportunities for Industry Experience

Skills

Want to get meaningful, industry experience? Alex has tips on how you can achieve this through volunteering! Read on to get the scoop on finding the right volunteer position for your interests.

By: Alexandra Lowe 6182 reads | 0 comments
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The Importance of Having a Portfolio

Portfolios

“Do you have a portfolio? When you think about the question itself, it is very simple. In form and construction, the only answer you will ever need is one of two options: yes or no. However, putting it into context changes the entire game. Ask this to a student, and more often than not, their answer is accompanied by a nervous grin, deep sighs, or both.

By: Patricia Pama 62519 reads | 0 comments
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Tips on Starting Your Portfolio

Portfolios

“Do you have a portfolio?” When you think about the question itself, it is very simple. In form and construction, the only answer you will ever need is one of two options: yes or no. However, putting it into context changes the entire game.

By: Patricia Pama 16630 reads | 0 comments
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Communication Portfolios

Professional Development

Hear what this co-op student had to say about the Communication Co-op's annual "Get the Edge" event.  This years focus was all about portfolios!  Read on to see what communication professionals have to say about the importance of having a portfolio and creating a personal brand.

By: Caitlin Dawson 16479 reads | 0 comments
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