Portfolios

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5 Tips for Online Portfolios: Employer’s Perspective

Portfolios

Portfolio tips straight from the employers, they share with us what they look for in online portfolios and how they decide who they’re bringing in for interviews. 

By: Melissa Chungfat 6989 reads | 0 comments
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How to get your SIAT project into an art gallery

Co-op

Have you ever dreamed of having your artwork on display in an art gallery? When I decided that this was something I wanted to accomplish a few months ago, I had no idea how soon it would become a reality.

By: Allison Koberstein 14356 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips on Showing Projects During Interviews

Portfolios

Why talk about your work when you can show it?  Good portfolio pieces will help set you apart from other candidates. Here are some important tips from Co-op students, coordinators and employers on showcasing your portfolio during interviews.

By: Melissa Chungfat 14418 reads | 0 comments
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Using LinkedIn to Optimize your Online Profile

Social Media

Let's face it, it's not uncommon nowadays to Google or Facebook search someone the second after you meet them.  Why not show employers all you have to offer through your LinkedIn profile using these four easy steps!

By: Kristine Hur 8940 reads | 0 comments
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Portfolio Building: Part I

Portfolios

The Co-op work term has already provided a healthy dose of experience.  Now it is time to gather that tangible experience, take it home, and organize it into a general portfolio.

By: Amara Der 5946 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Panic: Tips from Industry for Graduating Students

Job search

Are you graduating soon and are panicking about job searching in the “real world”? If so, read on to find out what some successful SFU alumni and co-op employers are saying about what grads can do to stand out.

By: Liesl Jurock 7876 reads | 0 comments
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Bon Voyage: How to ensure smooth sailing as you wrap up your Co-op work term

work term wrap up

With work terms winding down to a close, most co-op students can’t help but reminisce warmly about friends made, skills gained and career opportunities uncovered while on the job. During this time, it is important to take advantage of a few tips for smooth sailing as you wrap up your work term.

By: Arthur Yee 13230 reads | 0 comments
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What To Put In An Online Portfolio

Portfolios

An online portfolio is a visual representation of your abilities, personality and style. Why not show what you can do instead of talking about it? In fact, some employers go directly to a student’s portfolio first before even glancing at their resume. Even if having a portfolio isn’t a requirement in your current field of study, it will definitely help make you stand out.

By: Melissa Chungfat 7987 reads | 0 comments
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Write for Communiqué!

Communique

Writing for Communiqué is an excellent way to gain published writing samples for your portfolio, share what you’ve learned through your co-op experience and contribute to our co-op program!

By: Editor 4267 reads | 0 comments
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Branding Yourself

Portfolios

You have the skills, the experience, and you know you can ace that interview. Now how do you get noticed so that you will be invited to an interview?

 

By: Rushan Shekar 32915 reads | 0 comments
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