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Three Tips for Working from Home

communication co-op

Richard Ainscough's first co-op semester was different from a lot of the co-op positions students typically apply for. For Richard, his first work term was a self-directed co-op where he worked mainly from home.  

By: Richard Ainscough 1463 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Attending a Conference

Accounting

Attending a Conference can be a remarkable experience- that is if you plan to make it that way. Ali shares six tips to prepare for a conference so you can make sure it’s worth your while. 

By: anajaf 2205 reads | 1 comments
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Appropriate Workplace Attire: How To Dress Professionally Without Compromising Your Style

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

I’m a young and trendy fashionista. A self-identified accessory-lover. A student. And I’m obsessed with how to make a great impression at my new co-operative education job without compromising my style. This article highlights my opinions on how to dress professionally, while still maintaining your sense of style. 

By: Amy Gill 1738 reads | 0 comments
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6 Things Communication Students Can Include In Their Portfolio

SFU Career Services

Although important, your resume and cover letter don't do your skills complete justice. So, instead of simply telling a potential employer what you can do, Karen Leung discusses how to show them through selecting specific items to build your portfolio. 

By: Karen Leung 2239 reads | 0 comments
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5 Must Know Services at SFU

Queenie Lei

Not sure where to seek professional help? Having a mental breakdown over an assignment? Looking to improve your study habits? No worries! Here are 5 SFU services to help.

By: Queenie Lei 1923 reads | 0 comments
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Tips to the Top – Student Advice to Find Your Career Path

CSI Blog

Attending post-secondary school gives endless possibilities. However, choosing a major or career can be overwhelming to the point where people get swept away in passionless choices. Here is some of the personal advice of experienced SFU students to help you choose your future major or career.

By: Ryan Cao 1498 reads | 0 comments
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Big-Data Student Applies Skills during Ericsson Co-op Placement

Big Data

Yongyi Wu applies his newly acquired skills as one of the first cohorts of the Professional Master's Program in Big Data at his co-op work term with Ericsson's Research and Development Centre.

By: Karen Lee 508 reads | 0 comments
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Halloween at the Office: Costume 101

halloween

Halloween is just around the corner. Natalie shares her office-costume tips, successes, and lessons learned. 

By: npope 1777 reads | 0 comments
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Give Agency a Chance: Why You Should Consider a Work Term in an Agency

Professional Development

Ever consider working for a communications agency? Terence Chu certainly has. Currently in a co-op position for global communications consulting agency FleishmanHillard, Terence presents three reasons why working in an agency is a wise career move.

By: Terence Chu 1397 reads | 0 comments
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Why YOUR Vote Matters!!

Career Peers

If you don’t vote, you’re handing your future away to those who will be making decisions on everything from how much you’ll be paying back in student loans and taxes, to what kind of jobs and career opportunities you might find. 

By: Gilbert Chan 1564 reads | 0 comments
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