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Coach Talks: Can I Have Your Number (For a Reference)?

ENGAGE

Will your next volunteer organizer remember you? Our human nature is we lose some memories. But there are strategies to keep your references strong. This is an article on the importance of gathering references.

By: Stephen Kaita 782 reads | 0 comments
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Lost in Technical Translation: How to Succeed in an Unfamiliar Environment

Communique

We’ve all been put into situations where we have felt lost, unsure, or unfamiliar with our surroundings. Here are a few tips to help you make the best of a new or unfamiliar corporate environment.

By: Christina Martino 1826 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Maximize Your Co-op Experience

Professional Development

Want to make the most of your work term and thrive in the position? Public Relations Intern Kelly shares 5 tips on maximizing your Co-op experience. 

By: Kelly Furey 2568 reads | 0 comments
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Engaging in a Co-op with SFU Co-op: Why There's So Much to Learn on the Hill

Public Speaking

After a year as the Special Projects Assistant with SFU Arts and Communication Co-op, I've picked up a lot of on-the-job skills and met some incredible mentors along the way. My time is up, and I'd like to pass on what I've learned in my role to anyone thinking about working on the hill.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 1336 reads | 0 comments
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Joshua's Job Tips: Branching Out and Standing Out at the BC Cancer Agency

BC Cancer Agency

Working in a huge building can be intimidating and make you feel very small, especially as a temporary Co-op student. Check out what Josh did to make sure everyone in the BC Cancer Research Center knew who he was!

By: Joshua Koehn 1079 reads | 0 comments
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Using Your Vacation to Develop Your Career

Statistician

Statistics professional Eric Cai used part of his recent vacation to learn Python programming, and found it a great way to further his skillset while keeping his mind sharp. He encourages students to consider devoting part of their next vacation towards professional development.

By: Eric Cai 1303 reads | 1 comments
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Tips and Tricks for Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator and InDesign Edition

Adobe Illustrator

Alex Brzezinski, a senior Communication Co-op student, knows a lot about using Adobe Creative Suite. In her last article, Alex gave us some tried and true tips for easing your way into Photoshop. This week, she tackles a few Illustrator and InDesign insider tips to simplify your design process.

By: Alex Brzezinski 840 reads | 0 comments
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Applying Communication Skills in the Workplace

Co-op Reflections

Ever wondered how your academic Communication skills stack up in the workplace? Co-op student Laura Tuturas sheds insight into how Communications prepared her for her workterm at ZE Powergroup.

By: Laura Tuturas 1331 reads | 0 comments
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"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

Special Projects Assistant

Nicole has learned to plan,  promote and execute Career Services events, create promotional displays for web and print using Adobe Creative Suite, and use her writing skills to create blog postings for SFU's CSI blog, among her other daily activities. Read on to find out what else she learned as an SFU Career Services SPA. 

By: Nicole Strutt 1071 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Student Marketing Association (SMA)

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In the second part of her series, Emily highlights the Student Marketing Association and how they help students connect with the exciting field of Marketing!

By: Emily Co 1245 reads | 0 comments
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