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Applying Communication Skills in the Workplace

communication studies

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 1037 reads | 0 comments
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"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

Career Services Job posting

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 748 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Student Marketing Association (SMA)

Professional Associations and Clubs

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 979 reads | 0 comments
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The Honest Truth: What it Takes to Land a Co-op Job

Co-op Reflections

After working for a year with Arts and Communications Co-op here at SFU, I’ve seen students land amazing Co-op opportunities, and I’ve also seen students struggle when it comes to following through, and landing the job. Here are a couple of truth bombs from yours truly that I hope will help you buck up and land a Co-op job.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 1555 reads | 0 comments
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Give Oil and Gas a Chance: 5 Reasons to Consider the Energy Sector

energy sector

Communication Co-op Student and SCOY 2014 winner, Denisa Orlandea,  never anticipated completing all 4 co-op terms in the oil and gas industry, much less considering a career in it. Here are her favorite parts of working for the Oil and Gas industry.

By: Denisa Orlandea 1134 reads | 0 comments
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4 More Misconceptions About Co-op You Need to Burn Right Now

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Emily Taylor, senior Communication Co-op student, debunks 4 more misconceptions about joining Co-op in part 2 of our series. 

By: Emily Taylor 1018 reads | 0 comments
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"Why Should I Join A Club?"

Volunteering

Student clubs are a great way to get involved with the campus community! Loren shares her views on why you should join one ASAP!

By: Loren Catotal 629 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Kiran Basra at Electronic Arts

technology

For Kiran Basra, senior Communication Co-op student, working at Electronic Arts was a unique experience from the get-go. Between re-constructing her job description and fine-tuning her marketing analytics skills on-the-job, Kiran has re-defined what Communication Co-op students can accomplish. 

By: sgrandin 1604 reads | 0 comments
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Tips and Tricks for Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop Edition

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The Adobe Creative Suite programs are amazing when you know how to use them, but can drive a person crazy when they’re trying to learn. Here are our handy tips and tricks for Adobe Creative Suite that won't show up in your Google search!

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Owning Your Own Leadership Style

Leadership

Have you ever identified with the leadership characteristics of Donald Trump, Ellen DeGeneres or Barack Obama? Read on to discover where your leadership style falls in regards to these three influential people.

 

By: Nicole Strutt 923 reads | 0 comments
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