Professional Development

[BLOG POSTING]

Videography: From Hobby to Career

Communique

Something that first starts out as a hobby may eventually grow into a highly tangible skill that is valued in the eyes of potential employers. For Jessica, she never considered her ability to create stories from videos would be good enough to pursue a career in it. But that all changed when Vancouver Coastal Health called and offered her a position as a videographer.

By: Jessica Fan 1675 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

The Student Faces Behind Peer Health Education

wellness

The Peer Health Educators, also known as the Health Peers, are an amazing group of students who hold events and workshops to promote various health topics to their peers. I was able to interview a few of the Health Peers to discuss their involvement with the program. Whether you are interested in getting involved or want more information on the types of events held by the Health Peers, keep reading to find out more.

By: Amy (Amandeep) Gill 2054 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Decision Support at Vancouver Coastal Health

Decision Support

Ever thought about working in Management Information Systems? Third year business student Vivyn Zhou shares her journey working for System Improvement in the Decision Support department at Vancouver Coastal Health. 

By: Vivyn Zhou 2130 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Reasons to Apply to Companies You Have Never Heard Of

technology

The job application process can be overwhelming, especially you are sifting through an extensive list of companies that you may have never heard of. Amy explains why you should take a chance with a smaller organization and the rewarding experiences that may come with it.

By: Amy Han 1387 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

SFU’s Big Secret: A Look into My Summer Working for the University

SFU

Find out more about my co-op job as a Research Assistant for SFU and discover how I learned to navigate the data, politics and presentations to appreciate a side of the university students don’t normally get to experience. 

By: Lauren Rietchel 8863 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

It’s Part of My DNA: An Interview with Amber Funk Barton

Professional Development

An interview with the artistic director of a contemporary dance company. Brittany speaks to Amber about her upcoming solo work, past work and background in dance, thoughts on opportunities for emerging dancers, and more!  

By: Brittany Angus 1583 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

The Unconventional Job Hunt: Creating Your Own Co-op Opportunities

Indigenous

In five years at SFU, engineering physics undergrad Scott Beaupré landed three co-op job positions and four research projects without ever dropping off a résumé. Find out how! 

By: Taylor McKinney 6916 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Reflecting on My Internship & Interviewing a Professional Dancer

Professional Development

Interning with a contemporary dance company was one of the best choices I made in my degree. After participating in a performance/installation, I met with one of the professional dancers in the production to talk career, personal strategies, and the ins and outs of the dance community in Vancouver.

By: Rachel Silver 997 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Fishing for Experience

Co-operative Education

Spend your summer in one of the most vibrant and popular tourist destinations in BC! Make a difference in the operation and performance of a small company, and grow your entrepreneurial skillset in a meaningful way by working for WardoWest in Tofino. 

By: Mark Trendell-Jensen 1433 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

How to Capitalize on the Capital: My Insight into Ottawa

Co-operative Education

Moving to Ottawa enabled me to grow in new ways, make lasting memories and provide insight into my career and life goals. This article provides steps to make your experience in Ottawa meaningful and will (hopefully) inspire you to make the move. 

By: Melissa Talbot 1525 reads | 0 comments
Syndicate content