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Halloween at the Office: Costume 101

Professional Development

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

By: npope 1361 reads | 0 comments
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Give Agency a Chance: Why You Should Consider a Work Term in an Agency

Co-operative Education

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 1202 reads | 0 comments
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Why YOUR Vote Matters!!

Planning for the Future

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 1338 reads | 0 comments
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Working on a Tiny Communications Team

Co-op Reflections

This summer, Ashley Gregerson landed her dream co-op position as the Communications Assistant for the City of White Rock. Here, she worked as part of a small communications team consisting of only two staff. Ashley shares what she learned and what you can expect joining a tiny Communications Department.

By: Ashley Gregerson 1190 reads | 0 comments
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Three Common Struggles with Project Management and How to Overcome Them

SFU

Ever struggled with juggling sudden influxes of work from work, school and other things? It's normal to start feeling overwhelmed especially when you want to stay organized but don't know where or how to start. Fear not, you are not alone! There are many students out there including myself who struggled with this same problem, which is why I want to share some struggles I had and how I overcame them.

By: Wen-Ting Fan 1393 reads | 0 comments
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Why Co-op in an Office Environment is EXACTLY Like School

Co-operative Education

Having completed several months in her first co-op placement with the Vancouver Canucks, Erica Lamb shares some similarities between student and work life and advice for navigating the transition between the two. 

 

By: Erica Lamb 1265 reads | 0 comments
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Taking on the Challenge of Design

Communique

For Samit Bariana, design was always the most challenging aspect of working in communications. That was until he completed a design-related project during his co-op work term with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

By: Samit Bariana 1479 reads | 0 comments
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Get Ahead in the Race to Graduate Studies

Eric Cai

Even though fall, 2016, is more than a year away, now is a great time – if not a necessary time – to get ahead in applying for professional programs, graduate studies and graduate scholarships. Eric Cai highlights some of these major pursuits and their fast-approaching deadlines.

By: Eric Cai 1319 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons To Accept a Co-op Work Term Extension

Workplace Success

Communication Co-op student Kit Crowe gives you 5 good reasons why you should accept that co-op work term extension. 

By: Kit Crowe 2232 reads | 0 comments
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A Celebration with 1,000 BC Tech Stars

Co-op

In my work term with BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), I had the opportunity to help plan and organize the company’s biggest event of the year, and it just so happened to be BC’s biggest and longest running technology awards celebration. 

By: Robbie Sebullen 1260 reads | 0 comments
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