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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 1158 reads | 0 comments
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The Unconventional Job Hunt: Creating Your Own Co-op Opportunities

Co-operative Education

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 4513 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting on My Internship & Interviewing a Professional Dancer

Dance

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 804 reads | 0 comments
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Fishing for Experience

Co-op Reflections

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 1159 reads | 0 comments
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How to Capitalize on the Capital: My Insight into Ottawa

Ottawa

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 1257 reads | 0 comments
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The Introvert’s Struggle: Conveying Your Ideas

Technology for Injury Prevention in Seniors

You have ideas to share, but you can’t bring yourself to interject. Sound familiar? It might be a confidence issue, fear of being wrong, or an unwillingness to seem impolite. Even though conveying your ideas can seem like a daunting task, I learned that it doesn’t have to be. 

By: Chantel Galang 743 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Public Service - 3 Key Realizations

Communique

Curious about what it's like working in public service? Joseph breaks down his role as the Web Communications Assistant for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Read on to learn about his experience. 

By: Joseph Hilario 952 reads | 0 comments
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Learning to Teach and Not Just Treat Patients

Science

As a Laser Therapist/Clinic Office Assistant, Kim discovered that learning occurs every day and everywhere. Not only did she apply knowledge from school, but researched and learned about the different patient conditions she treated, teaching patients about their conditions and care. 

By: Kim Bautista 802 reads | 0 comments
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SWIFT Institute Student Challenge 2017: Cybersecure Banking

Co-op

The SWIFT Institute, global provider of secure financial messaging services is hosting a challenge open to all post-secondary students studying at Canadian Universities:  SWIFT’s Student Challenge.  

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Working for Your Passions Part I: An Idea and a Hope

Business

I used to think success depended on the separation of personal and professional passions. That was until I did a self-directed co-op term in Brazil researching some of the most successful soccer clubs. Follow me as I prepare to embark on my journey to Brazil. 

By: Christopher Maringka 3756 reads | 0 comments
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