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Give Oil and Gas a Chance: 5 Reasons to Consider the Energy Sector

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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 905 reads | 0 comments
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4 More Misconceptions About Co-op You Need to Burn Right Now

Communication, Art and Technology

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

By: Emily Taylor 879 reads | 0 comments
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"Why Should I Join A Club?"

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

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Great Minds Think Tech: Kiran Basra at Electronic Arts

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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. 

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Tips and Tricks for Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop Edition

Personal Development

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

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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.

 

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Great Minds Think Tech: Jeremy Chao @ SAP

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Performing in a theatre troupe, dressing up like a Ghostbuster, giving out soup to the homeless –not what typically comes to mind when you think about working in the tech sector. But for Jeremy Chao, 3rd year Communication Co-op student, they were some of the most rewarding parts of his Co-op terms at SAP

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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 1] Recruiter

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Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC.

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Think Co-op Isn't For You? 4 Excuses You Need to Burn Right Now

Communique

Reality check: a degree doesn’t guarantee a job. Vancouver communications, marketing and writing jobs aren’t waiting for you in the stands at Convocation. You’ve got to hunt for them, and Co-op is your open door. 

By: Emily Taylor 1200 reads | 0 comments
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What to do When You "Don't Have Anything to do"

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So you've transitioned into your Co-op job, and have been working your butt off when suddenly, you realize you've completed all your weekly tasks - what's your next move? Read on for some great tips for staying busy on the job - no matter the workload.

By: Sonam Swarup 916 reads | 0 comments
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