Professional Development

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Get an 'A' on Your Performance Review

Co-operative Education

Want to ace your performance evaluation at the end of your work term? Don't just do your job... excel! Make a positive impact and get amazing reviews from your employers.

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Preparing for Career Fairs and Employer Information Sessions

Networking

Every year, there are multiple career fairs held at SFU. On top of that, there are lots of employers that host information sessions throughout the year. In addition to being informative and interesting, these career fairs and information sessions can be used for much more than that: they can be used to build contacts, acquire Co-op positions, and even acquire a full-time position for after graduation.

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Dave’s Diary: Are Facebook Quizzes Undermining Real Assessment Tools?

CSI Blog

You’ve just decided to take a break from those pesky readings for your class tomorrow morning.  Being the internet-savvy, Gen-Y, uber-connected student you are, you decide to log in to Facebook to see what your friends have been up to. And you see it, in all it’s unholiness:

By: David Lindskoog 6658 reads | 0 comments
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Past and Current Co-op Students Answer... “What is Working?"

Co-operative Education

For most undergraduates, a co-op placement is a rare opportunity to escape the lecture hall and start working in the “real” corporate, professional, and managerial world. In the summer, one of the last things a potential co-op student would consider is taking a job on campus.....

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Student Profile: Cheryl Tan On Her AIESEC Experience

Networking

AIESEC (pronounced “eye-sek”) is the largest student-run organization in the world. It offers students the ability to gain leadership skills by promoting its Global Internship Program.  It prides itself as the international platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential.

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Peeriodical: Can I Help You With Anything Else?

Career Services

It was because of this very question that I landed on my current job today. I was then a student staff with SFU Student Development. The department played a central role in organizing campus events and programs, and to this day I am still amazed at my supervisor’s ability to accomplish everything she sets out to do. 

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Peeriodical: Brave Like Bunko

Series

This mirror poem is for present and future fans of, “The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need” by Daniel H. Pink.  Check it out at www.johnnybunko.com

By: Rosa 5318 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: KNOW THYSELF

Series

So you have graduated from university and are hanging your well-earned degree on your bedroom wall, and all of  a sudden, a tiny, yet unavoidable voice in the back of your head is quietly screaming “No time to celebrate, you need to find a job!” or “I’ve got my degree…what do I do with it?!’.

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