Professional Development

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How Dating is like Interviewing and How to Conquer Both

Personal Development

Interviews can be a stressful event, full of anxiety and confusion. Much like the dating world, interviews are a first meeting where you are desperately hoping the other person will like you and vice versa. Here are some things to keep in mind for either situation.

By: Jessica Parsons 4037 reads | 0 comments
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What’s in a Membership? 6 Reasons to Belong to a Professional Association like IABC

Professional Associations and Clubs

In such a fast-paced world of business, if you’re ambitious, it’s important to stay on your toes and be hungry for professional development. SFU alumna, and president of the IABC/BC, Jeanette LeBlanc, shares how. 

By: Jeanette LeBlanc 5001 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Germany with the International Paralympic Committee

Communication, Art and Technology

Written during Liz's time at her international Co-op with the International Paralympic Committee, learn how it was a dream come true as it helped her grow both professionally and personally.

By: Liz Montroy 2524 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Experience Pays Career Dividends

Marketing

Communications graduate Kelly Furey, shares how co-op helped her develop a career before graduation. 

By: Justin Wong 2829 reads | 0 comments
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Benefits of Co-op for Joint Majors

Co-op

When Tarnjeet Thandi would tell others about her joint major, they tended to wonder how Molecular Biology and Biochemistry could be related to Business Administration. Prior to joining co-op, Tarnjeet sometimes wondered the same. Read her story about clarifying career options through co-op. 

By: Tarnjeet Thandi 3668 reads | 0 comments
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Canadian Embassies and Consulates: An Interview with Alexander King

Global Affairs Canada

Landing an internship at an embassy is a dream come true for students interested international diplomacy, trade, and development. In a three-part series we caught up with former SFU students who interned at Canadian Embassies abroad.

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Reflections of an SFU Epigenetics Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Health Sciences student, Philipp Michaluk disusses the value of searching for co-op positions close to home from his experience as a research assistant at SFU's Epigenetics Laboratory. 

By: Philipp Michaluk 2824 reads | 0 comments
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Canadian Embassies and Consulates: An Interview with Joseph Paguio

Career Exploration

Landing an internship at an embassy is a dream come true for students interested international diplomacy, trade, and development. In a three-part series we caught up with former SFU students who interned at Canadian Embassies abroad.

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Will a Certificate Help You STAND OUT?

Academic Success

Thinking about taking a certificate program? Wondering how additional certification could help you in your career? If so, this article is for you.

By: Liu Siyu 4464 reads | 0 comments
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Spend the Day with a Top Canadian CEO

Contests

An opportuntity to gain unforgettable real world experience, CEO 1 x Day is a chance to step into the shoes of one of Canada's most influential leaders. The application period begins, September 28, 2017.

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