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Reflecting Back On A Degree In Communication

degree

Shirin has recently graduated from SFU with a major in Communication and a minor in Publishing. She talks about why communication was the right fit for her and provides advice on how to make the most of your degree as an FCAT student.

By: Shirin Escarcha 7076 reads | 0 comments
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Research Chair to Lead Heart Health Research for First Nations Peoples

Indigenous

“I am very excited by the opportunity to focus on prevention of cardiovascular disease and to improve heart health and well-being among First Nations in British Columbia.” Jeffrey Reading

By: Diane Luckow 12360 reads | 0 comments
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Big-Data Student Applies Skills during Ericsson Co-op Placement

Research

Yongyi Wu applies his newly acquired skills as one of the first cohorts of the Professional Master's Program in Big Data at his co-op work term with Ericsson's Research and Development Centre.

By: Karen Lee 4342 reads | 0 comments
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The Journey of Clinical Research

Co-operative Education

Joanne shares her co-op journey after working four months at Providence Health Care Research institute. 

By: Joanne Lau 4972 reads | 0 comments
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How to Land a Co-op When You’ve Only Flipped Burgers

Psychology

…or only possess experience in an entry level position. Madison lists 5 helpful tips that she learned from the process of applying to co-op positions with little to no true professional experience.  While it’s definitely harder, what’s life without a little challenge?

By: Madison Edge 5979 reads | 0 comments
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Why Being Smart Isn’t Enough

Engineering

You meet a lot of intelligent people working in research, but intelligence isn’t going to get you far as a researcher. The ability to communicate with your peers and to external viewers is critical to being successful. Read on as I share my experience working amongst research lab groups and why it’s a valuable skill to be able to communicate to those both in and outside your field.

By: Charlie Bennett 5544 reads | 0 comments
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An Infusion of Perspective - My Days At Oracle Labs, Vancouver

PhD

Why working in the industry is really valuable to grad students - my six months at Oracle Labs, Vancouver.

By: Svetozar Miučin 6689 reads | 0 comments
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Best Practices for Company Research

LinkedIn

Job searching? Starting out in an industry? Switching careers? Exploring your options? There are many reasons we need to do company and industry research in our professional lives. You may need these skills when exploring new industries or fields, creating a job application or preparing for an interview.

By: Heather Keeping 5010 reads | 0 comments
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How I Became First Author for a Research Paper During my Co-op

Genome Sciences Centre

Daniel Paulino expected to be the intern that got coffee for the office.  He surprised everyone, especially himself, when he developed top performing software and wrote a research paper in his eight month co-op at Genome Science Centre.  Find out how he did it.

By: Daniel Paulino 7631 reads | 0 comments
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The Lungpacer Experience

Co-operative Education

My wide variety of responsibilities working with Lungpacer Medical facilitated the development of excellent collaborative skills and versatility as a member of the multidisciplinary team. This demanding work environment was no issue in such relevant, innovative, and hands-on medical research which inspired me to be passionate and enthusiastic.

By: Laura Bruulsema 4701 reads | 0 comments
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