Volunteering

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Advice from Communication Co-op Alumni

Personal Development

A panel of alumni visited the CMNS 110 class recently to share their insights and advice. Ranging from a variety of industries – health, government, public relations, broadcasting, tech and education

By: Brandon Chow 3864 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

ENGAGE

Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

By: Jien Hilario 4054 reads | 0 comments
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Three Reasons Why I Volunteer

ENGAGE

Ever wondered what there is to gain from volunteering? Check out my blog post and discover all that volunteering has to offer.

By: Julia C. Fernandes 4325 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Think You Can Be a Role Model? Here Are 4 Things I Learned from Becoming a Volunteer Mentor: an Interview with Alex Hook

Big Buddy

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver reached out to SFU student Alex Hook about his perspective on youth mentorship and the opportunity of being a role model. 

 
By: Wes Martin 3931 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Experience Pays Career Dividends

Co-operative Education

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

By: Justin Wong 2726 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Helped Me Expand My Career Options

DiversityandInclusion

Trying new things and volunteering to help your community can open up new options and ideas, some of which can be life changing, and may direct you down a path that you never imagined you would be on. 

By: Jien Hilario 13536 reads | 0 comments
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Employers are Out There, and They are Looking for YOU

Workplace Transition

We are all used to hearing of the impossibility of finding a career after university, and that our degree alone is not a golden ticket to landing that dream job after graduation. In order to obtain our dream jobs, we need to suppliment our education with work experience. While it can seem like a daunting task to find work experience, it may be easier than you think. Jessica shares her story of how she came to realize the amazing career opprotunities around her. It is just about knowing where to look for them!

By: Jessica Wall 4172 reads | 0 comments
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Early Departures: A Canadian Co-op Experience in China

Editor's Pick

My passion for hockey has brought me to China to coach hockey for the summer. From Ottawa to China, SFU Co-op has helped me explore my interests and expand my learning while giving me skills, practical work experience and an opportunity to travel.

By: Tatum Miller 5063 reads | 0 comments
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Fusion Festival

OLC Blog

Imagine visiting Japan, India, Ireland and many other iconic countries all from the comfort of a local neighborhood park. Fusion Festival, allows thousands of locals and out of province guests to experience different cultures, art, musical extravaganzas right in the heart of Surrey. 

By: Hajira Khan 6314 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of (Not) Having It All Figured Out

possibilities

Choosing a career is not about selecting an archetype (like ‘lawyer’, or ‘doctor’, or ‘teacher’), but about exploring who you are, what your skill set is, and what type of career will be a good fit for you. In this blog, I talk about letting go of the pressure to have it all figured out, and to instead embrace different ideas and explore different options to find a career that fits. 

By: Claire Wallace 15683 reads | 0 comments
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