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How COVID Kickstarted My Career

Career Peer

Last summer, my sister and I were excited to travel to Europe. As you can probably guess, that did not happen. But from the gloom of cancelling our dream trip, something positive emerged - an important conversation and a new direction that kickstarted my career.

By: Hannah Nielsen 433 reads | 0 comments
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Thank you from Our Learning Community

OLC Blog

Ever wondered where the amazing content on Our Learning Community (OLC) came from? You guessed it - it is our extraordinary team of dedicated volunteers, alumni and staff! As we wrap up 2012, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone, and highlight some of our amazing contributors. 

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Count to 100: 100 Classrooms in Afghanistan

Volunteering

During the Taliban regime, by law, girls in Afghanistan were not allowed to go to school and it was punishable by death. Even though this law was lifted, there is very limited access to schools and a proper education.

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Fresh Food and Farmers Markets: A Local Alternative

Volunteering

Fresh berries, delicious jams and honeys, and a variety of vegetables; it’s that time of year again when farmers markets start cropping up all around the city.

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An Interview with the Project Lead of TEDxSFU: Nhi Nguyen

tedxsfu

Wondering what it is like to work to work for TEDxSFU? Curious why you should seek leadership roles in student clubs? Des'ree interviews Nhi Nguyen, the former Project Lead of TEDxSFU and asks about her experience, lessons learnt and the challenges she faced in this position.

By: Des'ree Isibor 1473 reads | 0 comments
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Career Peer Experiences During COVID-19: A Wonderful Opportunity

Professional Development

Who are SFU’s Career Peers? What was it like to be onboarded and trained remotely? What are they up to on the (virtual) campus this semester? Sharon Gill, a Career Peer at Career & Volunteer Services at SFU, tells us all.

By: Haebin Pan 1183 reads | 0 comments
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An Insider's Guide to Successful Work Search

Professional Development

Hey Job Seeker! SFU's Career Education Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Career Peer Francis Mercurio, share essential tips to help you get noticed and get hired. 

By: Deanne Esdale | Career Education Specialist with Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 2323 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

Volunteering

COVID has made it tougher to find jobs this summer, but there are still some good opportunities to expand your skillset through volunteering – even if you are stuck at home. Whether you are looking for remote opportunities or want to support front line workers, here are some ideas to navigate your search.

By: Sara Rahnama 5814 reads | 0 comments
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How My Student Club Involvements Scored Me My First Co-op - Recruiter Perspective

Co-op

Joining a student club is an excellent way to develop transferrable skills! Olivia shares how her campus involvement not only helped with skill development and securing a co-op position, it eased the transition and helped differentiate Olivia from her peers. In her own words: "If you want to be one step closer to finding your dream co-op, I suggest starting with community involvement!"

By: Olivia Chan 1686 reads | 0 comments
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Your Involvement Matters

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Connecting with others is an important part of maintaining your well-being. Get involved with your campus community and explore opportunities at Health & Counselling and SFU.

By: Taisia Lapko 2208 reads | 0 comments
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