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So You Want to Be a Public Servant: Getting Hired into the Federal Government

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Jobs in the federal government are well-paid, interesting, and a great springboard for your career. They are also very hard to get. These six tips could help you land your dream job!

By: Diana Bartosh 292 reads | 0 comments
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Seek and Ye Shall Find: 5 Tips for Co-op Job Seekers

job seeker

Truth be told, finding my first co-op job took me three semesters. Don’t panic! Here are 5 tips to help keep you on track, motivated and increase your competitiveness in your co-op job search. 

By: Chris McCluskie 270 reads | 0 comments
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5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Career Exploration

Many students enter communications with the hopes of landing a glamorous, high-paying job. In this article, Celine makes a case for why you may want to consider a less glamorous, but highly rewarding career in the non-profit sector.

By: Celine Diaz 651 reads | 0 comments
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Unlikely Co-op Candidate Switches From Landscaping to Technical Writing

OLC Blog

Accumulating over 80 credits and completing three quarters of a degree usually rules out any potential opportunity for students to be selected for Co-op, unless you ask Mike Lazar how he beat the odds.

By: Mike Lazar 556 reads | 0 comments
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How My Personal Projects Landed Me a Research Co-op Helping Others

Engineering

In my experience with co-op, personal projects and hobbies outside of school gave me the tools to build something in practice. This not only made me much more competitive in the job search, but also allowed me to acquire a co-op position where the work was directed at improving lives of other people. 

By: Sohail Sangha
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Don’t Be Afraid of the Future: Advice for Success Post-Graduation

professional development

Whether you’re a first-year or a fourth-year, you likely have thought about what life will be like after you graduate, and you'll likely have heard some scary things. I'm here to tell you, with some hard work and patience, you don't have to be afraid of the future...

By: Rachel Osterman 1362 reads | 0 comments
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6 Things Communication Students Can Include In Their Portfolio

portfolio building

Although important, your resume and cover letter don't do your skills complete justice. So, instead of simply telling a potential employer what you can do, Karen Leung discusses how to show them through selecting specific items to build your portfolio. 

By: Karen Leung 1875 reads | 0 comments
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A Procrastinator's Guide to Success

Procrastinate

Do you find yourself discouraged and in need of advice? Do you find yourself procrastinating and wondering when the right time to get started on your career is? This article highlights the importance of starting early and some fun ways to get started.

By: Nikki Zayco 1692 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

experience

Panicking because you’re still undecided or unsure of your major? Keep calm and apply for a volunteer position! It can help you in more ways than one. Here’s how.

By: Raisa Crisologo 1151 reads | 0 comments
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Why YOUR Vote Matters!!

career opportunities

If you don’t vote, you’re handing your future away to those who will be making decisions on everything from how much you’ll be paying back in student loans and taxes, to what kind of jobs and career opportunities you might find. 

By: Gilbert Chan 1338 reads | 0 comments
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