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Angela Semple’s Career Story

Work Search

Angela writes about coming to SFU, the Indigenous connections she found, and how her job search found her back in the New Student Enrollment and Transition department.

By: Angela Semple 23822 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Job Search: The End of Round 2 - Decision Time

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After having had 3 interviews, Natalie realized that she would be happy with any of the jobs. Now, what does she do when two still are deciding, and one calls her and asks her to decide within 24 hours?

By: npope 4695 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Job Search: My Best Job Interview?

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Natalie goes on her third interview. For this job interview she has relevant experience and hopes this will work to her advantage.

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Natalie's Co-op Job Search: Preparation Is Key

Co-operative Education

Have you been asked to prepare a presentation and write an exam on top of your typical interview for your next job? Read on to find out more about Natalie's experience with this new job interview format and her key take-away lessons for you.

By: npope 4355 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Job Search: And Round Two Begins

Work Search

Natalie had just finished her previous co-op and started applying for her second job this spring. Read on to find out how her first interview goes, for her second round of co-op job search.

By: npope 4849 reads | 0 comments
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Unpaid Internships: A Systemic Problem

Life Experience

The topic of unpaid internships has been a hot item in the news recently. It may not come as a surprise, but I have a big problem with unpaid internships - it just may not be for the reason you think.

By: David Lindskoog 4802 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of Your Summer

Life Experience

The days are getting longer and the sunshine is calling you outside.  Your final exams are wrapping up and the feelings of euphoria begin to transform into a mixture of boredom and uncertainty and even you begin to question what the next four months will look like, or longer if this Spring semester was your last.  But Summer 2013 could be so much more for you, and your resume.

By: Liz Kennedy 4882 reads | 0 comments
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Behind The Scenes: Interviewing CTV's Kelvin Redvers (Part 2)

Professional Development

An avid watcher of HBO and AMC hit shows like Dexter, Game of Thrones and Mad Men, I often daydreamed about what it would be like to work in the film and television industry. Lucky for me, I was able to interview Kelvin Redvers, a young television producer at CTV. This is part 2 of a 2-part series.

By: Elena Barbir 7206 reads | 0 comments
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Behind The Scenes: Interviewing CTV’s Kelvin Redvers (Part 1)

Career Peers

Career stories are often fascinating, and Kelvin Redvers’ story is no exception. An SFU alumnus, Kelvin shares how he maneuvered his way into his dream job—Aboriginal filmmaker and television producer at CTV—a mere three months after he convocated. This is part 1 of a 2-part series.

By: Elena Barbir 10200 reads | 0 comments
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Tips to Answer those Tough Interview Questions

Interviews

As we’re coming up to the end of the semester, most of us are thinking of looking for opportunities to work over the summer. As such, most of you are putting together your cover letter and resume, and maybe even your portfolio. Besides the research about the company, how do you prepare for those tough interview questions?

By: Mike Wong 9174 reads | 0 comments
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