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Charting the Unknown: Technical Writing

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Every semester, co-op students have access to a variety of job postings on the co-op job board. Some jobs, such as technical writing, often appear and have you wondering what that really means. Kristine was hired on as a technical writer for her last co-op term and writes about the job and what it entails.

By: Kristine Hur 8485 reads | 0 comments
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Finding a Sustainable, Green, Career

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Going green is a relatively new practice, and many employers are now interested in ensuring that they are doing everything that they can to be sustainable. So what does this mean to you, the student or new graduate? If you would like to look for new and emerging career possibilities in sustainability or the environment, a green career may be for you. So what exactly is a green career? According to ECO Canada (eco.ca), a green job, or career, is employment that contributes to preserving or restoring the quality of the environment.

By: Mike Wong 3864 reads | 0 comments
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Six Months To Graduation: Now What?

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It’s a new year with many new hopes and dreams. I know what I am thinking about – graduation.  Just imagine the moment of wearing the graduation gown and hearing your name called before crossing the stage. Cameras and chants abound, validating your achievements after years of study. Still, we might ask ourselves, “What's next?” Never fear, chaos theory of careers is here! 

By: Anna Tse 5332 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: How Volunteering Helped Me Get My First Co-op Job

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Applying for jobs is a very difficult task, especially if you do not have any work experience and are just entering the ‘working world.' Read on to find out how Natalie gained her competitive edge through volunteering and secured her first co-op job.

By: npope 4570 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Resume 101 Part 1 - Basics

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Whether you are still looking or have found the job you want to apply for, your resume has to be ready at any time.  But, how hard is it to make your resume stand out from the hundreds of resumes that most employers look at everyday? Just follow a few key points to get your resume in shape and keep it that way!
By: gmc2 13130 reads | 0 comments
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Why You Should Go International...With Co-op

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Before you begin your international exploration, uncover the treasures lurking behind an international Co-op. Here are five quick benefits of why you should go internationally with Co-op as opposed to going independently.
By: Kelsey Newsham 7814 reads | 0 comments
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Career Blogs I Actually Read

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There are a lot of career-related blogs out there. Unfortunately, most of them are pretty much the same. Read on for a selection of blogs about career-related issues that you might actually want to read!

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 5386 reads | 0 comments
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Interested in Teaching? Here are some potential work environments!

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When most of us think of the profession “Teacher”, he automatically thinks of an elementary or high school teacher. Yet, there are many fields out there that require teachers or instructors to help teach and distribute knowledge.

By: Mike Wong 3750 reads | 0 comments
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5 Must-know Tips for Successful Job Search

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Finding a job after graduation is definitely a nerve-wrecking thought and thing to do. However, with some preparation and tips in advance, job searching can become less tedious. Find out how you can prepare for job searching and what you should expect during your job seeking journey!

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BIG Company Interviews - Microsoft

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The Online Learning Community takes a focus in  this article on how to tackle an interview with one of the biggest - Microsoft.  Please take the time to listen to the podcasts (MP3 format) provided for in-depth  information on a more personal level.

By: Zac Bush 8458 reads | 0 comments
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