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CAREER RESOURCES 101: An SFU Student's Guide to Career Readiness

Professional Development

September is right around the corner, but before you go off and kick into school mode take a moment to consider how you might make the most of this semester. We suggest starting off with any one of these 13 tips to enhance your career readiness!  

By: Malinda Pathacharige 9667 reads | 0 comments
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Samples Required - 5 Tips for Showcasing your Work

Top Tip Lists

As a first-time Co-op seeker with little real-world work experience, it can be daunting to read the words ‘work samples required’ in a job posting. Here are 5 useful tips for showcasing your work at your next interview.

By: Katya Pokrovskaya 13520 reads | 0 comments
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Engaging in a Co-op with SFU Co-op: Why There's So Much to Learn on the Hill

Communication, Art and Technology

After a year as the Special Projects Assistant with SFU Arts and Communication Co-op, I've picked up a lot of on-the-job skills and met some incredible mentors along the way. My time is up, and I'd like to pass on what I've learned in my role to anyone thinking about working on the hill.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 7955 reads | 0 comments
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Give Oil and Gas a Chance: 5 Reasons to Consider the Energy Sector

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Communication Co-op Student and SCOY 2014 winner, Denisa Orlandea,  never anticipated completing all 4 co-op terms in the oil and gas industry, much less considering a career in it. Here are her favorite parts of working for the Oil and Gas industry.

By: Denisa Orlandea 6998 reads | 0 comments
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The Secret to Securing Your First Co-op Term: A Reflection On My First Co-op Search And How I Landed My Dream Placement

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Kelly is a Communications Co-op student who landed her dream job. She shares how she did this with 5 tips! 

By: Kelly Furey 25946 reads | 0 comments
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Why Volunteering Is Sometimes Better Than Working For Pay

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Why work for free? Kim shares her thoughts on why volunteering can sometimes be better than working a paid job when it comes to career exporation! 

By: Kim Huynh 5386 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Tips to Enhance Your Summer Break

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Wondering what activities are available this summer to keep your brain busy while giving you a much needed break from school? Read on to learn the Top 5 Tips to enhance your summer break! 

 

By: Nicole Strutt 4153 reads | 0 comments
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What Goes On When Your References Are Checked

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You did it. You successfully finished the interview, hopefully feeling satisfied. But what about those references you gave to the interviewer – what happens to those now that your interview’s done? Read on to find out!

By: Abbas Virji 12766 reads | 0 comments
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“Do You Have Any Questions?”

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Interviews are a two-way street. They allow employers to find out more about their candidates, and candidates to find out more about the employer. Find out what kind of questions you can ask to maximize your interview. 

By: Ronald Yeung 5088 reads | 0 comments
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Ten Future Jobs in the Year 2030

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Ever wonder what kind of jobs will be available in the year 2030? Read on to discover 10 jobs that will be created based on changing technology, the environment and increase of the senior population.  

By: Nicole Strutt 8913 reads | 0 comments
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