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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

Co-operative Education

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

By: Kelly Furey 33430 reads | 0 comments
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Why Volunteering Is Sometimes Better Than Working For Pay

ENGAGE

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 7330 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Tips to Enhance Your Summer Break

Life Experience

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 5051 reads | 0 comments
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What Goes On When Your References Are Checked

References

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 15426 reads | 0 comments
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“Do You Have Any Questions?”

Professional Development

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 6590 reads | 0 comments
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Ten Future Jobs in the Year 2030

Career Services

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 11488 reads | 0 comments
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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

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Missed Backpack to Briefcase this year? Find out the advice given by SFU alumni.

By: Leah Harrison 11140 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesday #OLCchat: Summer Opportunities

OLCchat

The final OLC Career chat of the Spring semester looks ahead to the summer months and how you can use your summer months to boost your income and your career prospects.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5049 reads | 0 comments
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Tips to Succeed at a Career Fair From an Employer's Perspective

Career Exploration

Ever wondered what organizations look for from students and recent graduates at a career fair? Check out what tips Scotia Bank, Clio, Sun Life Financial, City of Richmond, MyPlanet and Public Outreach have for students to succeed at a career fair.  

By: Nicole Strutt 8720 reads | 0 comments
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Six Key Tips for Creating Connections at Career Fairs

Life Experience

Career fairs are no doubt stressful experiences for a range of people, but there are ways to ease the stress. If you want to create meaningful connections with organizations at the fair (with less stress), keep on reading to discover some useful tips.                           

By: Abbas Virji 5643 reads | 0 comments
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