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My Mindset Graduating in a Pandemic

Mental Health

Be it if you’re graduating or getting ready to start a new semester at SFU, there’s a lot of uncertainty around what will happen next. Earth Sciences student Klaus McCloud shares his top three tips of how he maintains a positive mindset while getting ready to graduate from SFU.

By: Klaus McCloud 1747 reads | 0 comments
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10 Tips for Essential Work Search

Top Tips

You deserve to have a successful work search. With these tips, it won’t take long for an employer to notice your amazing efforts. Read on to feel prepared!

By: Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 892 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

COVID-19

COVID has made it tougher to find jobs this summer, but there are still some good opportunities to expand your skillset through volunteering – even if you are stuck at home. Whether you are looking for remote opportunities or want to support front line workers, here are some ideas to navigate your search.

By: Sara Rahnama 3817 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Summer Work During COVID? Here’s Where to Find Jobs

summer work search

If your summer job was cancelled, you’re not alone. Students are facing tough summer job prospects due to COVID, but there are opportunities out there. Here are the industries and companies hiring. 

By: Jill Eddy 5244 reads | 0 comments
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International Co-op: Is Not-For-Profit The Right Fit For You?

Internships

Are you looking for an International Co-op with a not-for-profit organization? Are you torn between finding a job you like and something that pays well? Are you wondering whether you will be able to gain valuable skills and knowledge from working for a not-for-profit? Continue reading this article for more information about how to look for International co-op opportunities with not-for-profits, funding scares, and takeaways.

By: Gursahib Gill 284 reads | 0 comments
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Taking The Next ‘Big’ Step: Working at The Canada Revenue Agency

Career Exploration

Considering whether you want to work at a small company or a large organization? Try out both! Enjoying the support and intimate company culture while working at a small company, I was worried about my work going unnoticed and a lack of communication at a large organization. Find out how wrong I was!

By: Matthew Lee 474 reads | 0 comments
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Finding the Right Fit: A Guide to Job Hunting

Career Exploration

After reaching the end of her first co-op semester, Amanda, a Business co-op student, reflects on her experience and shares tips on how to find a position that is best suited to help you achieve your goals

By: Amanda Dunbar 539 reads | 0 comments
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Pushing Through Rejections: The Co-op Hunt

Co-operative Education

Finding a co-op is no easy feat! Read on to see how Emily managed to find hers. 

By: Emily King 1664 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of Not Losing Hope: Scoring A Co-op Position With The Right Tactics For Your Job Interview

Communique

Interviews don't have to be hard if you're prepared.  Nelson provides some tips on what how can prepare yourself for an interview and impress your interviewers.

By: Nelson Hang 2221 reads | 0 comments
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6 Interview Tips from the Other Side of the Table: an Interviewer’s Perspective

Work Search

Ever wonder how interviewers feel on the other side of the table? SFU Career & Volunteer Services’ very own superstar Career Peer, Scarlett Wu, shares her perspective on interviews and offers ideas on how to ace your own.

By: Scarlett Wu 7115 reads | 0 comments
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