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Top 5 Post Interview Tips to Land You the Job

Career Services

Wonder how you can stand out against other candidates to land your perfect summer job? Check out the 5 post interview tips and tricks to help you leave a lasting impression with the hiring manager. 

By: Nicole Strutt 316 reads | 0 comments
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How to Make the Best of Your Co-op Work Term

job placement

After the exciting and terrifying process of applying to jobs, landing interviews, and finally accepting a job offer, I started to settle in to my new job in the Communication department of the Canadian Mental Health Association. With a solid goal in mind, each day became a new challenge for me to rise and make myself known. Here are the tips I followed that made my placement meaningful to both my employer and I.

By: Christina Luo 127 reads | 0 comments
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Working on a Team: Five Keys to Success

Life Experience

You’ve got to that new stage in your life as a new employee. But as a new hire, you may feel somewhat out of place on what may be an established team. So, read on to find out five ways to successfully blend in.

By: Abbas Virji 159 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Communication, Art and Technology

Working for the Public Sector was always a goal of mine, yet when I was offered a position as the Communications Assistant at Transport Canada, I realized the topic of transportation was completely foreign to me.

By: Lynn Shinto 171 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Stay or Should You Go? 8 Gifs to Help You Decide!

Workplace Success

With so many opportunities in different fields, cities and countries, how do you possibly decide whether or not to complete a co-op term close to home, or to go abroad, and test-drive a new career in a new locale?

By: Samantha Grandinetti 421 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Tech Industry: Boldly Going in a New Direction

Communication

It was the beginning of my second year at SFU when I was presented with a golden opportunity: I had 24 hours to decide whether or not I would accept an 8 month Co-op position at Blackberry in Ottawa,  4,300 km away from my family, my friends and my life. I was intimidated – to say the least.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 273 reads | 0 comments
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The Co-op Life of a Mechatronics Systems Engineering Student

Co-op Reflections

The Mechatronics Systems Engineering program puts a focus on a broad scope of experience, Co-op student, Austin Tsai shares his three work terms that provided him with a wide variety of experience to match his educational background.

By: Austin Tsai 627 reads | 0 comments
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CRA Student Ambassador Blog

Indigenous Career

Kim Hornemann shares how a science loving high school student ended up in SFU's French co-hort program and working for the Canada Revenue Agency while still in University.

By: Kim Hornemann 971 reads | 0 comments
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At The Bottom End: On Sucking At Your Job

Workplace Success

Sticking with something to the point where you develop enough skill to love it isn't easy, especially when considering career choices. So, if you don't feel 100% impassioned by your work right away, that's okay! Here's why.

By: David Lindskoog 470 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: My First BIG Event

Co-op Reflections

In her latest post Natlie conquers her first big event during her TFCSE Co-op term with her Trick or Eat team. Find out what she learned about event planning and working with volunteers.

By: npope 594 reads | 0 comments
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