Workplace Transition

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The Pros & Cons of Working for a Small Non-profit

Communique

Ever wondered what working for a non-profit is like? Further, have you ever wondered what working for an extremely small non-profit is like?In her article, Marisa describes what it was like to work at a youth sports-oriented non-profit where she collaborated with a small team of only three, and lists both the pros and cons of non-profit work. 

By: Marissa Raposo 378 reads | 0 comments
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Wrapping Up 2020: Our Top 12 Inspirational Blog Articles

COVID 19

2020 has been an unprecedented and extraordinary year. What we at the OLC have been pleasantly surprised by is how inspiring our contributing authors have been. Many of our posts touched on the reality of the pandemic, but they were written from a place of positivity and resilience. To wrap up 2020 at the SFU OLC, we've curated our top 12 inspiring posts and summarized how they can continue to inspire you in the New Year.

By: Seerit Hara 458 reads | 0 comments
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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Working Students

John Grant, an SFU Communication Co-op Alum has five work term experiences in his portfolio and shares his top ten tips for completing a successful and fulfilling Co-op work term.

By: John Grant 28629 reads | 0 comments
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How Should We and Our Employers Prepare for Remote Working?

Co-operative Education

In a highly uncertain pandemic, working from home has become the new normal. Read about Emily's co-op experience with Sierra Wireless and find out what we can do to better our experience with remote working, both as an employer and an employee.

By: ZhiTong Zeng (Emily Zeng) 171 reads | 0 comments
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Having the Best Co-op Work Experiences Even During Uncertain Times

Workplace Transition

When the COVID-19 hit, Kevin had to transition from working in person to working from home. Read on to find out what this experience was like and how Kevin was able to readjust to new working conditions. 

By: Kevin Kunimoto 169 reads | 0 comments
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How to Stay Productive During a Global Pandemic

Professional Development

Nikolina was one of the many co-op students who had to learn how to adjust to new working conditions during COVID-19. In this article, Bikolina shares with us some tips for finding productivity during a global pandemic. 

By: Nikolina Lalic 68 reads | 0 comments
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How I Brought My Office to My Home

Co-op Reflections

It was confusing figuring out how to work from home on a short notice back in March 2020. Since then, Terry has been learning and reflecting on what really makes a home office productive and what is needed to keep it a friendly and productive environment. Read on to learn more about his insights.

By: Terry Zhu 701 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

Pandemic

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 5514 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Summer Work During COVID? Here’s Where to Find Jobs

Workplace Transition

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 7128 reads | 0 comments
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Disconnected: Working Remotely from Vietnam

Pandemic

Due to the unprecedented situation surrounding COVID-19, many students are struggling to adapt to their new work environment. Thuy An continues her story of how COVID-19 has impacted her life, and how she adapted to working remotely in another country. Read on to find out more about Thuy An’s remote work journey.  

By: Thuy An Lam 1242 reads | 0 comments
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