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Just Like Bunko: Following Guidance

Series

When I was younger, I did what everybody – parents, teachers, counsellors – told me to do. Like Johnny Bunko, I was trapped into doing something I didn’t want to do. I focused on the wrong courses and exerted my energy on things that did not inspire or motivate me.

By: yatli 12217 reads | 0 comments
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Too Legit To Quit (Your Job, That Is)

Career Exploration

How do you know if a job posting is legit? After applying to over 100 jobs, Jien has a few tips to help you decode that job posting. 

By: Jien Hilario 2791 reads | 0 comments
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Why Doesn’t Canada Have a Disabilities Act?

Diversity & Inclusion

It is 2018 and Canada has not yet implemented adequate protection and legislation for people with disabilities. When it comes to equality for all, Canada is falling far behind.

By: Jien Hilario 3708 reads | 0 comments
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How to Satisfy Your Inner Activist

Qmunity

When people think about social justice, they think of things like protests or hunger strikes, but the options don’t end there.  These volunteer organizations can help you satisfy your inner activist.

 

 

By: Jien Hilario 3309 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

Series

Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

By: Jien Hilario 3748 reads | 0 comments
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What’s in a Name? How I Came to Terms With Labelling Myself as a Person With a Disability

ENGAGE

If you were to see me on campus, you wouldn’t know that I had a disability. I do not use a wheelchair nor do I have a seeing eye dog.  I have an invisible disability.

By: Jien Hilario 11026 reads | 0 comments
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Disclosing Disability

empowerment

Living with a mental illness or any invisible disability comes with many challenges. One of the most prominent is whether or not one should disclose their status to others. 

By: Jien Hilario 6531 reads | 0 comments
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Nondisabled Privilege: What is it?

personal experience

Privilege shapes our world in both visible and "invisible" ways. Jien discusses the ways in which privilege is granted to the nondisabled, and how acknowledging this privilege is one way we can all help. 

By: Jien Hilario 3035 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Helped Me Expand My Career Options

non-profits

Trying new things and volunteering to help your community can open up new options and ideas, some of which can be life changing, and may direct you down a path that you never imagined you would be on. 

By: Jien Hilario 13130 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Staff Stories: Making the Most of the Unexpected

Co-operative Education

Business Co-op Coordinator Caroline Wakelin shares 5 tips and can-do's for career progression and tells her own story about how reluctantly saying "yes" to a first job that wasn't her "dream job" actually ended up getting her to where she wanted. 

By: Caroline Wakelin 9641 reads | 0 comments
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