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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: My First Month

Diary of a Marketing Co-op

Elizabeth Moffat started an 8-month co-op term with the Telus marketing department in Spring 2012. She wrote about the ups and downs of her co-op experience, and reflects on what she learned about the job and herself.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 3546 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Volunteer for Your Career

Volunteering

Volunteering is one of the quickest and easiest ways to meet new people, learn new skills and advance your career. So, before you say "no" to a volunteer opportunity that you think you don't have time for, consider the learning and career possibilities it may lead you to if you said "yes".

By: gmc2 5772 reads | 2 comments
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Cover Letters: The Beginning Is All or Nothing

introductions

Has someone ever told you that your cover letter needs to have an “eye-catching” and interesting beginning? Well, this is no myth.  Recently, my sister who works in Human Resources has told me horror stories about the cover letters that she is subjected to reading.

By: Stephanie Juy 6122 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: Feel Limited By Your Major?

Career Peers

How accurate are you in predicting what a person’s career would be based on what they majored in university? Read a list of some of my close friends’ careers.  Can you guess what their university majors were? Take this quiz and match the job title to the university major:

By: Johny Seto 5883 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Lunch Time Bonding

Co-operative Education

Already three months has passed since we arrived in India. The four of us constantly talk amongst ourselves how we have become expert travelers. We no longer freak out when we have to take the train. We know how to negotiate with taxi drivers

By: Martyna Purchla 3572 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Career Stylists & The Power of Metaphors

CSI Blog

It's thought provoking to ask, if you haven't already, "how would I describe what I do if someone asked me to be as succinct as possible?" It wouldn't be succinct at all to describe all the things you do on a daily basis, your responsibilities, your accomplishments, your significance. Nor would it be descriptive enough to only talk about a small subset of those things. So, how can we possibly do this question justice?

By: dlindsko 3635 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: My Fascination With Sigmund Freud

CSI Blog

Of all the posts I’ve written, the one that seems to consistently get the most page views is this one on strengths and weaknesses, Freud, and Alfred Adler. I guess there’s a lot of psychology students out there scouring the web in search of information on how these two prominent historical figures viewed the issue.

By: David Lindskoog 5571 reads | 0 comments
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Four Tips For A Successful Co-op Experience

Series

Co-operative Education can be an excellent way of enriching your academic experience and narrowing down your potential career options. Employers increasingly cite real-life or internship experience as one of the most desirable qualities in applicants.

By: Eric Kang 4741 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Money Makes You Less Motivated

Dave's Diary

Money is a terrible motivator. If I were to say to you, “Reader, I’d like you to come up with a creative way of solving this problem we have,” or “I’d like you to complete this complex task requiring somewhat sophisticated cognitive abilities,” you’d actually perform worse if I offered you a nice chunk of change as a reward.

By: David Lindskoog 3837 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! From Amritsar to Sonagachi

International Co-op

Lindsay, one of the four, SFU Health Sciences Co-op Students on Co-op in India shares images from her incredible travels across india.

By: Lindsay 30407 reads | 0 comments
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