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Indigenous Stories: Audrey Tooshkenig, Elementary School Teacher

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

"Having not graduated from high school, I feared academic inadequacies and had a lot of self doubt about attending post secondary. Fortunately, a dear friend basically took me to an Academic Adivisor to discuss my prospective plans. By the time I left that appointment I knew that I was on my way to my next phase."

By: Audrey Tooshkenig 1055 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: William Lindsay on Persistance

Indigenous

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence”. Through my life’s experience I can certainly attest to the truthfulness of these words.I hope lessons for others can be found in them. Hence, “Press On” friends and make your own dreams a reality!

By: Wiiliam Lindsay 841 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Health Sciences Engagement Improves Lives

International Co-op

Five SFU students who participated in a life changing co-op experience in India are giving back. They have designed a custom-made SFU book bag and pencil case which is sewn by female survivors of human trafficking in Koltkata, India.  The students will sell their products locally and eventually North America-wide to raise funds the organization they volunteered for in India: Destiny Reflection.

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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Giving Back with Telus

Volunteer

Choosing a company to devote your career to at any stage can be a tough choice. The values of a company matter, so look into what your new workplace values before devoting your time to it.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 1233 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Brandon Gabriel, Professional Contemporary Visual Artist

Kwantlen Reserve

Brandon is a professional Contemporary Visual Artist based in Langley. He grew up in the Kwantlen Reserve and went on to study at Kwantlen University and attained his BFA from the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2006.

By: Brandon Gabriel 1250 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Klahanie R. Rorick, SFU Office for Aboriginal Peoples

Indigenous Stories

"Having attended an Aboriginal institute has made a positive impact in my life. It has positively changed my connections and friendships I have made. Continuing here at SFU has changed my life. I am ever grateful I get to live the life; I do here at SFU."

By: Klahanie R. Rorick 1415 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Improv Tips from Tina Fey

Telus

Our marketing co-op student takes a break from discussing the details of her work term to share some advice from Tina Fey on improv and your own co-op semester.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 1292 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Employer's Perspective: Working with Co-op Students

co-op supervisor

Hear what it's like to work with Co-op students and what makes a perfect employee straight from Co-op employers! Read on to find out attributes and qualities that can improve your workplace performance.

By: Sylvia Currie 1059 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Discipline Beats Time Management

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I’m from the prairies. I’ve always loved a big, open skyline and an endless horizon. Having moved to the west coast, one of the things I notice frequently is that the coastal mountains do a very effective job of blocking out the horizon and making the sky seem much smaller

By: David Lindskoog 1818 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Types: The Dinner Interview

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Interviewing for a job over a meal requires the ability to not only impress with your skills and experience, but also as a dinner guest. This edition of the Interview Types series will help you master both.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 973 reads | 0 comments
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