Alumni Spotlight

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Mechatronics Co-op Alumni Profile: Chris Stewart

Co-op

Chris Stewart is a junior engineer at Brock Solutions. He works in the development of control systems for airport baggage handling systems and has been working with Brock since November 2011. 

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Alumni Profile: Shawna Lum on being a Peer Health Educator

Volunteering

Time and time again, we’ve told you how volunteer work can help you develop work-related skills. One thing that’s not always highlighted, however, is how volunteering can be an empowering experience, especially when you’re working on something that you’re passionate about.

By: Kelvin Claveria 10412 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Profile: Chris Lo on being a Career Peer Educator

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Oftentimes, students see volunteering and the classroom as two separate things. However, with the right planning, volunteer work can in fact enhance what you learn at university. Take Chris Lo, an SFU alumnus, as an example of someone whose volunteer experiences have been a great addition to his education.

By: Kelvin Claveria 11330 reads | 0 comments
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Words from Within: A Conversation with SFU Alumnus

Co-operative Education

"I wanted to give students practical tips on 2 different things. How being SFU alumni can help you secure a job. How staying involved with the SFU Alumni Association is a mutually beneficial relationship." - Travis Wong, BBA '09

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Alumni Spotlight: Chris Lo

Peer Programs

Chris Lo, a Business Co-op alumnus, was able to  leverage his Co-op and volunteer experience in order to gain a competitive edge  after graduation. Read on to learn how he effectively used his time at SFU as a  stepping stone to his current position with the City of Burnaby.

By: Kelvin Claveria 9377 reads | 0 comments
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Samantha Garcia: A Co-op Student's Success Story

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Samantha Garcia graduated this past June with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, with a Co-op designation for her four Co-op work terms. Read all about her experiences here!

By: Anu Chouhan 9801 reads | 0 comments
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Life After Co-op: From Footballs to Law

Co-operative Education

As an SFU Co-op alumni Susan Seto is one of the many success stories of the the program. Since graduating in 2008 her co-op experience has shaped her career and changed her life.

By: Melissa Chungfat 7057 reads | 0 comments
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Just Like Bunko: Leaving an Imprint

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During the past five years at SFU, I have been asked multiple times: what do I want to become after I graduate? Every time, I would hesitate before answering. I didn’t have an exact position I wanted to be in, nor did I know whether I would have the skills for whatever that ended up being. Hence, my typical answer: “I don’t know.” To many, uncertainty is uncomfortable.

By: Yat Li 6649 reads | 0 comments
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We Are All Canucks: From Intern to Web Coordinator

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Do you worry about making the transition from a student to a full-time employee? Well stop fretting and read on to find out how SFU alumnus Karen Sum transitioned from a Canucks intern to a full-time Canucks.com website coordinator.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 11449 reads | 0 comments
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Her Road to Success

Communication

Co-op alumnus,Sheenah Rogers, speaks about her journey from co-op to starting her own business. Through her involvement in the SFU Co-op program, associations and clubs, Sheenah began to grow her portfolio and industry knowledge base.

By: Marianna Adamian 3520 reads | 0 comments
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