Alumni Spotlight

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Ly's International Co-op Story

Co-operative Education

Ly Viet Vu recently completed his undergraduate degree in the field of Computing Science.  Ly shares how his term with Co-op Japan altered his career path, providing him with the confidence to relocate to Viet Nam and establish his own business.

By: Ly Viet Vu 5380 reads | 0 comments
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Science Panel: There is no plan?

Science

For three SFU Science Alumni, the road to success was a windy one. While each of them experienced roadblock and detours, none foresaw the opportunities and open doors that awaited them post graduation.

By: Kelsey Newsham 5841 reads | 0 comments
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Josh Pablo, Results System Tester for VANOC

Volunteering

Classroom, volunteer and Co-op experience led SFU Alumus Josh Pablo to an exciting and challenging position with VANOC, preparing for the 2010 Olympic Games. Read on for more about Josh’s road to 2010 and for more on volunteering for VANOC.

By: coopcom 18509 reads | 0 comments
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Romanda Simpson: A Career Peer's Success Story

Workplace Transition

Romanda Simpson, an Anthropology and Sociology major, reflects back on her time as a Career Peer in the Career Services’ Career Peer Program. Read on to learn about her experiences, and for some valuable advice.

By: Romanda Simpson 7015 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Success Story: Heather Mosher

Mathematics

SFU alumnus Heather Mosher is applying her SFU Mathematics degree to her career as a teacher.

By: coopcom 25468 reads | 0 comments
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English Alumnus Finds Work in Social Development through SFU Co-op

Co-operative Education
Nicole Skuce, Arts and Social Sciences Co-op alumnus, was able to use her networking skills to turn one of her Co-op work terms into a career. Read on to discover how she effectively used her time at SFU as a stepping stone to her current position.
By: coopcom 5226 reads | 0 comments
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The Road Behind And Ahead

Communication

Years ago, I was sitting in a lecture for my Communication 200 class listening to two powerhouse women talk (in great partnership and camaraderie) to our class about the benefits of co-operativeedu

By: Trevor Howes 2334 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Mike, SFU Alumni

Cree

"I have no solid plans for the future and I love it...I know that every experience that I have had, every failed plan, was really an excellent mistake that gave me the skills I need to handle any situation that gets thrown my way in the future." 

By: Mike B 6497 reads | 0 comments
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Alumnus Profile: How Crystal Kwon Advanced Her Career Through Volunteerism

Alumni Spotlight

Students often overlook one important benefit of volunteerism. While students realize that scholarships and bursaries usually require community engagement, they often forget that volunteerism can also give you the edge you need after you finish your degree.

By: Kelvin Claveria 5512 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Connections

Communique

From student to professional...Having worked at a high-end restaurant throughout my academic career at SFU, I first scoffed at the Co-op program since I assumed I already was making enough connections to eventually find another job upon graduation.

By: Alisha Edgelow 3061 reads | 0 comments
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