Student Spotlight

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Jacquelyn Wickham: A Career Peer's Success Story

Student Spotlight

At first, Jacquelyn was quite inactive when it came to connecting with SFU’s community. However, by becoming a Career Peer, she has been able to meaningfully contribute and leave her mark on campus as she convocates this June.

By: Jacquelyn Wickham 5891 reads | 0 comments
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Alex Briede: A Co-op Student's Success Story

Student Spotlight

Alex Briede, a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry student, convocated this June. Along with his BSc, he received a Co-op designation on his degree for his five Co-op work terms! Read all about his experiences and why he recommends joining the Co-op program.

By: Alex Briede 5554 reads | 0 comments
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From foreigner to family: My Co-op term in India

SAP

Matt learned the true meaning of an international experience while working in India with SAP Business Objects. The OLC sat down with Matt upon his return to discover how he went from being an unknown foreigner to part of Indias big family during his short stay there.

By: Kelsey Newsham 8125 reads | 0 comments
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Student Spotlight: Iris Eom

Computing Science

The OLC talks to Iris Eom, 3rd year MBB, Computing Science joint major. Keep reading to learn about her experience at the UBC James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre at St. Paul's Hospital.

By: coopcom 9389 reads | 0 comments
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Student Profile: Tanya on Her Experience With the Burnaby Art Gallery

Volunteering

If you’ve visited Symplicity recently, you may have noticed the volunteer opportunity being offered by the Burnaby Art Gallery.  The gallery is looking for docents –   energetic individuals interested in leading school tours of the gallery exhibitions and assisting students with creating art in a warm, supportive environment.  The position certainly caught my eye, and so I’ve asked the gallery if we could profile a former or current volunteer.

By: Kelvin Claveria 4830 reads | 0 comments
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Student Profiles: Colleen and Iris on their AIESEC Experience

AIESEC

As you’ll see below, AIESEC provides many students the platform to discover and develop their leadership potential. AIESEC is completely powered by students who volunteer their time. Its Global Internship Program allows students to acquire international work experience.

By: Kelvin Claveria 6368 reads | 0 comments
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Student Profile: Cheryl Tan On Her AIESEC Experience

AIESEC

AIESEC (pronounced “eye-sek”) is the largest student-run organization in the world. It offers students the ability to gain leadership skills by promoting its Global Internship Program.  It prides itself as the international platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential.

By: Kelvin Claveria 6978 reads | 0 comments
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Student Profile: David Weston on Career and Networking through Volunteering

Student Spotlight

Students often don’t realize that on top of learning new skills and gaining work-related experiences through volunteering, it is also a great way to meet and network with potential employers as well as leading you to endless “hidden” career opportunities that you would never be aware of if you did not volunteer.

By: Grace Chiu 6810 reads | 0 comments
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Kyle Jung: Expand Your Horizons through Volunteering

ENGAGE

Did you know that you can make a difference through volunteering, as well as discovering your passions and career goals? These are just some of the benefits of volunteering, according to Kyle Jung, a 5th-year SIAT student who is also the Vice President of Operations, Interactive Arts & Technology Student Union (IATSU) and the SFSS Forum Representative.

By: Grace Chiu 5637 reads | 0 comments
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Kyle Jung: Gain Valuable Skills & Experiences through Volunteering

IATSU

Many students think that volunteering is just another way to kill time, but they often overlook the valuable experiences and skills they gain from it. Kyle Jung, a SIAT student, shares his thoughts on volunteering and the significant role volunteerism plays in his professional and academic skill development.

By: Grace Chiu 6293 reads | 0 comments
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