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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Working Students

In this Vlog, SFU Communication Co-op student Jao Dantes explains his typical work day working for Simon Fraser University. 

 

By: Jao Dantes 13899 reads | 0 comments
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Health Sciences Degree Opens Doors to World Travel

Destiny Foundation

What do you do with a BA in Health Sciences focusing on global health? For Lauren Shandley, this has meant combining her technical expertise and love of travel to better the lives of others around the globe.   

By: Diane Luckow 9733 reads | 0 comments
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5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Work Search

Many students enter communications with the hopes of landing a glamorous, high-paying job. In this article, Celine makes a case for why you may want to consider a less glamorous, but highly rewarding career in the non-profit sector.

By: Celine Diaz 7828 reads | 0 comments
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Unlikely Co-op Candidate Switches From Landscaping to Technical Writing

Co-op

Accumulating over 80 credits and completing three quarters of a degree usually rules out any potential opportunity for students to be selected for Co-op, unless you ask Mike Lazar how he beat the odds.

By: Mike Lazar 11705 reads | 0 comments
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Spending the Night With Sheldon the Robot

Technology & Innovation

What do you get when you add an intense rainstorm, an overnight and out-of-town work event, and a $3000 robot? Calvin Chung shares his experience as an event coordinator for the 2016 #BCTech Summit. 

By: Calvin Chung 4139 reads | 0 comments
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Comic: How Co-op Helped Me Seize the Dreams I'd Left Behind

Communication

Therese believed her interests in art and environmentalism were too daunting to pursue as careers. She locked those dreams away... until co-op unlocked career opportunities that fused her studies with her passions. Check out her comic!

By: Therese Mah 13736 reads | 0 comments
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The Notebook: A Highly Unlikely Love Story

work place

At the start of her co-op, Sandy expected to work hard and do her best. What she didn't expect is that she would fall in love - and fall hard. What you're about to read is a highly unlikely love story...

By: Sandy Chan 7646 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Spotlight: Alex Yoo

Computing Science

Alex Yoo is a volunteer for the SFU OLC through the SFU Student Ambassador Program.  He shares what he has learned from volunteering as a Social Media Content Curator. 

By: Alex Yoo 4369 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Carmen van Soest

Indigenous Journey Stories

"I hope to be someone that other Indigenous youth can look up to, and a person that others can count on in my everyday life. And hopefully I can get into Law school so I can help Indigenous peoples fight for their rights." 

By: Carmen van Soest 9685 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

SCOY

Denisa Orlandea is about to graduate with more than 16 months of professional communication experience, a volunteer position in IABC’s Student Services Committee, and the 2014 SCOY award. Find out how taking risks got her to where she is today.

By: Kendal Crawford 15852 reads | 0 comments
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