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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Co-operative Education

John Grant, an SFU Communication Co-op Alum has five work term experiences in his portfolio and shares his top ten tips for completing a successful and fulfilling Co-op work term.

By: John Grant 27638 reads | 0 comments
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Four Leadership Lessons That Are Critical to Your Co-op Success

Top Tip Lists

Follow Gabriel on a journey of self-reflection as he shares with us some of the lessons he's learnt while on a Co-op term at Tranction on Demand.

By: Gabriel Lim 133 reads | 0 comments
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Virtual Networking Tips You Should Try at Your Next Webinar Event

Professional Development

Networking in person can be tough but virtual networking online can be even more confusing. Have no fear, Des'ree is here to help! Here she shares her advice and tips for how you can better virtually network at the next webinar social event.

By: Des'ree Isibor 148 reads | 0 comments
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How to Boost Your Remote Teamwork Experience During the Pandemic

OLC Blog

As a university student, have you been having some trouble making remote teamwork fun and engaging? Des'ree shares what she's learned from her remote semester experience and provides some tips on how to improve the quality of your teamwork experience.

By: Des'ree Isibor 136 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Your Fit Among Thousands in an Organization

RBC

Working for a large, well-known organization can be both exciting and intimidating. It can raise questions about how you can stand out and forge a unique path, while fitting into the work culture. Jenny shares her top three insights during her work term at RBC as a Business Analyst on their Strategic Initiatives and Change Management.

By: Jenny Lian 146 reads | 0 comments
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10 Ergonomic Tips for Working or Studying at Home

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With more people working and studying from home, it is important to make sure our working environment is efficient and safe. Check out the Health Peer Educators’ blog article for some tips about creating a more physically ergonomic-friendly workspace at home. 

By: Aleisha, Anna, Jaskaren and Mariel 280 reads | 0 comments
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Lessons from My First Work Term in the Civil Service… During a Global Pandemic

Co-operative Education

Thinking about working remotely for your next co-op term? Maja Lampa, a Political Science student, describes her experience adapting to remote work during her first season with the Federal Government and how she found meaningful work in uncertain times. 

By: Maja Kristine Lampa 222 reads | 0 comments
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Online Dating and Keeping Safe

SFU Health and Counselling Services

The pandemic has made online dating a more popular way of meeting new people. While online dating is a great way to e-meet new people, you might also find yourself in potentially uncomfortable situations with strangers. Read on to learn more about which red flags the Health Peers recommend keeping a keen eye out for. 

By: Health Peers 1103 reads | 0 comments
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10 Things Students Wished Instructors Knew About Remote Learning

Peer Education

The Health Peer Educators, in conjunction with SFU Health and Counselling Services, did an informal Instagram poll a few weeks ago to learn more about students’ experiences with remote learning. Check out the resulting recommendations suggested by students for how instructors can improve students’ experience in remote classes.

By: Aleisha Fernandes 968 reads | 0 comments
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A Guide to Becoming Successful in the Accounting Field

Co-operative Education

A year ago, Yuchen was a full-time student without any work experience. After a long time, she landed my first Co-op position. Here are Yuchen's 5 tips for transitioning from being a student to working in the field as an accountant.

By: Yuchen Ni 1033 reads | 0 comments
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