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An Open Letter To My Chronic Pain

Life Experience

Diana Smith pens a series of poignant and moving letters addressed to her chronic pain. A must-read to better understand from a personal perspective what it is like to live with chronic pain.

By: Diana Smith 807 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

Career Services

COVID has made it tougher to find jobs this summer, but there are still some good opportunities to expand your skillset through volunteering – even if you are stuck at home. Whether you are looking for remote opportunities or want to support front line workers, here are some ideas to navigate your search.

By: Sara Rahnama 5313 reads | 0 comments
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Disconnected: Working Remotely from Vietnam

Communication

Due to the unprecedented situation surrounding COVID-19, many students are struggling to adapt to their new work environment. Thuy An continues her story of how COVID-19 has impacted her life, and how she adapted to working remotely in another country. Read on to find out more about Thuy An’s remote work journey.  

By: Thuy An Lam 1132 reads | 0 comments
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How the Pandemic Turned my Life Upside Down: One Co-op Student’s Story

Workplace Success

The impact of the coronavirus has been felt by everyone across the country but how has the experience been for coop students? Thuy An shares her story on how through proactive thinking from loved ones and support from co-op coordinators and supervisors, she was able to book a flight home to join her family while making the necessary arrangement to work remotely.

By: Thuy An Lam 1683 reads | 0 comments
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Four Mistakes You Are Likely to Make During Your First Co-op Work Term – And It’s Okay!

Communication

Mistakes happen, but do you learn to them?  Linda identifies some common mistakes made by Co-op students on their first work term.

By: Linda Nguyen 3704 reads | 0 comments
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Three Lessons from Twenty-Four Months on the Job

Communication

"I’d be hard pressed to say I have my life figured out – I really don’t."  Ryan shares what his Co-op journey has taught him and some tips for anyone who is currently doing Co-op.

By: Ryan Lee 26323 reads | 0 comments
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“What Do You Study in Communication?”

Co-operative Education

What exactly is the study of communications?  What are the career paths can it can lead to?  Amy attempts to answer these surprisingly common questions (even among communications students!) through Co-op.

By: Amy Chui 2725 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Started in a Startup: My Co-op at Coral Health

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‘How do I market something that I don’t fully understand?’ - Claire Patterson talks about her marketing co-op experience at Coral Health.

By: Claire Patterson 4123 reads | 0 comments
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Exchange Experience: Discovering Myself Through Travelling

International Co-op

What does it mean to be alone but not lonely? Grace Chang talks about self-discovery, studying abroad and her adventures in Australia.

By: Grace Chang 2437 reads | 0 comments
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