Communication

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Alumni Spotlight: Laurie Dawkins

OLC Blog

Like a modern day Goldilocks, Laurie Dawkins, a Communication Co-op alumna, spent many years trying out various roles to find the one that was just right. Now, as an award-winning, senior communications professional, Laurie shared how her experience with SFU Co-op shaped how she approached her career.

By: Pauline Leoncio 15558 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Co-operative Education

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

 

By: Jao Dantes 14720 reads | 0 comments
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How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Communique

Imagine you get paid to create multiple *twooshes* a day, curate funny gifs, browse Instagram, post awesome pictures and share on Facebook. Yes, being a Social Media Coordinator is very fun, but one must not neglect these four important points to be one.

By: Jessica Christina Hardi 14978 reads | 0 comments
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5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

Co-operative Education

In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 21332 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Life Experience

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 19940 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

OLC Blog

During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 18182 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Email

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 12559 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Communication

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 20857 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Do a Co-op Term with the Feds? (The Answer is Yes)

Co-op Reflections

Emily recounts her co-op term working with the Feds at Service Canada. 

By: Emily Edwards 12363 reads | 0 comments
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I Hated Networking, Until...

Co-op

For Pauline, an invitation to a networking event automatically elicits feelings of anxiety, triggers the sweat glands and generates one glaring thought, “no freakin’ way.” Read as she navigates her way through her networking anxieties.

By: Pauline Leoncio 21599 reads | 0 comments
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