School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

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What Design School Doesn't Teach You

Technology & Innovation

James shares what he learned about User Experience (UX) after his co-op placement.

By: James Wang 4998 reads | 0 comments
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A Celebration with 1,000 BC Tech Stars

Professional Development

In my work term with BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), I had the opportunity to help plan and organize the company’s biggest event of the year, and it just so happened to be BC’s biggest and longest running technology awards celebration. 

By: Robbie Sebullen 4102 reads | 0 comments
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Develop your career in Hong Kong

Communication, Art and Technology

 

Consider going abroad for your co-op.  When Alan did his co-op in Hong Kong, he not only got first hand experience with a new culture but he also developed new skills.

By: Alan Pang 5806 reads | 0 comments
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I’m on a (big big) boat

United States

The company I work for thought it was a great idea to throw me out to sea on a large vessel to test out filming at sea.  It worked out. Here’s the story.

By: Solomon Hsu 4806 reads | 0 comments
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Fun at SAP

Co-op Reflections

Giselle Li had great experiences doing her co-op at SAP. In this article, she recorded one of her setbacks during work and how she resolved it.  She also shares what it is like to work at SAP and the events and opportunities that are available there. 

By: Giselle Li 5832 reads | 0 comments
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Discovering a new campus

Marketing

Puppy Therapy, Laughter Yoga, and Knitting Clubs - need I say more? After eight months of working as the Marketing and Communications Assistant with SFU Health and Counselling, I’ve been able to help plan and promote all these great programs on campus. 

By: Megan Lo 5157 reads | 0 comments
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A Fish on Land: Adjusting to a Company’s Work Culture

Workplace Transition

Nervous heart palpitations, a piercing adrenaline rush, and a case of the stutters; like many Co-op students on their first day at work, I had just been asked to present an introductory speech in front of my colleagues.

By: Fiona Leung 13448 reads | 0 comments
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Pro Bono vs. Speculation Work

Freelancing

As a freelancer interested in certain aspects of volunteering, Nicola distinguishes between what it means when an opportunity is stated as Pro Bono or Speculation work?

By: Nicola Sznajder 5420 reads | 0 comments
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IATSU's Design for Donations

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

Nicola shares her insights from volunteering with Design for Donations by the Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union of SFU. Gain design experience on the types of projects you're interested in, while raising money for the charity of your choice!

By: Nicola Sznajder 5210 reads | 0 comments
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Dream Internship Follows Less-than-glamorous Co-op Placement

Co-op

Nick Doering was not looking for a co-op job at SFU, but soon discovered that his work at SFU’s SIAT department was a great first step to landing a position at a high profile company.

By: Nick Doering 12257 reads | 0 comments
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