WELCOME!
Looking for work in Canada can be challenging for everyone.  All job seekers need to know their strengths. If English is not your first language, you may think you face some barriers to finding a job but if you focus on your strengths and talents, you will see more possibilities.  Below you will find resources to help you become more confident in your talents and strengths.

 

JOB SEARCH SUCCESS

Job Search Success Fall Dates:  October 16 - November 27

Job Search Success is an online professional writing and intercultural communication course.  You will improve your resume and cover letter while learning how to communicate in today's multicultural workplace.

JSS sample•  The course is designed knowing you are busy.
•  It can take 1-2 hours per week and is open for 4 weeks.
•  You will receive professional feedback on your resume and cover letter and have the chance to engage in activities that are relevant in today's diverse workforce.
•  You will receive expert feedback on your writing.

•  Cost: $20; non-refundable after course start date

 

 

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This opportunity is recognized on the Co-Curricular Record (CCR), an official University document that tracks students’ co-curricular involvement at SFU. Learn more about the Co-Curricular Record.

 
  FEATURED VIDEO

 View more common workplace phrases in WORK TALK

 

 GLOBAL STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

International Co-op Students' Messages in their Native Languages [FEATURED]

These are some messages that our International Co-op students recorded in their native languages and wished to share with everyone thinking about doing Co-op.

View All Global Student Testimonials on YouTube

 

 FEAR[LESS]

Know Your Strengths   Beyond Your Comfort Zone [RE]Defining Success 

 

 DEFINING COMPANY CULTURE

Canadian Work Place Culture  Work Talk  Intercultural Awareness 
     

 WORK SEARCH TOOLS

Resume   Cover Letter Interview 

  

 RESOURCES

Student Learning Commons  International Student Services   Centre for English Language Learning, Teaching, and Research
Other Resources SFU Co-op   SFU OLC
SFU Career Services