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Be Inspired: Volunteer for We Day Vancouver


Learn about the awesome event, We Day! Kerri talks about her experience volunteering, its bonuses and why you should do it. Read on to find out how this one event can leave you inspired to change the world!

By: Kerri Jesson 6135 reads | 0 comments

Teaching Opportunities: Not just for PDP Students


Get a quick look at the Teaching Opportunities Fair and how it could be beneficial for everyone. Alex discusses the changes from last year and how this event has expanded to provide opportunities to more students than ever!

By: Alexandra Lowe 4232 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering for United Way Canada and the United Way Book Sale at SFU


Kerri provides you with some fast facts about the United Way! Also included are ways to get involved and events to support this awesome organization. Don't miss her coverage of the United Way Smackdown Faculty Debate!

By: Kerri J 4750 reads | 0 comments

Communication Portfolios


Hear what this co-op student had to say about the Communication Co-op's annual "Get the Edge" event.  This years focus was all about portfolios!  Read on to see what communication professionals have to say about the importance of having a portfolio and creating a personal brand.

By: Caitlin Dawson 15784 reads | 0 comments

Reflections From the BIG Fair

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The annual BIG Fair at SFU  is over, but the pointers learned from the three days can be applied to any job fair. Learn what tips you can apply to your next career fair and why you shouldn't miss out on the BIG Fair next year.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4452 reads | 0 comments

Top Three Tips from “Talk the Walk”

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“Talk the Walk.” This medley of action and words represent what communication professionals do, so it was a perfect name for this strategic communication-focused SFU student event that I had the opportunity to attend.

By: acproj 5763 reads | 0 comments

Olympic Sized Persistence Pays Off


If there’s someone who knows about the terrifying journey that is the work search, it is Marissa Nahanee. She worked on many world class events, including the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Torch relay and visits by Princes Charles and Edward. But Marissa’s job did not just happen to her - she had to work for it.

By: Dionne Liu, Career Peer Educator 5948 reads | 0 comments

Indigenous Peoples' Career Stories

Indigenous Peoples Career Stories

Listen to our Panel from various walks of life introduce themselves and discuss their backgrounds, their education, the obstacles they have overcome. These Aboriginal representatives are here to answer tell their story and answer your questions.


By: SFU Career Services 28732 reads | 0 comments

Working in the Non-Profit Sector, Part One

St. John Ambulance

2011 EVENT RECAP: Five panelists came to speak to students about how they ended up with their current profession, life lessons they learned along the way, and addressed the many questions students had about the nature of the non-profit sector. Here are the stories the panelists have to share with you.

By: Sonya Reznitsky 6287 reads | 0 comments

Working in the Non-Profit Sector, Part Two: Addressing the Myths

Bridging Opportunities with Business

Part 2 of our recap of the Working in the Non-Profit Sector event that took place on March 30, 2011. After sharing their educational and career experiences, the panelists addressed a variety of myths about the sector. 

By: Sonya Reznitsky 4996 reads | 0 comments
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