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SFU Aboriginal Faculty Members to Increase

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

The Faculty of Education has just hired the first professor to be recruited under SFU’s Aboriginal Faculty Recruitment Plan.

By: Diane Luckow 14622 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Literature Series: Lee Maracle

Literature

Read about Indigenous scholar and author, Lee Maracle's book, "I Am Woman".

By: Christina Coolidge 5006 reads | 0 comments
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Learning to Design

Co-operative Education

Danny shares how he has developed as a result of his UX design co-op experiences.

By: Danny Blackstock 4326 reads | 0 comments
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Touch the Future of Hydrogen Storage

Co-op Reflections

The future of energy belongs to hydrogen but you can be part of the future as well. Take part in the development of the next generation power source and learn engineering knowledge throughout the whole process with Hydrogen In Motion Inc. at Powertech Labs Inc..

By: Weilin Sun 3747 reads | 0 comments
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John Howard Society - Hobden House

Residence Worker

Theresa did her co-op as a residence worker.  She shares about her learning experiences and her future goals.

By: Theresa John 11319 reads | 0 comments
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Three Tips for Working from Home

Co-op

Richard Ainscough's first co-op semester was different from a lot of the co-op positions students typically apply for. For Richard, his first work term was a self-directed co-op where he worked mainly from home.  

By: Richard Ainscough 11872 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Attending a Conference

Professional Development

Attending a Conference can be a remarkable experience- that is if you plan to make it that way. Ali shares six tips to prepare for a conference so you can make sure it’s worth your while. 

By: anajaf 5607 reads | 0 comments
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Beyond My Office Desk: The Community I Discovered in the Downtown Eastside

Non-profit

During her time with Union Gospel Mission, Bernice Puzon spent her 9-5, like most Communication Co-op students, behind a desk. But, it was also her time spent beyond her office desk that provided rich opportunities to grow and to lease a new perspective on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.  

 

By: Bernice Puzon 6122 reads | 0 comments
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Four Tips to Overcome Failure

Business

Have you ever found yourself frustrated, disappointed and in despair after not attaining what you set out to achieve? This blog will explore some essential tips that you could use to bounce back from failure. 

By: Thomas Cao 25338 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Literature Series: Grace J. M. W. Ouellette

Career Services

Grace J.M.W. Ouellette's book, The Fourth World: An Indigenous Perspective on Feminism and Aboriginal Women's Activism.

By: Christina Coolidge 10255 reads | 0 comments
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Nikki’s Co-op Job Search

career development

Are you interested in joining Co-op and wondering what the process is like? Are you wondering when exactly you should be starting Co-op? This article provides insight on what the Co-op job search is really like through my own personal journey.

By: Nikki Zayco 9313 reads | 0 comments
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@SFUVan Profile: Samaah Jaffer

Co-op

Meet Samaah Jaffer, an Arts Co-op student who has worked at the US Consulate and SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement. 

By: Kamilah Charters-Gabanek 3701 reads | 0 comments
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Appropriate Workplace Attire: How To Dress Professionally Without Compromising Your Style

Workplace Success

I’m a young and trendy fashionista. A self-identified accessory-lover. A student. And I’m obsessed with how to make a great impression at my new co-operative education job without compromising my style. This article highlights my opinions on how to dress professionally, while still maintaining your sense of style. 

By: Amy Gill 10613 reads | 0 comments
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6 Things Communication Students Can Include In Their Portfolio

Career Services

Although important, your resume and cover letter don't do your skills complete justice. So, instead of simply telling a potential employer what you can do, Karen Leung discusses how to show them through selecting specific items to build your portfolio. 

By: Karen Leung 8915 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Jobs Help Fulfill Iron Man Career Ambition

Co-operative Education

Sheldan Manansala's childhood dreams came true as his journey took him to land a co-op at Tesla Motors.  

By: Caitlin Dawson 3975 reads | 0 comments
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5 Must Know Services at SFU

Personal Development

Not sure where to seek professional help? Having a mental breakdown over an assignment? Looking to improve your study habits? No worries! Here are 5 SFU services to help.

By: Queenie Lei 9346 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Spotlight: Alex Yoo

Personal Development

Alex Yoo is a volunteer for the SFU OLC through the SFU Student Ambassador Program.  He shares what he has learned from volunteering as a Social Media Content Curator. 

By: Alex Yoo 4168 reads | 0 comments
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Tips to the Top – Student Advice to Find Your Career Path

Ryan Cao

Attending post-secondary school gives endless possibilities. However, choosing a major or career can be overwhelming to the point where people get swept away in passionless choices. Here is some of the personal advice of experienced SFU students to help you choose your future major or career.

By: Ryan Cao 11596 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons Why Volunteering in University is Good for Your Mental Health

Mental Health

Discover how volunteering influences your mental health and wellbeing. Learn about the ways your happiness, social relationships and feeling of purpose are affected by engaging in volunteer acts. 

By: Manal Masud 13813 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Literature Series: Janice Acoose

Indigenous

A summary of Janice Acoose's trail blazing book, Iskwewak kah’Ki Yaw Ni Wahkomakanak: Neither Indian Princess Nor Easy Squaw.

By: Christina Coolidge 6355 reads | 0 comments
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Campus Chapter Spotlight: Her Campus SFU

journalism

Are you looking for opportunities to share the pictures you have taken? Are you interested in developing your writing skills? Are you curious about writing for a magazine? Learn more about Her Campus, an online campus magazine, and how it got relaunched this year!

By: Queenie Lei 5705 reads | 0 comments
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You Mean to Say Working for a Non-Profit Isn’t Glamorous?

Non-profit

In working with the Surrey Christmas Bureau, Kylene Bugden learned fairly quickly the differences between "grunt work" and "grin work". However, she also learned that in doing all of that hard, not-so-glamorous grunt work, the results are certainly grin-worthy. 

By: Kylene Bugden 8359 reads | 0 comments
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International Co-op: An Interview with Erik Bainbridge

Event Manager

Erik Bainbridge, a Political Science student, shares his international experience doing four work terms in three different positions in China and Hong Kong. He worked as an English teacher in Shandong, an Event Manager at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CamChamHK) in Hong Kong, and a Trade Intern for the Consulate General of Canada in China.

By: Christy Liu 5899 reads | 0 comments
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Halloween at the Office: Costume 101

Professional Development

Halloween is just around the corner. Natalie shares her office-costume tips, successes, and lessons learned. 

By: npope 6038 reads | 0 comments
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How I survived in the world of IT: Three quick tips for a successful work experience

tech

Working at an IT company was a refreshing experience for someone like Vanessa, who has never been exposed to this industry before. Here she shares a few tips on how she made it through and got the most out of her 12 months at BCNET.

By: Vanessa Lam 3683 reads | 0 comments
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A Procrastinator's Guide to Success

Nikki Zayco

Do you find yourself discouraged and in need of advice? Do you find yourself procrastinating and wondering when the right time to get started on your career is? This article highlights the importance of starting early and some fun ways to get started.

By: Nikki Zayco 8477 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

Dream Job

Panicking because you’re still undecided or unsure of your major? Keep calm and apply for a volunteer position! It can help you in more ways than one. Here’s how.

By: Raisa Crisologo 14598 reads | 0 comments
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What I’ve Learned While Being the Boss

AIESEC

If you had told me in high school that I would be the leader of a non-profit organization in just a few short years, I probably would have stopped talking to you. And yet, here I am, a President at age 20.

By: Katherine Karr 7864 reads | 0 comments
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Give Agency a Chance: Why You Should Consider a Work Term in an Agency

career exploration

Ever consider working for a communications agency? Terence Chu certainly has. Currently in a co-op position for global communications consulting agency FleishmanHillard, Terence presents three reasons why working in an agency is a wise career move.

By: Terence Chu 8318 reads | 0 comments
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The Journey of Clinical Research

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Joanne shares her co-op journey after working four months at Providence Health Care Research institute. 

By: Joanne Lau 4504 reads | 0 comments
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