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Making the most of the End of Term Project

Co-operative Education

Co-op students are required to do either a project or presentation to complete their co-op requirements at the end of their work term.  As a communications student, Natalie did not know what to expect the first time she presented her PowerPoint presentation for her project.  Read on so you can have an idea of what to expect for yours!   

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My Co-op Experience with Performance Institute

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

"What do you want to do with your degree?” It’s not a simple question, but the place you find your answer can surprise you. Read as Kiki goes through her co-op experience to find out more.

By: Kikuko Araki 6554 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting On My Experience As A Career Peer Educator

Peer Education
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Career Peer Educator? Find out what you can gain both personally and professionally! 
By: Bonita Nath 9174 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Tips to Enhance Your Summer Break

Life Experience

Wondering what activities are available this summer to keep your brain busy while giving you a much needed break from school? Read on to learn the Top 5 Tips to enhance your summer break! 

 

By: Nicole Strutt 5398 reads | 0 comments
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How Not to Annoy Your Coworkers (and other workplace etiquette tips)…

Workplace Success

Many people have had some type of negative experience on public transit, for a variety of reasons. But a common theme is poor etiquette. If you’re starting work this summer, you probably don’t want to be ‘that guy’, so read on for some very useful etiquette tips.

By: Abbas Virji 14759 reads | 0 comments
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Thank You, Bus Driver!

Life Experience

As students, many, if not most of us, are dependent on public transit to help us make our way to and from campus. Some of us spend more time on the bus then with our own families.  

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What Goes On When Your References Are Checked

asking for references

You did it. You successfully finished the interview, hopefully feeling satisfied. But what about those references you gave to the interviewer – what happens to those now that your interview’s done? Read on to find out!

By: Abbas Virji 16282 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Post Interview Tips to Land You the Job

Interviews

Wonder how you can stand out against other candidates to land your perfect summer job? Check out the 5 post interview tips and tricks to help you leave a lasting impression with the hiring manager. 

By: Nicole Strutt 22931 reads | 0 comments
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From Athlete To Coach

Indigenous Volunteer Stories

Tysun shares his story of progressing from Student to Teacher, or more specifically, from Athlete to Coach and shares some advice for those looking to get involved with their community.

By: Tysun Tallman 8355 reads | 0 comments
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Help The Fight Against Impaired Driving: Volunteer for MADD Metro Vancouver – Strides for Change Walk-a-Thon

MADD

Kim highlights a volunteer opportunity with a Mothers Against Drunk Driving event that aims to educated the general public about the dangers of impaired driving and help those affected by it.

By: Kim Huynh 10002 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips For Engaging With People

Networking

Engaging with your community means first effectively communicating with those around you. Kenny shares some tips on how to do this!

By: Kenny Yang 5352 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Tips to Ace Your Final Exams

Life Balance

Wondering what you can do to ensure that you ace your final exams this year? Read this week’s blog article to find out 5 tips to ace your finals!

By: Nicole Strutt 11084 reads | 0 comments
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Working on a Team: Five Keys to Success

Life Balance

You’ve got to that new stage in your life as a new employee. But as a new hire, you may feel somewhat out of place on what may be an established team. So, read on to find out five ways to successfully blend in.

By: Abbas Virji 11022 reads | 0 comments
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Six Tips To Find The Perfect Volunteer Opportunity For You

Emily Co

Emily shares her tips for what you should consider when looking for a volunteer opportunity.

By: Emily Co 6168 reads | 0 comments
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“Do You Have Any Questions?”

Work Search

Interviews are a two-way street. They allow employers to find out more about their candidates, and candidates to find out more about the employer. Find out what kind of questions you can ask to maximize your interview. 

By: Ronald Yeung 7205 reads | 0 comments
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Ten Future Jobs in the Year 2030

Career Services

Ever wonder what kind of jobs will be available in the year 2030? Read on to discover 10 jobs that will be created based on changing technology, the environment and increase of the senior population.  

By: Nicole Strutt 12623 reads | 0 comments
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A Health Peer Educator’s Journey

ENGAGE

Angelina shares why she became a Health Peer and what benefits she was able to gain from the program, as well as what she was able to give back to the unversity community! Peer Education applications close April 7th!

By: Angelina Marinkovic 6520 reads | 0 comments
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Future In-Demand Labour Markets

Career Services

While the current job market outlook may look grim, don’t despair. There are many possibilities in the future of these existing labour markets. Read on to find out what they are. 

By: Abbas Virji 7606 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience as a Learning & Writing Peer Educator

Volunteering

Rianne shares what she gained from being a Learning & Writing Peer Educator. Interested in having similar experiences? Apply to the Peer Education Program by April 7th.

By: Rianne Brown 8209 reads | 0 comments
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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Career Peers

Missed Backpack to Briefcase this year? Find out the advice given by SFU alumni.

By: Leah Harrison 11591 reads | 0 comments
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Help Get SFU Moving: Volunteer With SFU Recreation!

ENGAGE

Are you passionate about fitness? Do you want to help students achieve their health goals? Consider volunteering with SFU Recreation! 

By: Cadence Sun 7139 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesday #OLCchat: Summer Opportunities

Work Search

The final OLC Career chat of the Spring semester looks ahead to the summer months and how you can use your summer months to boost your income and your career prospects.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5546 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Stay or Should You Go? 8 Gifs to Help You Decide!

moving away

With so many opportunities in different fields, cities and countries, how do you possibly decide whether or not to complete a co-op term close to home, or to go abroad, and test-drive a new career in a new locale?

By: Samantha Grandinetti 13016 reads | 0 comments
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Tips to Succeed at a Career Fair From an Employer's Perspective

Work Search

Ever wondered what organizations look for from students and recent graduates at a career fair? Check out what tips Scotia Bank, Clio, Sun Life Financial, City of Richmond, MyPlanet and Public Outreach have for students to succeed at a career fair.  

By: Nicole Strutt 9447 reads | 0 comments
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Six Key Tips for Creating Connections at Career Fairs

Networking

Career fairs are no doubt stressful experiences for a range of people, but there are ways to ease the stress. If you want to create meaningful connections with organizations at the fair (with less stress), keep on reading to discover some useful tips.                           

By: Abbas Virji 6061 reads | 0 comments
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March Link Round-Up

link round up

Every month we collect our favourite content from our site and around and web, and we collect it for you in one easy-to-read place! Check out our highlights from March.

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Student Profile: Biology Student Yuka Obayashi

Japan

Biology Co-op student Yuka Obayashi returned from her self-directed International Co-op at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in the Kunigami District of Okinawa, Japan with a new-found appreciation for marine wildlife.

By: Ranita Lau 15314 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation to FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series - Cherry Smiley

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Cherry Smiley is an artist, Indigenous feminist activist, and prostitution abolitionist will be presenting in the first FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series

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Want To Travel? Consider Teaching Abroad In China

Volunteering

Do you want to take your skills on the road? Do you have a desire to see the world and become immersed in other cultures? Cadence shares how you can make a difference elsewhere in the world by teaching English abroad in China!

By: Cadence Sun 5936 reads | 0 comments
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Standing Out In A Crowded Job Market

Online Presence

Standing out in today’s job market is definitely a tough task. But, you’ll be pleased to know that there are a number of ways you can make yourself stand out to potential employers. Read on to find out how.

By: Abbas Virji 7267 reads | 0 comments
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