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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 1] Recruiter

Career Exploration

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC.

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FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series: Dr. Sarah Hunt Sex Workers and Self Determination

Arts and Social Sciences

Dr. Sarah Hunt As an ally to sex workers, Sarah seeks to strengthen relationships between Indigenous sex workers and other members of Indigenous communities in order to confront the stigma and criminalization which contributes to increased violence. 

By: Laura Forsythe 27866 reads | 0 comments
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Think Co-op Isn't For You? 4 Excuses You Need to Burn Right Now

Co-op

Reality check: a degree doesn’t guarantee a job. Vancouver communications, marketing and writing jobs aren’t waiting for you in the stands at Convocation. You’ve got to hunt for them, and Co-op is your open door. 

By: Emily Taylor 10914 reads | 0 comments
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Sensitive Topics: White Privilege

Diversity & Inclusion

Acknowledging that white privilege exists is the first step to equality and justice for all.

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Making the most of the End of Term Project

Co-op

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

Co-operative Education

"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.

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Reflecting On My Experience As A Career Peer Educator

Personal Development
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Career Peer Educator? Find out what you can gain both personally and professionally! 
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Top 5 Tips to Enhance Your Summer Break

Work Search

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! 

 

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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.

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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

Work Search

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!

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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. 

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From Athlete To Coach

Basketball Camp

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.

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Help The Fight Against Impaired Driving: Volunteer for MADD Metro Vancouver – Strides for Change Walk-a-Thon

Kim Huynh

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.

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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!

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Top 5 Tips to Ace Your Final Exams

CSI Blog

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!

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Working on a Team: Five Keys to Success

Workplace Transition

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.

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Six Tips To Find The Perfect Volunteer Opportunity For You

Personal Development

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

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“Do You Have Any Questions?”

CSI Blog

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. 

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Ten Future Jobs in the Year 2030

Work Search

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 13072 reads | 0 comments
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A Health Peer Educator’s Journey

Educator

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 6620 reads | 0 comments
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Future In-Demand Labour Markets

CSI Blog

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. 

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My Experience as a Learning & Writing Peer Educator

Rianne Brown

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 8325 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 11765 reads | 0 comments
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Help Get SFU Moving: Volunteer With SFU Recreation!

Volunteer Services

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

By: Cadence Sun 7325 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesday #OLCchat: Summer Opportunities

Career Services

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 5705 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Stay or Should You Go? 8 Gifs to Help You Decide!

Workplace Success

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 13312 reads | 0 comments
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Tips to Succeed at a Career Fair From an Employer's Perspective

Networking

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 9687 reads | 0 comments
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Six Key Tips for Creating Connections at Career Fairs

Career Fair

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 6210 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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