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Know Yourself To Discover Your Career

Personal Development

Ever just wanted a crystal ball to look into your future and see the perfect career you will enjoy and love to do after graduation? Maybe you can’t tell the future, but understanding your personality is a good start!

By: Hilary Zhang 4408 reads | 0 comments
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Do We Need A New Word For "Career?"

Personal Development

With the debate around post-secondary education and youth un/underemployment continuing, there are lots of questions to be asked. Do we need a new way to talk about careers? Does the word "career" itself need to be replaced for young people to be more excited and motivated to think about their future?

By: David Lindskoog 4797 reads | 0 comments
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Effective Web for Engaged Organizations: A Case Study of Amnesty.ca

Volunteering

Whether you are passionate about defending human rights, or are in the process of designing a website to promote your own community engagement or philanthropic organization, Lauren highly recommends visiting the website of Amnesty International Canada!

By: Lauren Kresowaty 4342 reads | 0 comments
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Mentor International Students with the International Mentorship Program

Volunteering

Find out about Sabrina's personal experience being a mentee and how it inspired her to volunteer to mentor someone. Learn the ways that you can get involved and make a difference in someone else's life!

By: Sabrina Azaria 3406 reads | 0 comments
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Get Involved with Letters for the Inside Project!

Volunteering

Have you ever heard of the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group, or simply, SFPIRG? If you haven’t, and you’re interested in more volunteering opportunities and ways to get involved in your community, then read on!

By: Sabrina Azaria 4121 reads | 0 comments
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The Guilt-Free Guide To Changing Your Major

Personal Development

Are you at a crossroads in your university career? Does the stress of changing majors have you doubting whether to make a change? Here are some thought provoking questions that can help guide you on the path to making a choice that’s right for you.

By: Claudia Mesteru 9972 reads | 0 comments
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Generation Jobless?

Youth Unemployment

In the wake of a recent CBC documentary called Generation Jobless, there's a big debate going on right now as to the value and responsibility of post-secondary education in Canada. Here are the arguments, and my thoughts.

By: David Lindskoog 7720 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with the Vancouver Mokuyokai Society

Volunteering

Learn about the Vancouver Mokuyokai Society! A society dedicated to connecting Japanese and Canadians in Vancouver. Find out about volunteer positions and the benefits that they can provide for you! 

By: Karen Cui 5593 reads | 0 comments
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Why Volunteer?: The Numerous Rewards Associated with Volunteering

Opportunities

Read Kerri's personal story about how she ended up with a job because of her volunteer experience! Also read her tips on how volunteering can further YOUR Career!

By: Kerri Jesson 4126 reads | 0 comments
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Feeling Stuck? Press Reset

Dave's Diary

You're stuck. Maybe it's a dead-end job, or the sense that you're studying the wrong thing, or with the wrong person, or just in a place you didn't want to end up, but don't know how to leave. If only it were as simple as pressing a button and starting over. We can't do that, but here's the next best thing.

By: David Lindskoog 4700 reads | 0 comments
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Work Smarter, Not Harder – Manage Your Time Effectively

Workplace Success

By managing your time effectively, you will be able to feel like you are on top of things, and be more productive, which will result in job satisfaction and most of all…more time to enjoy life!

By: Mike Wong 4758 reads | 0 comments
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Sidestepping The Plan: My Co-op Reflection

Workplace Transition

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a seemingly simple question – something for which no answer could be considered incorrect. So why do university students suffer an existential crisis the very moment we’re posed its equivalent: “What’s your plan after graduation?”

By: Malinda Pathacharige 8522 reads | 0 comments
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Six Months To Graduation: Now What?

Classroom to Career

It’s a new year with many new hopes and dreams. I know what I am thinking about – graduation.  Just imagine the moment of wearing the graduation gown and hearing your name called before crossing the stage. Cameras and chants abound, validating your achievements after years of study. Still, we might ask ourselves, “What's next?” Never fear, chaos theory of careers is here! 

By: Anna Tse 5219 reads | 0 comments
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Use Stories To Refine Your Resume

Interviews

Despise updating your resume? Here's a technique that uses the stories from your life to bring new life to your resume. By thinking of each job on your resume as a small chapter of your work story, you can create a more impactful document, and you might even enjoy doing it!

By: Monique Wong 15671 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering for the City of Surrey

Opportunities

Learn about how you can get involved in the Surrey community. Give back between classes or on the weekends! Kerri has provided a few great resources for those seeking opportunities in Surrey.

By: Kerri J 4520 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Started with Involvement: A Guide to Finding Volunteer Opportunities Through SFU

Volunteering

Kerri gives you the low-down on how to get started volunteering! Hear all about the places she recommends to start your search and follow her step-by-step guide! Read on to discover how you can find all the perfect volunteer opportunities waiting for you!

By: Kerri Jesson 3371 reads | 0 comments
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Why Co-op?

Personal Development

Being a co-op student was just what Andrea needed- except she didn't know it when she first began her co-op search. Read on to learn about how her co-op experience changed her perspective on seeking practical job experience while still in school and how it helped her application to Semester in Dialouge.

By: Andrea Sanchez 5862 reads | 0 comments
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The Wonder of One-Day Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteering

Kerri talks all about how you can get involved even if you don't have a lot of time! She highlights the benefits and even ways that you can find opportunities. Read on to find out more.

By: Kerri Jesson 4542 reads | 0 comments
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A Day in the Life of a CRA Taxpayer Services Agent

Co-op Reflections

Kristen Ryan worked as a taxpayer services agent for Canada Revenue Agency. Read more about what a typical day looked like during her co-op term.

By: Kristen Ryan 20081 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Co-op Hopefuls

Student Experiences

Want to know how to get a head start in applying for co-op jobs? Stephanie Liboiron, SFU Communication Co-op student, shares some tips for newly-admitted co-op students looking for their first co-op placement.

By: Stephanie Liboiron 5243 reads | 0 comments
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