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Taste of BlackBerry Fruitful for Co-op Students

Research in Motion

SFU students involved in Co-op work terms at BlackBerry (one of the program’s biggest employers) are getting more than a hands-on experience. Many are landing plum positions. Last year alone, 263 SFU students completed terms with the high profile company.

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Co-op Students Gear Up for Community Summit

SFU Youth Forum

Building on the success of their first community summit last fall, SFU Public Square began preparations for their second annual summit this summer. To help them Public Square has brought on three SFU Co-operative Education students who are helping shape the summit while lending their energy and expertise to the team.

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Cody Caruso First Nations Health Authority

Indigenous

Have you considered a career in Health Sciences? Here is some advice from recent graduate Cody Caruso on his journey to employment in the First Nations Health Authority. 

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Our Future, Our Voice: 2013 Youth Forum

Professional Associations and Clubs

 

The Our Future, Our Voice Youth Forum, hosted by SFU Public Square on September 28th aims to bring young people from across Metro Vancouver together to discuss important provincial issues and make new connections.

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How Co-op Adds Value to Any Degree

Co-operative Education

Parminder Benipal looks back at what he learned about himself and his career path at his first Co-op job, and how that lead to landing his third Co-op work term with IBM.

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Reflections on September

CSI Blog

My schedule over the next two weeks is full. I've given up on the blissful pleasure of having zero emails in my inbox. My throat feels especially raw, and my voice has that soft sort of gratey-ness that only comes from talking too loud and too often. By the end of my work day, I will have consumed at least four cups of coffee. This can only mean one thing: it's September.

By: David Lindskoog 5016 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Balancing Work and School

Twitter Tuesday

The final summer Twitter chat on August 27th looked ahead to the Fall semester and asked how you balance work and school.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4970 reads | 0 comments
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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step Three

2 Hour Work Search

Co-op coordinator, Caroline Wakelin explains the concept of the 20-minute job search. In part three she explains what an information interview is, and how to prepare for one.

By: carose 13026 reads | 0 comments
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Creative Co-op Students Redefine the End-of-Workterm Project

Working Students

Patricia (Trixie) Pama and Ali Huynh, Co-op students from SFU Work Integrated Learning, explain how they diverted off of the traditional path to apply their own creativity to the end-of-work-term project.

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A Tribe Called Red

Indigenous Community Stories

The group, A Tribe Called Red combines traditional powwow music and electronica, to create a unique sound made of both, the spiritual element of drum and voice, as well as the more culturally mainstream sound of electronica.

By: Christina Coolidge 17866 reads | 0 comments
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Intentionality: It's Not A Secret

Life Experience

What do we mean by the word "intentionality"? David examines some helpful - and unhelpful - ways the word has become popular, and how the right intentions can be useful in your career and life.

By: David Lindskoog 5718 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer For Reconciliation Week

Indigenous Volunteer Stories

Reconciliation Canada is calling on volunteers who are willing to donate their time and energy to Reconciliation Week 2013, September 16-22.

By: Christina Coolidge 7943 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal Appropriation

Indigenous

In present day Western civilization, simply taking a walk down a busy street and paying attention is enough to grasp the magnitude of the promotional society in which we live.

By: Christina Coolidge 18954 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCChat: What can I do with my degree?

Twitter Tuesdays

August 13th's chat posed the ever so common question "What can I do with my degree?" The Storify recap is here!

By: Sage Testini 4701 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer to learn about what you want

ENGAGE

Unsure of your plans for the future? Rebekah has advice on how you can get a head start!

By: Rebekah Abebe 4984 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCChat: Interview Preparation and Performance

Twitter Tuesdays

July 30th marked our third of five Twitter chats and was all about interview preparation and performance. Jill Eddy, this week's guest host, joined the SFU OLC and Career Services for an informative discussion. Read the Storify recap here!

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But For the Grace of God, Go I

Indigenous

A response to a column featured on page A6 of the Province newspaper on July 31st, entitled First Nations need to quit blaming the past, written by Naomi Lakritz.

By: Christina Coolidge 33365 reads | 1 comments
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Work, Life, Balance: Juggling It All!

Work Life Balance

Have you ever sat and thought about what elements in your life can maintain your sense of sanity or better yet, serenity? Tina provides three tips to help you maintain balance when things get hectic!

By: Tina Ebrahimi 13642 reads | 0 comments
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Short Term vs. Long Term Volunteering

Volunteer Services

Learn the benefits of short term and long term volunteering! Kelly explains how either of these types of experience can become the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!

By: Kelly Choi 10377 reads | 0 comments
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Behind the Lens at Johnson & Johnson: Part Two

Co-op

Naina had the opportunity to put her passion to work at her dream company for her 8-month co-op work term. In the final installment of a two-part series, Naina takes on new responsibilites and opportunites to grow as a marketer.

By: Naina Sethi 10198 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Resume and Cover Letter Advice

OLCchat

Couldn't make it to Twitter Tuesday on July 16th? In part two of the #OLCchat series, we talked about resume and cover letter advice. Catch up on what you missed with Storify.

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Behind the Lens at Johnson & Johnson: Part One

Co-op Reflections

Naina had the opportunity to put her passion to work at her dream company for her 8-month co-op work term. In the first part of a two-part series, Naina shares the learning experiences from her first four months at one of the largest healthcare companies in the world.

By: Naina Sethi 11086 reads | 0 comments
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Unpaid Internships: Drawing A Moral Line

Career Services

David follows up on his earlier post on unpaid internships, and asks: How do we determine whether an unpaid internship is moral?

By: David Lindskoog 9675 reads | 0 comments
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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step Two

Work Search

Co-op coordinator, Caroline Wakelin explains the concept of the 20-minute job search. In part two she takes you through turning your list of potential contacts into actual contacts, and how to score an informational interview.

By: carose 30346 reads | 0 comments
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From Plan To Planning: My Career Shift

Career Exploration

My plan was all set, my classes were all chosen and off I went to continue with my education. I didn't talk to anyone working in the field and I didn't know what I might be in for. Big mistake.

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCChat: Job Search Tips and Tricks

Career Services

Did you miss the innaugural Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chat? Not to worry. Our first discussion about Job Search Tips & Tricks has been neatly recapped for you in Storify.

By: Sage Testini 7472 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Tips: Embassy of Canada

China

SFU Beedie Business student Angie Yu is relocating to China this summer for an International Co-op position with the Embassy of Canada. She recently spoke with International Co-op and shared details about her interview and offered tips for others wishing to find work at an embassy or consulate.

By: Kiran Danhoa 20609 reads | 0 comments
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First Nation Education Act: Due to Pass September, 2014

Indigenous Community Stories

The First Nation Education Act is due to be passes September, 2014. It may not be all that its cracked up to be. 

By: Christina Coolidge 26350 reads | 0 comments
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The Indigenous Student Ambassador Program

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

FNSA Board member, Angela Semple has lead the implementation of the Indigenous Student Ambassador program, helping to highlight important Indigenous resources to potential SFU students and part of the Indigenous Recruitment Team.

 

By: Laura Forsythe 19232 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal People with Degrees in Education

Indigenous

Education is the top field of study amongst First Nation people. Provided are resources for those pursuing a degree in education.

By: Christina Coolidge 9757 reads | 0 comments
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