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Intentionality: It's Not A Secret

Intentionality

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 5996 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 8215 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal Appropriation

Indigenous Community Stories

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 19265 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCChat: What can I do with my degree?

Career Exploration

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 4898 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer to learn about what you want

Volunteering

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

By: Rebekah Abebe 5116 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!

By: Sage Testini 7224 reads | 0 comments
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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 34232 reads | 1 comments
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Work, Life, Balance: Juggling It All!

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 13947 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 11034 reads | 0 comments
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Behind the Lens at Johnson & Johnson: Part Two

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 final installment of a two-part series, Naina takes on new responsibilites and opportunites to grow as a marketer.

By: Naina Sethi 10553 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Resume and Cover Letter Advice

Work Search

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

Johnson and Johnson

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 11546 reads | 0 comments
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Unpaid Internships: Drawing A Moral Line

Dave's Diary

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 10139 reads | 0 comments
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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step Two

2 Hour 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 31650 reads | 0 comments
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From Plan To Planning: My Career Shift

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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.

By: Maryland Quijada 5888 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCChat: Job Search Tips and Tricks

Twitter Tuesdays

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 7753 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Tips: Embassy of Canada

International

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 21293 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 26765 reads | 0 comments
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The Indigenous Student Ambassador Program

campus involvement

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 19611 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal People with Degrees in Education

Indigenous Career

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

By: Christina Coolidge 10055 reads | 0 comments
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TEDxSFU 2013: Make It Yours

TED

TEDxSFU is back for 2013, and set to be bigger and better than ever. This years theme is "Make It Yours" and will take place on September 21st in the newly renovated SFU Theatre.

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Employment Scams 101

CSI Blog

Employment scams are becoming more and more common, and scammers are continually coming up with new strategies to efficiently separate innocent and often desperate job seekers from their money. So what can you do to prevent/report being scammed?

By: David Lindskoog 8808 reads | 0 comments
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Summer 2013 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

CSI Blog

Join us this summer for Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats. We'll be hosting chats every other Tuesday at 2pm, all summer long, and we're inviting you to join in and participate!

By: Elizabeth Moffat 26531 reads | 0 comments
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Why Should You Participate in Twitter Chats?

Social Media

Are you looking for a new way to connect and network online? Consider joining in on some Twitter chats. Not only are they a great way to connect and share your knowledge, you might even learn something.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 22904 reads | 0 comments
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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step One

2 Hour Work Search

Co-op coordinator, Caroline Wakelin explains the concept of the 20-minute job search. In part one she takes you through the process of listing potential employers, and ranking them by contacts, desirability and available openings.

By: carose 17452 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Co-op Student Lands Student Communicator of the Year Award

Co-operative Education

Communication major Alexandra Lowe has earned a Student Communicator of the Year  Excellence Award from the IABC for a digital rebrand initiative that she took on as a co-op student working for SFU’s Volunteer Services department.

By: Adam Brayford 10232 reads | 0 comments
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7 Reasons Why You Should to Talk to Your Professors and TAs

Personal Development

SFU academic advisors share seven reasons why they recommend all their students talk to their professors and teaching assistants - outside of lecture halls and tutorial rooms.

By: Laura Forsythe 17108 reads | 0 comments
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Is a Creative Resume Right For You?

Work Search

Super creative and highly desgined resumes seem to be everywhere lately, but do you need one? Depending on your career asperations, they made do more harm than good, and make it harder for employers to see your full skill set. Read more to decide if they're right for you.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 8872 reads | 0 comments
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Highlighting Creative Resumes

Resumes

Your plain paper resume looking a little bland? Learn about some online tools to help add some creativity and visual pop to your resume and online presence.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 19692 reads | 0 comments
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Tanya's Kinesiology Co-op: A Challenging Experience

Co-operative Education

Tanya's two co-op terms lead to two very different co-op experiences. In this two-part post, she shares the differences between them, and what she learned from them.

By: Tanya Jung 7794 reads | 0 comments
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