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[Indigenous Employer] ICBC

Co-operative Education

Interested in a career with a company who values your identity and culture?  A company who’s committed to a diverse workforce, while offering unique opportunities and professional growth.  A company who supports and encourages employees from a shared background and culture to help drive understanding, empathy and change.  If so, ICBC may be right for you.

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Reconciliation at INAC: Towards a Renewed Relationship with Indigenous Peoples

Junior Communications Officer

As someone who has always been passionately engaged with both political and social issues, a job with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada checked two very important boxes. Little did I know, it would teach me much more than I could have ever expected. 

By: Michelle Raine 1659 reads | 0 comments
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Work at One of the Big Four Accounting Firms: PwC

Co-op Reflections

Ever wondered what it would be like working for one of the big four accounting firms? Cameron shares his insight into working for PwC and their Audit and Assurance division, including key responsibilities and advice to help you succeed!

By: Cameron Axenty 2272 reads | 0 comments
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The Unconventional Job Hunt: Creating Your Own Co-op Opportunities

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In five years at SFU, engineering physics undergrad Scott Beaupré landed three co-op job positions and four research projects without ever dropping off a résumé. Find out how! 

By: Taylor McKinney 6765 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Student Cultural House

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The Indigenous Student Centre has collaborated with Residence and Housing to pilot the Indigenous Student Cultural House (ISCH), a new living and learning community available SFU Residence (Burnaby Campus).

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SFU Indigenous Day: Celebrating Knowledge and Culture

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On September 28th, the First Nations Student Association (FNSA) hosted the third annual SFU Indigenous Day. An event that brings together students, faculty, artists and community members to celebrate Indigenous culture. 

By: Taylor McKinney 1137 reads | 0 comments
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My Journey of Indigeneity (From a Non-Indigenous Perspective)

Graduate Studies

In this blog, I take you through my personal life story from immigrating to Canada, working and living in a rural First Nations community, to finding a sense of belonging and a second identity, which has forever changed the way I will view the world.

By: Richard Han 9827 reads | 0 comments
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Invest in the Unexpected: Why You Should Join Co-op and Share Your Story with the OLC

Co-operative Education

Taylor joined SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator, Trina Setah, as a Work-Study student to help promote co-op to SFU’s Indigenous community. Read about Taylor’s personal experience with co-op, and why she thinks you should join too.

By: Taylor McKinney 4834 reads | 0 comments
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SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator: Meet Trina Setah

Co-operative Education

Meet Trina Setah, Simon Fraser University's first ever Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator! In part one of this two-part series, Trina introduces herself, her backgound and discusses her own personal journey into this role at SFU. She also speaks about the role itself and what she enjoys most about working in the co-op program.  

By: Trina Setah 12705 reads | 0 comments
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SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator: Co-op for Aboriginal Students

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Trina Setah is Simon Fraser University's first ever Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator. In the second and final part of this two-part series, Trina talks co-op and employment for Aboriginal students at SFU, the benefits and challenges as well as how to get involved in SFU's reputable co-op program. 

By: Trina Setah 8972 reads | 0 comments
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Event Recap: SFU Indigenous Day

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The 2nd Annual SFU Indigenous Day at the SFU Burnaby campus was a huge success! Here is a recap of the event.

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Indigenous Career Journey Stories: Deborah L. Smith

Indigenous

"The road has been a long one and filled with many stops and starts. I would say never be afraid of having to do things over and over again because failure is not weakness or "bad". It's a way to know how to move forward." 

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Indigenous Literature Series: E. Richard Atleo

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Read about "Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview" by E. Richard Atleo

By: Christina Coolidge 9324 reads | 0 comments
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The Marathon of the Service Desk: A First Nations Health Authority Co-op Experience

Indigenous

Do you enjoy working with computers? Do you find the idea of solving puzzles to be exhilarating? Do you want to help people get introduced to the world of computers? If so, perhaps a Service Desk Analyst will be a perfect fit for you. Follow SIAT student, Michael Sandrin, in his first occupational adventure: working as a Service Desk Analyst for the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). 

By: Michael Sandrin 8163 reads | 0 comments
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Come Witness the Annual Indigenous Success Stories Event

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SFU First Nations Student Association (FNSA) invites you to come and witness this annual event. Indigenous storytellers will share their journeys of success, expressing the adversity and perseverance faced along the way. Don't miss this chance to engage in the SFU Indigenous community as well as those closely connected to SFU!

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SFU's Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship

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The Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship is definitely worth all its cracked up to be.

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Why Attend the March for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women

Indigenous

The Annual Women's Memorial March is on February 14th. This is why I attend and why you should too. 

By: Christina Coolidge 9783 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories: Marlana “Kaneratenhawi” Thompson-Baker

Indigenous

My professor explained, learn the things you don't know, don't waste your time learning what you already know and don't waste time reinventing the wheel.

By: Marlana “Kaneratenhawi” Thompson-Baker 9820 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Faculty Members to Increase

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The Faculty of Education has just hired the first professor to be recruited under SFU’s Aboriginal Faculty Recruitment Plan.

By: Diane Luckow 9285 reads | 0 comments
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Early-Number Learning and Language Revitalization a Dynamite Combination

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SFU mathematics education professor Nathalie Sinclair has been working with the Ojibwe and Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations to translate her early-numbers mathematics app into their languages.

By: Diane Luckow 8364 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Camp Prepares Students for University

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Anika Robertson says the SFU Aboriginal camp exceeded her expectations and inspired her to aim for university.

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SFU Indigenous Day Shares Culture with Community

Indigenous

The Burnaby campus community was treated to the sights, sounds and tastes of Indigenous culture during the second annual SFU Indigenous Day in September.

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First of Traditional Languages Apps Ready for Testing in New Year

Indigenous

Marianne Ignace has an ambitious plan. Within the next five years, she hopes to have developed language-learning apps for speakers and learners of some 12 First Nations languages in B.C. and Yukon.

By: Diane Luckow 7694 reads | 0 comments
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Research Chair to Lead Heart Health Research for First Nations Peoples

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“I am very excited by the opportunity to focus on prevention of cardiovascular disease and to improve heart health and well-being among First Nations in British Columbia.” Jeffrey Reading

By: Diane Luckow 7990 reads | 0 comments