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Q & A With a Metis Graduate

Indigenous

Sandy Coolidge is over 50, a mother of three, and now a graduate of NVIT's social work program. She shares her experiences as a Metis woman and student.

By: Christina Coolidge 6658 reads | 0 comments
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FNSA: Aboriginal Criminology Series

Arts and Social Sciences

Fourth year student, Alissa Derrick worked with the FNSA to present an Aboriginal Criminolgy series, based on the Rethinking Justice conference presented by the Pacific and Business Law Institute. Read about how she organized the event and what she hopes it will achieve.

By: Alissa Derrick 21012 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Idle No More

FNSA

Although the Idle No More movement may appear to have disappeared from national media coverage it is still active in many communities including that of Simon Fraser University. On Monday, April 8th SFU students, alumni, faculty and staff came together to hold an Idle No More rally at the Burnaby campus.

By: Lindsay Wainwright 14265 reads | 0 comments
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Angela Semple’s Career Story

Indigenous

Angela writes about coming to SFU, the Indigenous connections she found, and how her job search found her back in the New Student Enrollment and Transition department.

By: Angela Semple 21322 reads | 0 comments
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Opportunities From Coast to Coast

Indigenous

To grow your career you need to know what’s available where you are! Checkout what’s happening in your own area. Opportunities for growth differ in various sectors across the country, and career trends are always changing, so you need to keep up.

By: Laura Forsythe 44213 reads | 0 comments
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NENAS: North East Native Advancing Society

NENAS

Have you thought about what you will do when you return to your community with your degree? NENAS can provide advice regarding planning for your future when you return home to your community through community asset mapping.

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Urban Native Youth Association

Indigenous

The Urban Native Youth Association works to provide meaningful opportunities for Native Youth. With almost 100 staff working within 21 programs they are always looking for talented and dynamic people to join the team. Find out more...

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Coqualeetza Cultural Education Centre

Indigenous Career Resources

Coqualeetza Cultural Education Centre has the main purpose of promoting, preserving and interpreting Sto:lo Lifestyle, Language, Traditions, and Heritage, from the Sto:lo point of view.

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Essential Skills for Aboriginal Futures

Essential Skills for Aboriginal Futures

Essential Skills for Aboriginal Futures is an innovative Essential Skills program to the Aboriginal Community through employer partnerships and customized training that supports employment success and retention.

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Indigenous Student Transitions: Part Two

Indigenous

As an SFU student, there are many services to actively prepare for a career after graduation. Indigenous students have all of the career services available to them that any other student has; however, they also have Aboriginal resources as well.

By: Christina Coolidge 7119 reads | 0 comments
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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Indigenous

Earning the Duke of Ed Award looks great on your resume as it shows you are a well rounded individual who is connected to the community. It’s a great way to explore your interests and try something new.

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Aboriginal Mother Centre

Aboriginal Mother Centre

Aboriginal women and their children are among the most discriminated against and socially and economically disadvantaged living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The Aboriginal Mother Centre offers a safe and caring long-term home and all of the resources necessary to assist mothers and their children in realizing a brighter future.

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Aboriginal Head Start Association of BC

Aboriginal Head Start Association

We are the leader in Aboriginal Early Childhood Education. We are the Catalyst for focusing expertise and creating opportunities to benefit sites. Keep reading to find out more...

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Indigenous Student Transitions: Part One

Oil & Gas

Indigenous students transitioning to post-secondary often face unique challenge, which is why it's important to learn about all the community resources and scholarships avalible to Indigenous students at SFU.

By: Christina Coolidge 17721 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal Employment Equity

Indigenous

Searching for a career can be an intimidating prospect. Looking for work requires self-confidence and faith in ones abilities, as well as skin thick enough to handle rejection. Add in fear of discrimination and it can be debilitating. This is why educating oneself about Canada’s Employment Equity Act is so important.

By: Christina Coolidge 16524 reads | 0 comments
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Encouraging Our Youth

Indigenous

Christina shares her experience in leading a group of Aboriginal high-school students through a tour of SFU, where they discussed the troubling statistics of Aboriginal student drop-out rates and the potential for their future.

By: Christina Coolidge 14308 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting on Being a Indigenous Career Speaker: Audrey Tooshkenig

Indigenous

Audrey Tooshkenig reflects on her experience at the 2012 Indigenous People's Career Stories event, and how she managed to overcome a brief dip in her self-confidence to present to a room full of earnest listeners.

By: Audrey Tooshkenig 15789 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Indigenous Speakers: Crystal Morris

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

Crystal Morris shares her education and career journey, which has included a wide variety of roles in government, and the private sector, and how they brought her to where she is today.

By: Crystal Morris 25723 reads | 0 comments
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Explore the University of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is the first choice for Aboriginal graduate students, due, in part to their commitment to cultural understanding and student success. They will be attending the mini BIG fair at SFU this year.

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Indigenous People's Career Stories 2013

Indigenous Career

On February 21st, the Indigenous People’s Career Stories event took place at the Diamond Alumni Centre. This was my first year attending the event and I was pleasantly surprised.

By: Christina Coolidge 20391 reads | 0 comments
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Grammi's Medicine Wheel

Indigenous

This is dedicated to my Grandmother, Marge Mackie. She has the strongest spirit of anyone I know…and I’m just like her…

By: Christina Coolidge 27363 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Story: Miranda Stirling: Capacity and Events Manager, New Relationship Trust

Indigenous Career Stories

I learned that the brilliant thing about college is everyone is at different levels. After I completed my diploma I went on to get my bachelors at Royal Roads University and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management.

By: Miranda Stirling 23842 reads | 0 comments
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Journey Through SFU's Online Community

Indigenous

Take a journey through SFU's online learning community, explore some of the Indigenous student features offered, and create a satisfying future.

By: Christina Coolidge 5777 reads | 0 comments
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Why Join the Canada Revenue Agency?

Company/Organization Spotlight

The Canada Revenue Agency offers motivated individuals a challenging, interesting, and diverse workplace that will help you develop skills and advance your career. If you are looking to gain valuable work experience in a federal organization, make the CRA your employer of choice.

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