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6 Interview Tips from the Other Side of the Table: an Interviewer’s Perspective

Interviews

Ever wonder how interviewers feel on the other side of the table? SFU Career & Volunteer Services’ very own superstar Career Peer, Scarlett Wu, shares her perspective on interviews and offers ideas on how to ace your own.

By: Scarlett Wu 5380 reads | 0 comments
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It’s Part of My DNA: An Interview with Amber Funk Barton

Professional Development

An interview with the artistic director of a contemporary dance company. Brittany speaks to Amber about her upcoming solo work, past work and background in dance, thoughts on opportunities for emerging dancers, and more!  

By: Brittany Angus 8466 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting on My Internship & Interviewing a Professional Dancer

Professional Development

Interning with a contemporary dance company was one of the best choices I made in my degree. After participating in a performance/installation, I met with one of the professional dancers in the production to talk career, personal strategies, and the ins and outs of the dance community in Vancouver.

By: Rachel Silver 3547 reads | 0 comments
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How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life

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used to be very shy, a person who dared not speak to new people. Public speaking terrified me, even worse than getting an injection. As both an introvert and a sentimental person, I admired people who could just get out there and form friendships. So, I started to work on my goals and I soon realized that speaking to people is much better than getting an injection!

By: Jingyao Li 22189 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Dance Marathon: Highlight of the Event This Year and What to Expect in 2017

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Another successful SFU Dance Marathon took place on February 20, 2016. Numerous executive members and volunteers put in countless amount of hours to not only make the event bigger and better than the preceding years, but to also help raise awareness of this fundraising initiative on campus in order to attract more attention and support from SFU students, staff, and faculty. The countless amount of efforts paid off as the club was able to raise just under $25, 000 for B.C. Children’s Hospital. 

By: Amy Gill 8892 reads | 0 comments
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Seek and Ye Shall Find: 5 Tips for Co-op Job Seekers

Co-operative Education

Truth be told, finding my first co-op job took me three semesters. Don’t panic! Here are 5 tips to help keep you on track, motivated and increase your competitiveness in your co-op job search. 

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The Journey of Clinical Research

Interview

Joanne shares her co-op journey after working four months at Providence Health Care Research institute. 

By: Joanne Lau 4176 reads | 0 comments
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The Panel Interview: 5 Things You Should Know

Panel Interviews

When you think of an “interview”, do you normally think of a one on one interview? That’s what I used to think of.  However, as a co-op student you might experience panel interviews.  Read on to find out what you should know before a panel interview. 

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Secrets of a Successful Co-op Interview

Co-op

Interviews: one of the terrifying barriers blocking your path from a great job that your whole academic career has been working towards. When competing for coveted co-op positions, keep these five interview tips in mind to raise the bar!

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Career Change: Try Something New!

Life Experience

How can you get into a different industry than what you studied? Emy Sun studied electronics and later got a job at Microsoft as a software engineer. Find how how she made the transition and what it took to make it happen.

By: Jingya Wang 5752 reads | 0 comments
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