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Your Holiday Office Party Guide: Top 5 Things To Remember

office party

If you end up working a fall co-op, there is a good chance you will be invited to attend your company's Christmas party. Here are Natalie's top 5 tips on how you can maintain your professionalism while still having fun at office holiday parties.

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The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia

NCCABC

The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia (NCCABC) provides culturally appropriate services to aboriginal people and communities consistent with their needs. 

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7 Reasons You Haven’t Landed a Job Yet

Professional Development

Whether you’re looking for your first post-grad job or are in the middle of a Co-op seeking semester, it’s easy to get discouraged when applications go out and responses don’t come in. You think you’re doing everything right, but is there something you’re missing? We have 7 simple reasons why you haven’t landed a job yet.

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SFPIRG: Truth-Telling and Decolonization

SFPIRG

The Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group is a student-funded and student-directed resource centre dedicated to social and environmental justice. SFPIRG is founded on a set of values that have been developed by students who care about social and environmental justice, and include a commitment to the work of ending all forms of oppression.

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Top 10: How NOT to Answer Interview Questions

Interviews

You've likely received endless advice on how to prepare for an interview, and on just the right answers to give, so we're switching it up with 10 tips on how NOT to answer interview questions.

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10 Tips on Answering Interview Questions Effectively

interview questions

Interviews are challenging yet predictable. You know that you will be asked a series of questions so that the employer can get to know you better and determine if you are a good fit for their position. We put together 10 tips to answer these questions effectively.

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SFU First Nations Student Association 2012-2013: A Year in Review

FNSA

Have you ever asked yourself "Who are the FNSA and what exactly do they do here on campus?" Here is a year in review to enable you to gain a better understanding of this student run organization and what they do here at SFU.

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Maximizing LinkedIn with Lisa Dalla Vecchia

Career Exploration

Lisa Dalla Vecchia, Manager of Alumni & Career Communications External Relations for Beedie School of Business explains how to get the most out of LinkedIn.

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Fall 2013 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

Career Services

The OLC and Career Services will be hosting biweekly Twitter Career Chats. Join us every other Tuesday at 2pm, using the hashtag #OLCchat to discuss career related topics with career advisers, staff, and fellow students.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 21995 reads | 0 comments
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Finding your own Opportunities: Writing a Letter of Introduction

Career Exploration

Do you have a dream job, or even a dream company to work for, but you don't know how to approach it? Co-op advisor, Victoria Cottell shares how to write an awesome letter of reccomendation that is relevant to any job seeker.

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Cody Caruso First Nations Health Authority

health science

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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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step Three

Series

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.

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Creative Co-op Students Redefine the End-of-Workterm Project

Co-op

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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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 28562 reads | 0 comments
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The Work Study Program

work-study program

Are you a student with financial need looking for the opportunity to participate in research-based projects on campus?  If so, we encourage you to consider SFU’s Work-Study Program. 

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Summer 2013 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

Career Services

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!

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Why Should You Participate in Twitter Chats?

Twitter chats

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 22182 reads | 0 comments
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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step One

Workplace Transition

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 16417 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Co-op Student Lands Student Communicator of the Year Award

SCOY

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.

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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 16069 reads | 0 comments