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What is Academic Advising?

academic advising

Academic Advisors assist you in formulating a successful academic program that helps you translate your goals, interests, and life plans into an effective educational and SFU experience. Academic Advisors also help you understand and navigate academic program/course requirements, polices, and procedures and refer you to resources/services on campus.

 

By: Laura Forsythe 17170 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 8676 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 19440 reads | 0 comments
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OLC Convocation Advice Contest

Contests

Do you have advice for the graduating class of 2013? Submit it to @SFU_OLC on Twitter using the #SFUconvo hashtag and you can win $50 to the SFU bookstore!

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OLC Convocation Twitter Sharing Contest

Convocation Reflections

Win $25 to the SFU bookstore. All week long, we'll be sharing our favourite stories and blog posts for new grads. All you need to do is share our posts on Twitter with @SFU_OLC and #SFUconvo. Full details inside.

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Who. What. Why. The Keys to Your Elevator Pitch

elevator pitch

A great elevator pitch can be the perfect accessory to bring to any networking events – in fact, it’s useful to have for plenty of professional situations. So how do you make the perfect pitch? It's all about the who, what, and why.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 13854 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 16872 reads | 0 comments
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Creating a Remarkable Career: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 25

Alumni Spotlight

The SFU alumni association recently hosted an event for alumni and senior students, "Creating a Remarkable Career: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 25," featuring several successful alumni sharing how their SFU degree helped them get to where they are today.

By: John Grant 5401 reads | 0 comments
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Building Your Wings: Jeannette's Unforgettable Bolivian Experience

SFD

Jeannette Friesen went to Bolvia with the Students for Development program, where she worked with the Solidarity and Free Trade Movement. While there she learned about the importance of culture and came home more motivated then ever to pursue her goals in international relations.

By: Kiran Dhanoa 7140 reads | 0 comments
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Sean's International Experience in Bolivia

Arts and Social Sciences

SFU's International Co-op department interviewed Sean Sager fresh from his three-month term in Bolvia, where he worked with Students for Development as a Development Intern,  promoting and teaching the fundamentals of community economic development to local community leaders in Bolivia.

By: Kiran Dhanoa 5566 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 Community Stories

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

Indigenous Career Resources

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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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

Indigenous Employers

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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Co-op Poland: Evan's International Adventure of Self Exploration

Co-operative Education

University can be a draining experience. So how to do you recharge yourself without delaying your academic or professional plans? Why not go on an international co-op placement? Check out BPK student Evan Hutcheon's adventure, reflections and experiences he gained working in Poland.

By: Evan Hutcheon 5868 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: The Joys of the Lunchroom - Being Social on the Job

Workplace Success

You are new to the company, and you don’t know anyone. Where do you start? How about the lunchroom! Read on to learn about my lunchroom experience for my first co-op job.

By: npope 4465 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: My Lesson In Flexibility

Natalie's Co-op Job Search Blog

Everyone has a picture in their mind when they think of what they will be doing when they land their first co-op job.  It’s good to think big, but just remember to think FLEXIBLE. Let me tell you how being flexible allowed me to get a great co-op experience.

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