PORTFOLIOS

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5 Tips for Online Portfolios: Employer’s Perspective

Portfolios

Portfolio tips straight from the employers, they share with us what they look for in online portfolios and how they decide who they’re bringing in for interviews. 

By: Melissa Chungfat 5738 reads | 0 comments
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How to get your SIAT project into an art gallery

Co-operative Education

Have you ever dreamed of having your artwork on display in an art gallery? When I decided that this was something I wanted to accomplish a few months ago, I had no idea how soon it would become a reality.

By: Allison Koberstein 13440 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips on Showing Projects During Interviews

Interviews

Why talk about your work when you can show it?  Good portfolio pieces will help set you apart from other candidates. Here are some important tips from Co-op students, coordinators and employers on showcasing your portfolio during interviews.

By: Melissa Chungfat 9293 reads | 0 comments
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Using LinkedIn to Optimize your Online Profile

Workplace Success

Let's face it, it's not uncommon nowadays to Google or Facebook search someone the second after you meet them.  Why not show employers all you have to offer through your LinkedIn profile using these four easy steps!

By: Kristine Hur 7414 reads | 0 comments
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Portfolio Building: Part I

Portfolios

The Co-op work term has already provided a healthy dose of experience.  Now it is time to gather that tangible experience, take it home, and organize it into a general portfolio.

By: Amara Der 5156 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Panic: Tips from Industry for Graduating Students

Portfolios

Are you graduating soon and are panicking about job searching in the “real world”? If so, read on to find out what some successful SFU alumni and co-op employers are saying about what grads can do to stand out.

By: Liesl Jurock 6405 reads | 0 comments
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Bon Voyage: How to ensure smooth sailing as you wrap up your Co-op work term

Workplace Transition

With work terms winding down to a close, most co-op students can’t help but reminisce warmly about friends made, skills gained and career opportunities uncovered while on the job. During this time, it is important to take advantage of a few tips for smooth sailing as you wrap up your work term.

By: Arthur Yee 11980 reads | 0 comments
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What To Put In An Online Portfolio

e-portfolio

An online portfolio is a visual representation of your abilities, personality and style. Why not show what you can do instead of talking about it? In fact, some employers go directly to a student’s portfolio first before even glancing at their resume. Even if having a portfolio isn’t a requirement in your current field of study, it will definitely help make you stand out.

By: Melissa Chungfat 6653 reads | 0 comments
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Write for Communiqué!

Communication

Writing for Communiqué is an excellent way to gain published writing samples for your portfolio, share what you’ve learned through your co-op experience and contribute to our co-op program!

By: Editor 3735 reads | 0 comments
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Branding Yourself

Work Search

You have the skills, the experience, and you know you can ace that interview. Now how do you get noticed so that you will be invited to an interview?

 

By: Rushan Shekar 31414 reads | 0 comments
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Why Portfolio? Inside a Portfolio Workshop

peer learning

Many students struggle figuring out the best way to put a portfolio together.They commonly ask: “Which projects do I put in a portfolio?” or “I don’t know how to do HTML or CSS, how can I make an online portfolio?”

By: Melissa Chungfat 7689 reads | 0 comments
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The Perfect Portfolio

Portfolios

In addition to doing research aboutthe company and job role, as well as preparinggreat answers, portfolios of work andachievements are becoming an increasinglyimportant part of the interview process.

By: Keiko Cooper 3850 reads | 0 comments
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Portfolio Building Part II

Co-operative Education

Like Indiana Jones experiencing a Co-op adventure, I’ve been collecting everything valuable from school projects to work assignments. With all the adventures I am undergoing, there should be some organization of my collections.  But how?

By: Amara Der 3409 reads | 0 comments
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Creating an e-portfolio: What Not to Do

e-portfolio

It could be the difference between getting the job and getting overlooked – so before sending your e-portfolio off to an employer check through this list to make sure you know ‘what not to do’ when creating an e-portfolio.

By: Kelsey Newsham 7051 reads | 0 comments
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How to Make a Successful E-Portfolio

Online

A student’s e-portfolio is a chance to wow employers by showcasing their creative and detailed work. To do this, there are specific elements that can make the difference between getting the right kind of attention and getting overlooked.

By: Kelsey Newsham 11240 reads | 0 comments