PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & CLUBS

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Top 3 Reasons to Join a Student Club or Organization

CSI Blog

Want to be closer to your university? Looking to gain valuable experience in your field of study? Want to have valuable connections that will last you a lifetime? Joining a student club or association just could give you the solution you need!

By: Nicole Strutt 21284 reads | 0 comments
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An Interview with Lucia Vasani: AIESEC Student and BIG Fair Coordinator

Professional Associations and Clubs

AIESEC student, Lucia Vasani came to SFU to assist in planning the 2013 BIG Fair. She shares her reasons for joining AIESEC and why she thinks the annual fair is a great opportunity students should be taking advantage of.

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Our Future, Our Voice: 2013 Youth Forum

Community Summit

 

The Our Future, Our Voice Youth Forum, hosted by SFU Public Square on September 28th aims to bring young people from across Metro Vancouver together to discuss important provincial issues and make new connections.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5044 reads | 0 comments
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Silver Nanowires Lead to Publication for Co-op Students

Engineering

Two SFU Co-op students made breakthrough discoveries while experimenting with nanowires on their work terms, and their findings were published to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Electron Device Letters. Read more about their discovery here.

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SFU Partners with The Next 36

Professional Associations and Clubs

SFU has partnered with The Next 36 to provide mentorship, venture capital and educational opportunities to a select group of 36 entrepreneurial minded  students and recent grads across Canada. Find out more about the program and SFU's February 7th announcement.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 11070 reads | 0 comments
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Get Involved: Engage Your Faculty!

Life Experience

We hope that you have settled into the groove of the new semester, having survived the chaotic first week of locating where your lecture is, and who the smartest-looking kid in your class is. While academics are of priority, you may want to consider how you might get involved with your faculty. Here’s an opportunity for you to expand your passion for what you are studying, be represented in your academic experience, and perhaps get some clarity about your career options and opportunities.

By: Mike Wong 4947 reads | 0 comments
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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Co-operative Education

In 2011, Marianna Adamian won the IABC/BC Student Communicator of the Year Award. Her successful communication plan focused on a series of presentations she gave as part of her co-op job. Since winning the SCOY award, Marianna has been presented with fantastic networking opportunities, volunteer positions, and prospective job placements.

By: Claire Woodbridge 7009 reads | 0 comments
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Taking it One Day at a Time with Roger Takahashi

BPKSA

Roger Takahashi, strength and conditioning coach for the Vancouver Canucks, talked to BPK students about the steps he took to get where he is and how to follow a career path you love

By: Elizabeth Moffat 8380 reads | 0 comments
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Project Management 101

SFSS

What is project management and why is it an important skill to have before graduation? Read on to find out more about what it is and how project management experiences can differentiate you from your competition in the professional world.

By: Dennis Chen 6670 reads | 0 comments
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Opting for the Extracurricular: An Interview with PR Exec Stephanie Vicic

Career Planning


Trying to decide whether devoting your time to a club or professional association is right for you? Public Relations Executive, IABC member and former Communication Co-op student Stephanie Vicic gives insight into the value of pursuing the extracurricular. Read on!

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Starting a Career in Communications with IABC

Starting a Career in Communications

Co-op student Arthur Yee explores his career path in Communications by getting involved in professional events presented by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

By: Arthur Yee 21081 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: Twitter Vs. Carrier-Pigeon

CSI Blog

We are now the post modernists. We are slowly moving away from the target population of advertisements into the strange and illustrious world of being grown-ups, having jobs, and being self sufficient.  We are also unfortunate enough to be the “in-between” generation in terms of technology.  Our parents, while inferior in email technology, excel at verbal communication.

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Student Profiles: Colleen and Iris on their AIESEC Experience

Volunteering

As you’ll see below, AIESEC provides many students the platform to discover and develop their leadership potential. AIESEC is completely powered by students who volunteer their time. Its Global Internship Program allows students to acquire international work experience.

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Student Profile: Cheryl Tan On Her AIESEC Experience

Student Spotlight

AIESEC (pronounced “eye-sek”) is the largest student-run organization in the world. It offers students the ability to gain leadership skills by promoting its Global Internship Program.  It prides itself as the international platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential.

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