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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Student Spotlight

In this Vlog, SFU Communication Co-op student Jao Dantes explains his typical work day working for Simon Fraser University. 


By: Jao Dantes 985 reads | 0 comments

SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator: Co-op for Aboriginal Students


Trina Setah is Simon Fraser University's first ever Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator. In the second and final part of this two-part series, Trina talks co-op and employment for Aboriginal students at SFU, the benefits and challenges as well as how to get involved in SFU's reputable co-op program. 

By: Trina Setah 1651 reads | 0 comments

SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator: Meet Trina Setah


Meet Trina Setah, Simon Fraser University's first ever Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator! In part one of this two-part series, Trina introduces herself, her backgound and discusses her own personal journey into this role at SFU. She also speaks about the role itself and what she enjoys most about working in the co-op program.  

By: Trina Setah 1665 reads | 0 comments

How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Top Tip Lists

Imagine you get paid to create multiple *twooshes* a day, curate funny gifs, browse Instagram, post awesome pictures and share on Facebook. Yes, being a Social Media Coordinator is very fun, but one must not neglect these four important points to be one.

By: Jessica Christina Hardi 1760 reads | 0 comments

Health Sciences Degree Opens Doors to World Travel

Student Spotlight

What do you do with a BA in Health Sciences focusing on global health? For Lauren Shandley, this has meant combining her technical expertise and love of travel to better the lives of others around the globe.   

By: Diane Luckow 1584 reads | 0 comments

5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!


In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 1874 reads | 0 comments

5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Life Experience

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 2649 reads | 0 comments

5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life


During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 3470 reads | 0 comments

Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Working Students

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 822 reads | 0 comments

Top 3 Reasons to Consider an Extension and Job Rotation


Kim began her co-op work term at BlackBerry despite having never applied for the position. This opportunity sparked her interest in tech, which resulted in an extension and job rotation. In this article, Kim presents 3 reasons why you too should accept a co-op extension and job rotation.

By: Kim Leung 3038 reads | 0 comments
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