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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 2]: Not Raspberry Pie, but Raspberry Pi

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.  This is part 2 of a 4 part series.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 145 reads | 0 comments
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3 Tips for a Successful Internship Away from Home

Travel

The beauty of working in a city away from home is that as much as it provides you with opportunities to advance your career, it provides you with even more opportunities for personal growth.

By: Charisse Trinidad 823 reads | 0 comments
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The Science AL!VE Insider [Part 1]: “Who here thinks Science is cool?!”

Science

From chemical reactions that hit the roof of our lecture halls, to trips to remote regions of Northern BC, this is an account of some anecdotes and experiences of my first co-op term, working for Science AL!VE in the summer of 2014, teaching children about the field of study that I love myself.

By: Lea Sanchez Milde 277 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women's Shelter

Be an advocate for gender equality, and volunteer with the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women's Shelter. They are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing support to women who may be experiencing sexual or physical abuse. Click through to read more!

By: Loren Catotal 418 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Stategic Plan [Part 1]: What is it?

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Do you know how SFU decides how to Indigenize the University?

 

By: Laura Forsythe 635 reads | 0 comments
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Do You Have What it Takes to Work for Multiple People?

Communique

Working for multiple people may sound daunting, but the experience has taught me some very valuable skills. Here are the three I found were the most important to utilize when working for many people at once.

By: Kristine Wu 1108 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Workplace Success

When trying to get hired, I hardly considered the prospect of actually working. I was more concerned with building professional resumes and appearing impressive at interviews. Upon landing my first co-op, however, I suddenly realized that I would need to perform in a strange, new environment – one I knew nothing about!

By: Miranda Lindsay 1669 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

Professional Associations and Clubs

This week's SFU Club of the Week is the SFU Chapter of Love Your Neighbour. Here's a spotlight on this club that has expanded to offer local and international opportunities for students.

By: Emily Co 840 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 1]: Meet Dylan

Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide

Meet Dylan, a fourth year computing science student at Simon Fraser University with over a year of co-op experience spanning two large companies: SAP and Electronic Arts. He shares his unique perspective on Computing Science Co-op and offers advice for students on topics such as interview techniques and software engineering tips.  This post is part one of four.

By: Dylan Hawkins 1125 reads | 0 comments
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3 Ways to Kill Writer’s Block and Clarify Your Message

article writing

Struggling with writer’s block? Clear the hurdle by clarifying your message with these helpful tips.

By: Kerstin Butzelaar 1188 reads | 0 comments
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