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Networking Anxiety? Just Do It!

CSI Blog

I wouldn’t classify myself as one of those people who can walk into a room and meet people easily. Though I’ve been making an effort to push the boundaries of my comfort zone, I’ve always been an introvert by nature. Unfortunately, as a business student, networking seems like an important skill to learn.

By: Jennifer Gutzmann 1369 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Peoples' Career Stories

Indigenous Peoples Career Stories

Listen to our Panel from various walks of life introduce themselves and discuss their backgrounds, their education, the obstacles they have overcome. These Aboriginal representatives are here to answer tell their story and answer your questions.

 

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We’re All Actors: CSI Interviews First Nations Actor Justin Rain

CSI Blog

“Whenever there is an opportunity to share my experience with people, it usually doesn’t take much for me to jump on board,” states Justin Rain when I ask him about his experiences at a recent event co-hosted by Career Services and the Indigenous Student Centre.

By: David Lindskoog 1598 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: My First Month

Co-operative Education

Elizabeth Moffat started an 8-month co-op term with the Telus marketing department in Spring 2012. She wrote about the ups and downs of her co-op experience, and reflects on what she learned about the job and herself.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 1188 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Non-Profit Sector, Part One

Effie Garcia

2011 EVENT RECAP: Five panelists came to speak to students about how they ended up with their current profession, life lessons they learned along the way, and addressed the many questions students had about the nature of the non-profit sector. Here are the stories the panelists have to share with you.

By: Sonya Reznitsky 1506 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Non-Profit Sector, Part Two: Addressing the Myths

Bridging Opportunities with Business

Part 2 of our recap of the Working in the Non-Profit Sector event that took place on March 30, 2011. After sharing their educational and career experiences, the panelists addressed a variety of myths about the sector. 

By: Sonya Reznitsky 806 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Non-Profit Sector Panel: A rewarding career path?

ENGAGE

2010 EVENT RECAP: How do you acquire a successful and rewarding career? For five professionals, it was working for community organizations in the non-profit sector. The non-profit sector gave them the opportunity to contribute their professional skills, experiences and passions to advance their career while making a positive difference in their communities. Recently, they sat down with SFU students and shared their personal stories and journey to their current positions.

By: gmc2 999 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Volunteer for Your Career

Volunteer

Volunteering is one of the quickest and easiest ways to meet new people, learn new skills and advance your career. So, before you say "no" to a volunteer opportunity that you think you don't have time for, consider the learning and career possibilities it may lead you to if you said "yes".

By: gmc2 3102 reads | 2 comments
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Avoid The Top Five Career Mistakes That Students Make!

Avoid The Top Five Career Mistakes That Students Make

Don't take chances on your job, learn from the advices of others and build yourself a smart career path. Wil will help you out!

 

By: Wil Fraser 1131 reads | 0 comments
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Cover Letters: The Beginning Is All or Nothing

Series

Has someone ever told you that your cover letter needs to have an “eye-catching” and interesting beginning? Well, this is no myth.  Recently, my sister who works in Human Resources has told me horror stories about the cover letters that she is subjected to reading.

By: Stephanie Juy 1532 reads | 0 comments
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