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Alumni Spotlight: Laurie Dawkins

OLC Blog

Like a modern day Goldilocks, Laurie Dawkins, a Communication Co-op alumna, spent many years trying out various roles to find the one that was just right. Now, as an award-winning, senior communications professional, Laurie shared how her experience with SFU Co-op shaped how she approached her career.

By: Pauline Leoncio 12117 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Life Experience

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

 

By: Jao Dantes 10750 reads | 0 comments
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How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Co-op Reflections

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 11961 reads | 0 comments
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Health Sciences Degree Opens Doors to World Travel

Health Sciences

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 8828 reads | 0 comments
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5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

Co-op

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 13722 reads | 0 comments
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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 14611 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

Life Experience

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 14326 reads | 0 comments
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Where Are They Now? Profile: Eric Cai

Science

SFU alumnus, Eric Cai provides his insights and reflections of the journey to work after graduation, discussing challenges faced and goals reached along the way.

By: Eric Cai 13735 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Communique

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 7832 reads | 0 comments
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Top 3 Reasons to Consider an Extension and Job Rotation

Other

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 11331 reads | 0 comments
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