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

Working Students

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


By: Jao Dantes 10415 reads | 0 comments

How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator


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 11363 reads | 0 comments

Health Sciences Degree Opens Doors to World Travel

Global Health

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 8733 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 11291 reads | 0 comments

5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term


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 12158 reads | 0 comments

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 13932 reads | 0 comments

Where Are They Now? Profile: Eric Cai


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 10881 reads | 0 comments

Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere


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 7484 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 11072 reads | 0 comments

4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School


We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 12264 reads | 0 comments
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