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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 1]: Meet Dylan

Computing Science

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 1962 reads | 0 comments
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3 Ways to Kill Writer’s Block and Clarify Your Message

Communique

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

By: Kerstin Butzelaar 1961 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: A Letter to A Reader

Series

Why do you volunteer? There are many reasons why people volunteer for both professional and personal reasons. This is a personal article on why I volunteer at specific organizations. 

By: Stephen Kaita 1038 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: The Social Media Network (SFUSMN)

SFUSMN

This week, Emily features The Social Media Network as the SFU Club of the Week. Read about how their activities aim to increase students' professional social media prowess!

By: Emily Co 2085 reads | 0 comments
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Be Social! 5 Tips on using Social Media for Business

Co-operative Education

Will your workplace require you to tweet? Ashley explains how to run social media accounts for a business.

By: Ashley Gregerson 1792 reads | 0 comments
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The Other Side: What Employers Want to Hear During an Interview

Human Resources

While completing her co-op with posAbilities, Jordana Fridman had the opportunity to observe the other side of the interview process. Here's her insight into what employers are really looking for.

By: Jordana Fridman 3103 reads | 0 comments
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Come Prepared: Succeed at a Career Fair

Communication

SFU Fairs Week is coming! Get the most out of attending by being prepared to impress potential employers. Haleh explains what her co-op term with SFU's Career Services taught her about presenting oneself professionally at a career fair.

By: Haleh Pashaei 2212 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Tech for the Non-­Technical

Workplace Transition
No experience in the tech industry? Break in anyway! Communication and Economics Co-op student Terence Chu shares tips he learned firsthand as a Technical Writer for Ericsson, a multinational Swedish telecommunications corporation.
By: Terence Chu 2333 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 4 Reasons to Become a Coach

Career Exploration

Coaches. We have had them since we were five-years-old in sports, academics, or life. Throughout the years, we learn from other people, and this has had an influence on who we become. This is an article on reasons to become a coach. 

By: Stephen Kaita 1155 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Ready for Math-related Classes in the New Semester

Top Tip Lists

Many university classes require a lot of math and problem-solving. Eric Cai, an SFU alumni currently working in statistics, shares his top tips on how to excel in these challenging courses.  

By: Eric Cai 1750 reads | 0 comments
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