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SFU Aboriginal Stategic Plan [Part 1]: What is it?

Indigenous

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

 

By: Laura Forsythe 1468 reads | 0 comments
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Do You Have What it Takes to Work for Multiple People?

Working for SFU

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 1796 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Arts and Social Sciences

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 2381 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 4]: Finding the Right Job

Co-op Reflections

Are you a Computing Science Co-op Student and wondering what the right job is for you?  How do you decide what the right job is for you, especially when software is becoming a huge part in every industry? Dylan breaks down “finding the right job”.  This is part four of four.

By: Dylan Hawkins 992 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 3]: The Ingredients of an Effective Engineer

Series

How do you go from course work to real world projects? Dylan shares how his courses and co-op have helped him to be a better engineer.  This is part three of four.

By: Dylan Hawkins 896 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 2]: Interviews

Co-op Reflections

Are you a Computing Science Student about to be interviewed?  Dylan shares interview tips, personal anecdotes, and learn how to prepare yourself for your next interview.  This is part two of five.

By: Dylan Hawkins 1173 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

Love Your Neighbour

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 1406 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 1]: Meet Dylan

electronic arts

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 2122 reads | 0 comments
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3 Ways to Kill Writer’s Block and Clarify Your Message

Communication

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

By: Kerstin Butzelaar 2134 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: A Letter to A Reader

Volunteer Experience

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 1146 reads | 0 comments
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