International

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Handshakes from Around the World

Handshake

Imagine: Its the first meeting and your nerves are slowly creepy up inside you. You prepare your hand by wiping the small beads of sweat that have formed off onto your pants. Then, suddenly, just as you reach out, they...they...they bow? Not all cultures practice the same greeting, read on to discover different greetings from around the world.


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Minding the Gaps While Working Abroad

International

'Please mind the gap'. To those who have visited England's transportation system these words of caution are heard throughout the day. But for Co-op alumnus Jeanette LeBlanc, the words took on new meaning while working in London during her year-long adventure.

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International Studies: Experiences Abroad Set Students Apart

Politics

International Studies (IS) is a fairly new faculty at SFU. How can students in IS market their unique perspectives and skill set to potential employers? Read on for advice from Jan Bérubé, Manager of Academic & Administrative Services for the School for International Studies, and for some upcoming events with international-focused employers.

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From foreigner to family: My Co-op term in India

Phone Interview

Matt learned the true meaning of an international experience while working in India with SAP Business Objects. The OLC sat down with Matt upon his return to discover how he went from being an unknown foreigner to part of Indias big family during his short stay there.

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International Spotlight: Korea

SFU International

Bordered by China, Russia, and separated from Japan by the Korea Strait, Korea makes for a strong international hub of Asia.

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