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A Discussion/Disclosure Regarding Professional Development in the Arts

Career Exploration

Professional development in contemporary arts, in a post-secondary setting, is problematic. What is the responsibility of the university? What does professional development for artists look like? Kevin answers these questions and more.

By: Kevin Day 10033 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Do a Co-op Term with the Feds? (The Answer is Yes)

Special Event Planning

Emily recounts her co-op term working with the Feds at Service Canada. 

By: Emily Edwards 8882 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories: Deborah L. Smith

Career Exploration

"The road has been a long one and filled with many stops and starts. I would say never be afraid of having to do things over and over again because failure is not weakness or "bad". It's a way to know how to move forward." 

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5 Signs You Should Work For A Non-Profit

Non-profit

Many students enter communications with the hopes of landing a glamorous, high-paying job. In this article, Celine makes a case for why you may want to consider a less glamorous, but highly rewarding career in the non-profit sector.

By: Celine Diaz 2664 reads | 0 comments
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Changing Perspectives: How Co-op Helped Me See the Bigger Picture

Career Exploration

I started university with the intention of going to medical school. However, co-op has helped me see that there are so many more possibilities in the field of healthcare. In my article, I discuss my co-op experience and the lessons I learned along the way.

By: Ornela Polovina 9450 reads | 0 comments
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How to Maximize Your Return on University Investment: Part II – Reach Out to People Outside SFU

Convocation Reflections

In Part 2 of this series, Jenny shares about maximizing your university investment through different networking channels such as mentorship programs and professional associations. Jenny highlights her own fears of networking, how she overcame them and ultimately, what she learned from these experiences.

By: Jenny Vo 9496 reads | 0 comments
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How to Maximize Your Return on University Investment: Part I – Get Involved and Utilize On-Campus Resources

Co-operative Education

Have you ever wondered why you should go to university and what you have done to make your university life meaningful? Have you ever been in a situation where you have no clue of what to do with your life and how to start making every penny of your tuition fees worth it? Have you ever felt frightened when thinking about your future career? I was in the same position so I want to share some tips on how to not regret going to school and how to get ready to face your future!

By: Jenny Vo 7627 reads | 0 comments
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Three Tips for Working from Home

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Richard Ainscough's first co-op semester was different from a lot of the co-op positions students typically apply for. For Richard, his first work term was a self-directed co-op where he worked mainly from home.  

By: Richard Ainscough 2686 reads | 0 comments
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Give Agency a Chance: Why You Should Consider a Work Term in an Agency

Communique

Ever consider working for a communications agency? Terence Chu certainly has. Currently in a co-op position for global communications consulting agency FleishmanHillard, Terence presents three reasons why working in an agency is a wise career move.

By: Terence Chu 2853 reads | 0 comments
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Teaching English Abroad? Top 5 Tips for Success

Speech Sciences

Adrian Quiroz is a fourth year student of French, Linguistics, and Speech Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He taught English in France for eight months and shares his tips for success.

By: Adrian Quiroz 3279 reads | 0 comments
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