Alumni Spotlight: Laurie Dawkins

Communication, Art and Technology

Like a modern day Goldilocks, Laurie Dawkins, a Communication Co-op alumna, spent many years trying out various roles to find the one that was just right. Now, as an award-winning, senior communications professional, Laurie shared how her experience with SFU Co-op shaped how she approached her career.

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The Cover Letter Blind Date


We’ve all been there, wanting to impress our cute blind date -- feeling great in the moments when the conversation flows – and not so much in the moments when it stalls out.

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Info Sessions: Take Action!

Employer Information Session

So you’re finally sitting at that employer’s info session – professional clothes, business cards in hand, phone (hopefully) on silent – and you wonder; why am I here? What purpose does presenting myself in this manner achieve? Well, you’re about to find out…

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Employer Profile: Research In Motion


Are you interested in working at Research In Motion? Read on to find out what RIM looks for in a Co-op student hire!


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We Are All Canucks: Dreams Come True

Vancouver Canucks

What if you could score your dream job? Through a lot of hard work, dedication, and determination, Canucks.com writer Derek Jory did just that when he landed himself with the career he had dreamed of since he was a little boy.

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We Are All Canucks: From Intern to Web Coordinator

Alumni Spotlight

Do you worry about making the transition from a student to a full-time employee? Well stop fretting and read on to find out how SFU alumnus Karen Sum transitioned from a Canucks intern to a full-time Canucks.com website coordinator.

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