Career Services


SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator: Meet Trina Setah


Meet Trina Setah, Simon Fraser University's first ever Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator! In part one of this two-part series, Trina introduces herself, her backgound and discusses her own personal journey into this role at SFU. She also speaks about the role itself and what she enjoys most about working in the co-op program.  

By: Trina Setah 2124 reads | 0 comments

3 Reasons Why There's No Rush to Finish Your Degree


Matthew enters his fourth year with a newfound perspective on graduation. His time working for SFU Career and Volunteer Services has taught him that when it comes to education, there should be no rush. Here, he shares his top 3 reasons why!

By: Matthew Furtado 4722 reads | 0 comments

6 Things Communication Students Can Include In Their Portfolio

Communication, Art and Technology

Although important, your resume and cover letter don't do your skills complete justice. So, instead of simply telling a potential employer what you can do, Karen Leung discusses how to show them through selecting specific items to build your portfolio. 

By: Karen Leung 2757 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

Professional Development

Jack, sets out to hear insights from the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor. In this interview, we hear her thoughts about the program and working with Career Peers.

By: Jack Zhou 2582 reads | 0 comments

The Payoff of Perseverance

Work Search

Raymon Gulati faced his fears by interviewing with BlackBerry, landing a fantastic job, and learning that his talent & skills could successfully overcome what seemed to be his biggest obstacle.

By: Raymon Gulati 4072 reads | 0 comments

"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

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Nicole has learned to plan,  promote and execute Career Services events, create promotional displays for web and print using Adobe Creative Suite, and use her writing skills to create blog postings for SFU's CSI blog, among her other daily activities. Read on to find out what else she learned as an SFU Career Services SPA. 

By: Nicole Strutt 5236 reads | 0 comments

Launching a Career in Sustainability

Sustainability Opportunities

Just a couple years ago, most people would think of sustainability careers as jobs in tree-planting companies or advocacy groups.  You will now find a wide variety of sustainability related jobs in many new and unexpected industries.

By: SFU Career Services 1648 reads | 0 comments

Nailing Interviews Part 2: In the Interview


We last left off during the pre-departure training for the grand mission known to everyone as an interview. Catch up with the trainees as they go into their next campaign - the actual interview.

By: Kelsey Newsham 3931 reads | 0 comments

Dave's Diary: How Do Career Professionals Help?

CSI Blog

I know full well the value of talking to a career professional (if I didn't I'd be in trouble). It's knowledge that I take for granted, and every now and then I'm made aware of the fact that this isn't common knowledge - in fact, most people probably have no idea what they can get from working with a career professional!

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 2664 reads | 0 comments

Job Search: All you need is persistence and preparation!

Career Services

Job searching requires a lot of work and effort, but there are two important factors that will help you succeed. Read on to find out how you can land your dream job!

By: theraywang 1941 reads | 0 comments
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