Career Services


6 Things Communication Students Can Include In Their Portfolio

portfolio building

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 643 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

Peer Education

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 1402 reads | 0 comments

The Payoff of Perseverance


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 3242 reads | 0 comments

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


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 3317 reads | 0 comments

Launching a Career in Sustainability

Career Services

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 1414 reads | 0 comments

Nailing Interviews Part 2: In the Interview

Career Services

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 3138 reads | 0 comments

Dave's Diary: How Do Career Professionals Help?

Professional Development

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 1937 reads | 0 comments

Job Search: All you need is persistence and preparation!

interview preparation

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 1371 reads | 0 comments

Summer will be here in no time... are you ready?

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Is winter the time to think about your summer job? Yes! Whether or not you know what you want to do when you graduate, the summer season can help you prepare.   

By: SFU Career Services 2711 reads | 0 comments

Becoming a Global Citizen: Are You on Track?


“Global Citizenship” is a term that is popping up more and more.  Some say global citizenship is a way of thinking, others say it is about self-awareness and awareness of others, and still others say it is participating in the social and political life of one’s community.

By: Grace Lee 2123 reads | 0 comments
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