Career Services

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How COVID Kickstarted My Career

SFU Career Services

Last summer, my sister and I were excited to travel to Europe. As you can probably guess, that did not happen. But from the gloom of cancelling our dream trip, something positive emerged - an important conversation and a new direction that kickstarted my career.

By: Hannah Nielsen 444 reads | 0 comments
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Career Peer Experiences During COVID-19: A Wonderful Opportunity

Career Peers

Who are SFU’s Career Peers? What was it like to be onboarded and trained remotely? What are they up to on the (virtual) campus this semester? Sharon Gill, a Career Peer at Career & Volunteer Services at SFU, tells us all.

By: Haebin Pan 1196 reads | 0 comments
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Adventurous Vibes: Your Guide to an Incredible Study Experience in Canada

Communication, Art and Technology

Are you thinking of studying in Canada? Are you about to arrive or have recently landed? Make the most of your experience with these tips for studying abroad.

By: admin 3494 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons Why There's No Rush to Finish Your Degree

Co-op Reflections

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 19524 reads | 0 comments
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6 Things Communication Students Can Include In Their Portfolio

Co-op

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 10999 reads | 0 comments
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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 13787 reads | 0 comments
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The Payoff of Perseverance

professional development

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 7043 reads | 0 comments
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"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

Career Exploration

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 15745 reads | 0 comments
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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 3399 reads | 0 comments
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Nailing Interviews Part 2: In the Interview

interview questions

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 20629 reads | 0 comments
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