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How COVID Kickstarted My Career

Volunteering

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 478 reads | 0 comments
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15 Amazing Perks of Being an SFU Student

Life Experience

Not many people know about all the perks of being an SFU student, such as huge discounts, free access to normally paid services, and cheaper subscriptions to popular products. Here is a list of everything you can take advantage of as an SFU student!

 

By: Emily Feng 1943 reads | 0 comments
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Career Peer Experiences During COVID-19: A Wonderful Opportunity

Leadership

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 1218 reads | 0 comments
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Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

job market

Senior Career Peer Michael Ford writes about the importance of indispensable and eternal human skills for a career that thrives in times of crisis or calm.

By: Michael Ford 7615 reads | 0 comments
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An Insider's Guide to Successful Work Search

Career Exploration

Hey Job Seeker! SFU's Career Education Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Career Peer Francis Mercurio, share essential tips to help you get noticed and get hired. 

By: Deanne Esdale | Career Education Specialist with Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 2331 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for SFU Students During COVID

Summer Jobs

COVID has made it tougher to find jobs this summer, but there are still some good opportunities to expand your skillset through volunteering – even if you are stuck at home. Whether you are looking for remote opportunities or want to support front line workers, here are some ideas to navigate your search.

By: Sara Rahnama 5867 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Summer Work During COVID? Here’s Where to Find Jobs

Career Exploration

If your summer job was cancelled, you’re not alone. Students are facing tough summer job prospects due to COVID, but there are opportunities out there. Here are the industries and companies hiring. 

By: Jill Eddy 7737 reads | 0 comments
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Take a Chance: The Co-op Edition

Co-op

In my first semester, I had no idea what type of co-op position I was looking for. This was somewhat stressful, but what helped was keeping an open mind to a range of positions, and taking a chance!

By: Alexander Kler 904 reads | 0 comments
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