Don’t Panic: Tips from industry for graduating students


Are you graduating soon and are panicking about job searching in the “real world”? If so, read on to find out what some successful SFU alumni and co-op employers are saying about what grads can do to stand out.

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The Myth of the Career Plan

Career Planning

What's your plan? With so many academic options open to you at SFU, it can be puzzling enough trying to decide on your major, much less a long-term career. But speak to any SFU career advisor and what you'll hear might bring you some calm: there is no set career plan.

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Working in the Non-Profit Sector Panel: A rewarding career path?

Carolyn Sinclair

2010 EVENT RECAP: How do you acquire a successful and rewarding career? For five professionals, it was working for community organizations in the non-profit sector. The non-profit sector gave them the opportunity to contribute their professional skills, experiences and passions to advance their career while making a positive difference in their communities. Recently, they sat down with SFU students and shared their personal stories and journey to their current positions.

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Working with Grace: Volunteer for Your Career

Volunteer Services

Volunteering is one of the quickest and easiest ways to meet new people, learn new skills and advance your career. So, before you say "no" to a volunteer opportunity that you think you don't have time for, consider the learning and career possibilities it may lead you to if you said "yes".

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Natural Factors Group
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Natural Factors is Canada’s leader in the development, formulation and manufacture of nutritional supplements for the natural health store market. For more than 50 years, the company has supplied North American consumers with vitamin, mineral, herbal and specialty supplements they trust to protect their families’ health.
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QC - Analyst

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Writer's Corner


The go-to place for volunteer writers for all the resources you’ll need for writing for the OLC.

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Make a Difference This Holiday Season


There is no better time to think about helping others than during the traditional season of giving. And because many charitable organizations kick into high gear during the holidays, there is no shortage of opportunities to contribute your time and talents. So why not try volunteering this holiday season?

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A World Without Borders


Meet some SFU students who are part of Engineers Without Borders, working to bring aid to African countries. Students from all faculties are encouraged to get involved.

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Voting: Child's Play?

School of Public Policy

As a democratic country, voting is our primary way as citizens to contribute to the way our country is run, and yet in the last election only 65% of Canadians turned out at the polls - part of a trend that has seen a steady decline over the last ten years. In the 18-24 demographic only 44% cast a vote! Is this a political stance against the choices available or do Canadians (especially young Canadians) just not care?

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Volunteer Tips: Getting Started & Online Search


Want to find a meaningful volunteer opportunity but don’t know where or how to start? Check out Francisco’s tips on getting started in your volunteer search and online resources to help you find what you’re looking for.

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