CMNSU Alumni Feature: Alumni Interview – Jeff Scheffel

Alumni Interview

Jeff Scheffel, Community Developer at Volunteer Burnaby, discusses the diversity of a job in the not-for-profit sector, the importance of collaboration, volunteering, and encourages Communication students not to underestimate their skillset. 

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Advice from a Marketing Communications Professional: Ryan Paulson, Director of Marketing & Communications at Blenz Coffee


Director of marketing and communications for Blenz Coffee and graduate of SFU’s Public Relations Certificate program, Ryan Paulson, shares invaluable advice about the modern communication industry – his own career path, what he looks for in new-hires and tips for current SFU Communication students to be professionally competitive after graduation.

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What You Can Do Now to Make Your Resume Stand Out After Graduation


If you want to use your degree to kick-start your career, it’s just as important to build up other relevant experiences for your resume. In fact, that’s what can help your resume stand out from the rest! And the best time to start is before you graduate. 

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Strategic Volunteering: Lessons From a Mature Student


Averyl from SFU Public Square shares some insights from experiences volunteering, and has created this list of tips to help you get the most out of your volunteer positions!

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Community Within Campus: The SFU Women’s Centre


Erika outlines some of The Women's Centre's projects as well as some past and upcoming events. Check it out to learn more about one of SFU's oldest campus amenities.

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Volunteer with FIFA in 2014 and 2015


Learn about exciting volunteer opportunities available to you coast to coast with FIFA's 2014 U-20 Women's World Cup and 2015 Women's World Cup.

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CEVF 2013 Recap - Part 2

BIG Fair

A look at some of the attendees of the Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair, part of The BIG Fair 2013, including The Celebral Palsy Association of BC, Semiahmoo House Society, Canadian Cancer Society, and Surrey Crime Prevention Society.

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What Can You Do Every Year?


With Convocation happening this week, it gets us all to think about the time it will be our turn to walk across the stage and get our parchment. What do you plan on doing once you graduate? This article will be sharing tips on what you can to do for your career every year.

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Aboriginal Student for a Day Event

Indigenous Volunteer Stories

The RSTC Aboriginal Student for a Day event will strive to match secondary students with SFU students that they can “shadow” for a half day of studies. Volunteers and “shadows” will be matched based upon their academic and vocational interests and aspirations.

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5 Must-know Tips for Successful Job Search

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Finding a job after graduation is definitely a nerve-wrecking thought and thing to do. However, with some preparation and tips in advance, job searching can become less tedious. Find out how you can prepare for job searching and what you should expect during your job seeking journey!

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