Job and Volunteering Postings

Job Posting: Design Jams & Drawing/Design contest

February 21, 2019

These opportunities are organized through Student Engagement and Retention as part of the Student Experience Initiative (SEI). The focus area is building community and a sense of belonging.

Peer Idea Activator – paid student opportunity open till March 1

SFU Student Engagement and Retention is recruiting for Peer Idea Activators, a dynamic student leadership opportunity to lead idea generation initiatives. This opportunity is open to all SFU students.

Are you interested in gaining skills in human-centered design, leadership and community engagement?

Learn more and apply now via my Involvement (posting ID: 4788) by Friday March 1. For job posting inquiries, contact Precious Ile at

Design Jams – Idea storm with free food! FREE ongoing event

Join us for free food and a peer-to-peer idea activation opportunity to improve social and community life on campus. More Details and Free registration

At a design jam, we do ideastorming with lego, storyboards, and get your creative energy in motion!

We want to generate actionable ideas that will be implemented as part of the Student Experience Initiative (SEI) - Building community and a sense of belonging

  • Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays bi-weekly.
  • Location: SFU Burnaby: Student Central - MBC 3000
  • Upcoming jams: 4:00PM on February (26, 28), March (12, 14, 26, 28) and April (2, 4)
  • SFU Surrey: Mezzanine, during Surrey Games Lounge at the Peer Idea Activator booth.
  • Drop in on Wednesdays - Feb 6, Feb 13, Mar 6, Mar 20, Mar 27 and April 3

Contact us at  to share your ideas and get involved.

Enter the Drawing and Design Contest by March 8 for a chance to win an SFU bookstore gift card!

Drawing/Design challenge: Pick a space on any of the 3 campuses, draw or design online what you would do to recreate that space to make it more comfortable for student use.

Include a brief description of your idea.

No drawing or design expertise required.  Email your submission to by March 8 at 5:00PM for a chance to win an SFU Bookstore gift card!

Guidelines: Your submission must include a location on any of the campuses, a new design for that space, a brief description of what you’d do to the space and what kinds of things you think that space should be used for!

All submissions will be shared with members of the Student Experience Initiative focused on building community and a sense of belonging. Students will vote on their favourite submission!

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