Helping you get ahead of your career

Take advantage of the many options at SFU which can lead to a successful career.

Check out these key tools to help you get a head start on your career.

Level up your career development superpowers!

Connect with people who are doing what you're curious about!

Career Roadmap

Career Mindset

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Explore things you can do BEYOND your course requirements! You don’t need all the answers now, but it’s a good idea to start engaging.

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Your degree develop numerous transferrable skills that open up opportunities in different sectors. You’re also developing skills outside of your classes too.

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They all add up! Your experience within and beyond your classes are developing you professionally and personally.  The knowledge, skills, and experience are all connected!

Take Action

EARLY ON

Pay attention to what interests you and find out how you can learn more about it.

MID-WAY

Research options you’re curious about like events on campus, workshops, and online tools.

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Based on your experiences, what have you learned about yourself and your future possibilities?

CAREER SUPPORTS

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ONLINE RESOURCES

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN…?

This is your first step to exploring opportunities in your area of study and beyond. Expand your career ideas and see where different majors could lead you.

Explore your Opportunities

MyExperience

Job board which organizations post part-time and full-time work opportunities, as well as volunteer opportunities specifically for SFU students and alumni.

Discover the Platform

Career Cruising

Information on occupations and possible career paths, along with “related careers” section to explore similar occupations.

Go Cruising

SFU Interview Prep

Interview tool that lets you choose practice questions, record yourself for playback, and enable you to refine and hone your responses for virtual and in-person interview.

Ace the Interview

Online Masterclass - Land the perfect job with Linkedin

The LinkedIn Guys online course will help build a profile you love, start networking with alumni and other leads, and learn how to use the platform with ease.

Build your Profile

Additional CVS resources

Want more information?  Check out the resources curated by educators at SFU Career and Volunteer Services.

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Hybrid Workshops

Gain clarity about what’s important to you and how you want to show up in the world, discover more career-life options and create action plans to make informed decisions about your future.

UPCOMING DATES

January 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Explore potential next steps for your future and hone your ability to job search effectively. Gain ideas, some tools and actionable steps to help plan your future after SFU!

UPCOMING DATE

January 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Tips to help you effectively present your education, experiences, and strengths for maximum impact on your resume and position your LinkedIn profile to show up on recruiters' searches.

UPCOMING DATES

February 7, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Deveop the skills and confidence to answer challenging interview questions and connect authentically with employers. Gain clarity from recruiters on industry insights and career possibilities.

UPCOMING DATES

February 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

 

Career Information

Scheduled for Fall and Spring semesters, the virtual platform connects job seekers to organizations for full-time, part-time, volunteer, and educational opportunities. Not sure if you’re ready? Attend prep sessions on career topics such as virtual networking, resume, and wellness in job search. Expore the fair!

Departmental Career Events

FASS departments organize alumni career panel discussion and similar career events.  Be inspired by alumni who were studying the same major as you and now working in many diverse careers.  Look out for event announcements from departments’ websites and newsletters. Find your department!

Consider Co-op

The skills and abilities that Arts and Social Sciences students are known for – from critical thinking and communications, to research and analysis - are highly-regarded by employers in all sectors. In Co-op, you’ll explore career options, earning a competitive income and building your resume before you graduate. Learn more!

 

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I'm the Career Education Manager for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services (CVS).

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