Do you feel stuck in your job search at this time? Do you need someone who will listen supportively to your concerns, answer your burning questions, and offer thoughtful feedback on your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile?
Career Peers are here to support you – the students and recent grads of SFU.
Career Peers advise on creating resumes, writing cover letters, and using LinkedIn tools to build a professional online presence. Career Peers build SFU students up through outreach, events, and education, with a team of like-minded individuals.
In support of social distancing during COVID, Career Peers have transitioned all services online and deliver 1:1 virtual consultations through Zoom (sfu.zoom.us).
Career Peers are available Monday to Friday in the morning, afternoon, and evening hours. Call 778-782-3106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find the best appointment time for your schedule.
Become a Career Peer
Are you interested in developing career-related skills while learning techniques for educating and advising other SFU students? Become a Career Peer Educator! Career Peers receive training from Professional Career Educators, learn to provide meaningful services and have opportunities to form valuable relationships.
This is a volunteer position that will take 50-60 hours of commitment per term, over 3 terms. The first term is an online Canvas course. The second and third terms are your active terms.
Recruitment for Career Peers is closed. Please check back next year for more details on recruitment.
If you are curious and would like more information, call 778.782.3106 or email questions to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Peer Outreaches & Workshops
One-on-one consultations with SFU students
SFU FCAT Online Resume Workshop
Tabling presence at Career Fairs and Campus Club Days
Fraser International College Online Resume Workshop
Career Peers career building with SFU students and clubs
TD Surrey CEC Online Resume Workshop
Blog Post: How COVID Kickstarted My Career
COVID-19 forced Career Peer Hannah to cancel her summer trip, which enabled her to seek out a fantastic new volunteer opportunity that further advanced her career development. View her blog post here.
Blog Post: Reflections on Career Exploration at The West Coast Virtual Fair
See how Career Peer Julia finds confidence and gains perspective regarding career and educational planning at the West Coast Virtual Fair. The final piece of a two-part series. View her blog post here.
Blog Post: 15 Amazing Perks of Being an SFU Student
Not many students know that there are extra perks of being in university. In addition to huge discounts, free access to normally paid services, and cheaper subscriptions to popular products, here is a list of everything you need to take advantage of as an SFU student! View Emily's blog post here.
Blog Post: Career Peer Experiences During COVID-19 - A Wonderful Opportunity
Sharon Gill, a fourth-year SFU psych student who became a Career Peer this Summer, shares her story with Haebin Pan, a fellow Career Peer, about the many changes of being a Career Peer during COVID-19. View her blog post here.
Youtube: A Day in the Life of a Career Peer
Career Peer, Matthew Furtado gives us a sneak peak on what it is like to be a Career Peer Educator here.
YouTube: What Skills Did You Learn As a Career Peer
See Career Peer, Sharrie Madriaga's top 10 reasons why to become a Career Peer here!