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Our Top Posts of 2021 range a variety of topics: from dealing with feeling burnt out at school, to finding out more information about Governmental positions. Take a look through our posts this year to see what all the hubbub is about. 

 

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Claire Brnjac

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Haebin Pan
Government Canada
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Highlights from the “Preparing for a Government of Canada Interview” Webinar
Haebin Pan

How do you prepare for an interview at the Government of Canada? Haebin summarizes for you the key points from a webinar hosted by Angela Foraaunet, a Human Resources Advisor in the Public Service Commission of Canada. Read on to learn more about Ms. Forraunet’s golden advice on acing the interviews and aiming for success.

Emily Feng
Person standing in front of the sunset
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15 Amazing Perks of Being an SFU Student
Emily Feng

Not many people know about all the perks of being an SFU student, such as huge discounts, free access to normally paid services, and cheaper subscriptions to popular products. Here is a list of everything you can take advantage of as an SFU student!

OLC Admin
Three women in negotiations
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After the Work Term Ends: 6 Tips for Turning that Co-op Position into a Part Time Job
OLC Admin

The end of a Co-op work term doesn't necessarily mean the end of your relationship with the organiziation you had been working for. Jaclyn found a way to turn her Co-op opportunity, a 8 month Co-op at FISPAN, into a part time gig when she went back to school to finish her degree. Read on to learn how she pitched her new role and position to the company she'd done a Co-op work term with.

Tim Michel
Volunteers from Reconcilliation Canada
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Indigenous Volunteer Opportunities Can Help Indigenous Students Gain Valuable Work Experience
Tim Michel

Read on to learn about 5 fantastic volunteer opportunities that allow students to engage in the community and make a difference in the world.

Daniel Hartanto
A young women with a mask is standing in her work cubicle with a computer behind her.
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Isabel Chan: Working in the Healthcare Sector as a Designer
Daniel Hartanto

Interactive Arts & Technology student, Isabel, describes her exciting co-op job that included reimaging Fraser Health Career's social media visual presence.

Christy Ho
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Striving Towards My Goals While Struggling With Perfectionism and Burnout
Christy Ho

You may be trying to balance your academic life with your hobbies and work. Feeling burned out is normal when trying to balance your life but you might not want to stop working hard because you built up momentum and still want to reach your goals. Christy knows first-hand how hard this can be. Find out how Christy worked through those struggles and prioritized her well-being while pursuing her dreams.

Daniel Hartanto
The new sustainable energy engineering campus in Surrey
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What Is Sustainable Energy Engineering Co-op Like? Hear From Two Senior Students!
Daniel Hartanto

Curious about what Sustainable Energy Engineering co-op is like? Hear from two Senior SEE students, Danielle Arciaga & Kia Brownridge about their co-op experiences as they near graduation. 

Emily Feng
Seven people walking through the hallway.
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Welcome Back to Campus! Let Us Help You Rebuild Your Social Life
Emily Feng

Now that SFU is reopening, many of you may be excited to kickstart your social life again! We want you to feel confident about how to get involved, make friends and feel fulfilled - in clubs, peer leadership, volunteer, jobs or work.

Justin Chen
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Immersing Myself in a Work Culture Dedicated to Health and Wellness
Justin Chen

With a lot of us working at home, looking after our health becomes a high priority. Check out Justin’s post about how his workplace extended a helping hand and how it affected him and his work positively. 

Daniel Hartanto
Vancouver Biennale project under the Cambie Bridge
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Working in the AR Industry as an App Designer
Daniel Hartanto

SIAT Co-op Student Michelle Illing talks about her work experiences at Vancouver Biennale and how the SIAT Co-op programs helped her during her work term