Skip to main content

Public Service Commission of Canada

Guest Contributor

empty
Indigenous Day
The federal public service looks forward to partnering again with the FNSA at SFU!

On September 24, 2015, Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) First Nations Student Association (FNSA) hosted its 2nd Annual SFU Indigenous Day in Convocation Mall at the SFU Burnaby campus. Hundreds of people attended the celebration to learn about diverse indigenous cultures and share their knowledge.

Participating federal government departments and agencies appreciated being invited to the event. The warm welcome and hospitality shown by the organizers and everyone involved was amazing. (A special thank you to Laura Forsythe and the FNSA!)

Performers, artists and educators shared their uplifting stories through music, dance and song. Another highlight was the bannock tacos, which were delicious. 

Throughout the day, federal public service representatives connected with more than 200 students, graduates, parents and educators and engaged in one-on-one conversations about the variety of careers available in the public service.

Information was shared on:

It was also a welcome opportunity to connect with SFU personnel, like Trina Setah, SFU Aboriginal Co-operative Education Coordinator, and collaborate on promoting work experience opportunities for students.

The federal public service looks forward to partnering again with the FNSA at SFU! 

Government of Canada partners present at the event include: 

About the Author

Public Service Commission of Canada

Guest Contributor

You Might Like These... Co-operative Education

Courtney smiles next to a caption that reads, "Courtney Novotny during her work term with Health Canada".
A Second Term in Government: More of the Same?

How do Communications Co-op jobs differ between federal departments? Read all about Courtney's experiences as she compares her first co-op with Health Canada to her second co-op with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Korea
International Spotlight: Korea

Bordered by China, Russia, and separated from Japan by the Korea Strait, Korea makes for a strong international hub of Asia.

Iris at her workstation in the lab
Student Spotlight: Iris Eom

The OLC talks to Iris Eom, 3rd year MBB, Computing Science joint major. Keep reading to learn about her experience at the UBC James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre at St. Paul's Hospital.

You Might Like These... Co-op Reflections

interviewers interviewing a candidate
Interviewee to Interviewer

Natalie faces a new experience in her role as SFU Food Bank Coordinator: Conducting interviews. After only a few short months, she's on the other side of the table, find out how it went.

Lightning
4 Reasons Why Lightning Round is Awesome

So it’s mid-March and you haven’t got a Co-op job for the summer yet, exams are approaching, and you're getting worried you'll never land a job. Co-op coordinators Heather Keeping and Marcia Shimizu offer up tips on how to excel during lightning round, and why it's actually awesome.

picture of a girl and illustration of a computer and girl on a pink background
5 Tips I've Learned as Digital Communications Specialist on Video Editing

Video editing can be hard. And while this video won’t turn you into an editing master, it can hopefully provide you with some information to make the job easier. Being a third-year Communication student with a passion for creating, Brianna Tsang shares 5 tips and tricks that she has learned throughout her 8-month Co-op placement with FCAT (Faculty of Communication Arts and Technology) as a Digital Communications Specialist.