Like many third year undergraduate students, I was going through an SFU mid-life crisis; a time in which the fear of not being able to land a field-related job after graduation was ever more prevalent. Thankfully, joining the SFU cooperative education program was the perfect antidote as it provided me the skills and resume boosting work experience needed to ensure a successful future out of university.
[Source] “You can be anything you want when you grow up” is one of the first promises we’re equipped with when entering the academic world. At such a curious and floundering age, these words sparked excitement as we anticipated the vision that one day we could be veterinarians! Firefighters! And tall enough to grab the […]
The thought of being drilled for a good 30 to 45 minutes with prodding questions under the scrutinizing gaze of employers can make even the most confident person feel like they’re about to have a nervous breakdown. But fear not: here are 5 Confidence-Boosting Mindsets that will help you overcome interview anxiety and present yourself in the best light.
Like the majority of undergrads, my eventual bachelor’s degree doesn’t have a pre-determined career attached to it. I’m not one of the lucky ones who has known what they wanted to do for the rest of their lives since they were five years old. In fact, the direction of my career path just changed last week…