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November 30, 2020

3 Tips to Studying Better at Home

Whether it be a co-op, full-time or doing school, working from home is not the easiest thing for some. Your bedroom is your office, and sometimes that promotes more sleeping than working. Check out these three steps for more productive studying while staying safe at home this Winter.

September 9, 2020

6 Tips to Help You Crush ICE Week

Stressed about ICE Week? We hear you. That's why we've compiled some tips to help you crush it.

September 9, 2020

Tips for landing the perfect summer job: with or without co-op

A common mistake that students make when applying to many positions at many different companies is sending a “one size fits all” job application for every role. Take the time to tailor your resume and cover letter for each application. In your cover letter, don’t simply highlight that you are a team player and that you have excellent time management skills.

September 10, 2020

The Dos and Don'ts of Networking

Networking is not easy. You have a few minutes to make an impression that could introduce you to many opportunities, whether that be for a co-op job or a professional mentor. I have attended a number of networking sessions in my time at Laurier, and here are my takeaways on what you should be doing at networking events and what you should avoid.