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Archive for September, 2011
Are you a Student Entrepreneur? Interested in starting your own business sometime in the future? Or perhaps just curious about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? This Fall, the 4th Annual SFU Student Entrepreneur of the Year program has a full-season of events designed to recognize and inspire young and upcoming entrepreneurs such as yourself with your bright ideas to offer valuable insights for you to pursue business dreams!
Interactive Workshops (FREE)
Starting this October, SEY 2011 will be bringing in a series of entrepreneurs featuring industry professionals from Women’s Enterprise Centre, Contigo and Reframe Marketing to teach you the basic foundation needed to start your own business. The topics covered will be Innovation, Finance and Marketing. The first workshop is happening on October 12th and registration has already begun. Space is limited, so sign up today on www.sfusey.com!
SEY Speaker Series (FREE)
Want to know how others did it? Along with the workshops, we’re bringing in a series of keynote speakers from TIO Networks, Blue Moon Management and Rayne Longboards to share their first-hand stories and experiences with you. You’ll be sure to hear about stories of successes, struggles and quirks. These forums are designed to provide insight to all students from every faculty and any stage of their business career. The first speaker series is on October 17th and registration has already begun. Space is limited, so sign up today on www.sfusey.com!
Have you owned and operated a business since April 2011? This year’s competition is going to be bigger than ever. SEY has always had an excellent reputation for discovering the greatest talents at SFU, with winners from past years going on to win regional, national, and even international Entrepreneurship competitions. The next SFU Student Entrepreneur of the Year could be YOU! Compete and present your business in front of a panel of industry professionals, while gaining valuable insights to further your business success. This competition is happening on November 19th at Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside, and registration will open from October 7th to 21st. Apply before October 17th and get automatically entered for a chance to win $2,500 worth of free office space, courtesy of Goal Holdings Group.
Networking Reception (Starting ONLY at $25/person)
Join us after the competition for a night of networking with industry professionals and Entrepreneurs from across the Lower Mainland and beyond! This reception will feature keynote speakers from Visa, Ernst & Young, Telus & Blenz, followed by general conversation and prize draws from our proud sponsors. Meet and socialize with others over drinks and appetizers as you share your ideas and stories, and create that network of connections for your future success. This is an incredible opportunity to socialize for your future career – so don’t miss out! Over 300 people are expected to attend this event, so don’t miss your chance.
Registration is now open, so check out www.sfusey.com today for more information!
Whether you already run your own business or just have the faintest dream of someday starting one, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by checking out SEY2011. Take advantage of this opportunity and benefit as much as you can from the connections you’ll make. Visit the website at www.sfusey.com to get more info and register today!
Hello Third and Fourth Year Beedie Students!
Want to increase broaden your horizon and net work by meeting many different people from all over the world?
Apply to be a coach for Gateway Case Competition!
What is FIC?
Fraser International College (FIC) is located on the main Burnaby Campus at Simon Fraser University, and provides a transferring program which mainly targets SFU. Thus, almost every student plans to transfer to SFU. FIC is associated with SFU and courses at FIC are designed in consultation with SFU. (For more information, please, visit http://www.fraseric.ca)
What is FGCC?
FIC is launching its first in-house case competition, “FIC Gateway Case Competition” (FGCC). FGCC is a great opportunity for you to gain a coaching experience and train a team of first and/or second year students. The spots are filling up fast and there are only 8 spots available. So register today and do not miss this amazing experience!
What are the benefits?
Develop your event planning skills
Improve your communications skills by explaining cases to international students
Develop relationships with industry professionals
Build lifelong friendships with fellow committee members
Have pride in being part of the first annual case competition in Fraser International College
A letter of appreciation
It looks good on your resume!
When is the competition and how to apply?
The competition is on November 20th. To register email email@example.com with the following information:
Year of study (# of credits)
Indicate you are a coach
Experience of participating in any case competition
>>For more details, please download the FGCC Coach Application!<<
Welcome back to a new school year! International Business Association (IBA) will be having its FIRST annual IBA MIXER this year. Come out and meet new and old IBA members, as well as find out what’s going with IBA and how YOU can get INVOLVED! See you all then!
Time: Oct 3 (Monday) 2:30pm-4:30 pm
Location: Room 5140 Surrey Campus
Cost: $ 0 (FREE FOOD will be provided)
IB Conference and Gala Chair
The International Business Association (IBA) is now taking applications for the 2012 chair of the IB Conference and Gala. This is one of the signature events of the Beedie School of Business which allows students to interact and network with professionals from different industries. If you are looking for a way to get involved, meet new people and work with a team to organize and run a signature event, this is the perfect position for you!
As chair of the IB Conference and Gala, your term will run from the date of hiring till March 2012. The selected candidate will be provided with valuable skills, which can be transferred to future events.
As Chair you will be responsible for the following:
Form an organizing committee for 2012 IB Conference and Gala
Attend every meeting
Working with and leading the organizing committee
Point of contact
Meeting all deadlines
Assign tasks to the organizing committee
Keep the organizing committee on task
Make sure the Conference and Gala run smoothly
If you are ready to take these responsibilities on, please read and fill out the application attached by Friday October 7th, 2011. Please save your resume as name_resume and chair application form as name_chairapplication. Send all documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.If you have any further questions or concerns please email Pavan Nijjar at email@example.com.
If you didn’t get a chance to meet The Human Resources Students’ Association (HRSA) at Clubs’ Days, here’s a great & fun opportunity for you to know more about us! HRSA would like to invite all SFU students to our Fall Icebreaker @ Planet Lazer, Friday Oct. 7 at 6:30PM. Come out to meet the executive team and new friends, learn about our upcoming events, and enjoy the game!
For more event details, please click the invitation link below.
Join us for a fantastic night!
Oct 7, 2011
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
100 Braid Street
New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 3P4
|Level of agreement||Undergraduate|
|Open to||SFU Business students only|
|Disciplines offered||Business Administration
For reference only, see the SFU Exchange Credit History for Vienna and the SFU Business Exchange Credit Database
|Language of instruction||English and German|
|GPA requirement||A minimum CGPA of 2.67 is required|
|Exchange terms||SFU Summer = Part-time Summer program (early – late July or early – late August)
SFU Fall = October – January and/or
SFU Spring = February – July
|Past exchange students’ experiences||Fall 08, Fall 08, Fall 08, Spring-Fall 08, Fall 09|
|Comments||This institution is a Preferred SFU Business Partner|
Starbucks Information Session – Limited spots still available. Register now!
Date: Tues, Sep 27, 2011
Time: 1:00PM to 02:30PM
Location: Details in Beedie Community
Dress Code: Professional Business Attire
On September 27th, come find out why Starbucks was named to the top 5 Best Workplaces in Canada.
Starbucks Coffee Company is the leading retailer, roaster and brand of specialty coffee in the world and with more than 6,000 retail locations in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim, there’s sure to be a role for you!
Register on Beedie Community: http://community.sfu.ca/beedie (Within the “Beedie calendar” under the “Events” tab.
Date: Wed, Sep 28, 2011
Time: 5:00PM to 07:00PM
Location: Details in WIL’s Symplicity
People at Microsoft love their work because they get to think big and dream big. Right now we’re looking for the next generation of Microsoft innovators. Come find out more about our full-time and internship opportunities in the Seattle area and get some great giveaways.
Register via WIL’s Symplicity: http://www.sfu.ca/wil/symplicity.html
SFU Business Career Management Centre
Undergraduate Business Job Postings
ACCESS THE JOB BOARD ON BEEDIE COMMUNITY AT:
Jobs Added to Career Network for the Week of Sept 17 to Sept 23, 2011:
|Business Analyst||Erythana Ventures Corp.||09/19/2011|
|Associate Sales Executive||Hyperwallet Systems Inc.||09/19/2011|
|Advisor||Sun Life Financial||09/20/2011|
|Customer Service Rep||Kwantlen Enterprises Ltd||09/21/2011|
|Market Researcher||Canada Export Centre Corp.||09/21/2011|
|Intern, Experiential Marketing||NEWAD||09/21/2011|
|Business Development Internship||SmarTots||09/21/2011|
|Financial Advisor||Sun Life Financial||09/21/2011|
|Sales Associate||The Runners’ Den||09/21/2011|
|Marketing Coordinator||Community Savings Credit Union||09/22/2011|
|Permanent Brand Marketing Roles **For 2012 New Grad**||Kraft Canada Inc.||09/22/2011|
|Assistant Art Director||Arbitrage Magazine||09/22/2011|
|Office Assistant||Peterson Group||09/22/2011|
|Project Manager||Traction Sales and Marketing Inc.||09/22/2011|
|Financial Analyst – Research and Business Development||Alexander Nubia||09/22/2011|
|Office Assistant (Job-Share)||SFU Graduate Student Society||09/22/2011|
|VP Sales||Headhunters Recruitment Inc (The)||09/22/2011|
|Risk Management Program||General Electric||09/23/2011|
|Accounting Technician||The Ascent Partnership LLP, Chartered Accoutants||09/23/2011|
|Financial Security Advisor – Burnaby||Freedom 55 Financial||09/23/2011|
|Inside Sales Representative||Cosmos Sports||09/23/2011|
|Inventory Analyst||Best Buy Canada Ltd.||09/23/2011|
|Merchandise Analysts||Best Buy Canada Ltd.||09/23/2011|
|Senior Analyst, Consulting Group||TrojanOne||09/23/2011|
|Analyst, Consulting Group/Sport Marketing||TrojanOne||09/23/2011|
|Department of Finance University Recruitment||Department of Finance Canada||09/23/2011|
|Executive Compensation Analyst||Towers Watson||09/23/2011|
|Junior Accountant||Ascent Partnership Chartered Accountants (The)||09/23/2011|
|Research, Office and Event Assistant||FWE The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs BC||09/23/2011|
Jobs Expiring Next Week:
|Claims Adjuster||Canadian Direct Insurance||09/26/2011|
|Actuarial Development Program||Manulife Financial||09/26/2011|
|Adminstrative Professional||Acumen Engineering||09/27/2011|
|Web Developer / Lead QA||RewardStream||09/28/2011|
|Risk Management Program||General Electric||09/28/2011|
|SAP Support Consultant||SAP Canada Inc.||09/29/2011|
|GRE Test Prep Instructor||Oxford Seminars||09/29/2011|
|Retail Product Specialist ? Digital Products Group||Toshiba of Canada Limited||09/30/2011|
|Database Sales & Marketing||M.F. Consultants Inc.||09/30/2011|
|Database Sales & Marketing Position||M.F. Consultants Inc.||09/30/2011|
|Sponsorship Coordinator Internship – Awards||Vancouver Short Film Festival||09/30/2011|
|Sponsorship Coordinator Internship – Cash||Vancouver Short Film Festival||09/30/2011|
|Sponsorship Coordinator Internship – Media & Community Partners||Vancouver Short Film Festival||09/30/2011|
|R&D Manager||Deloitte & Touche LLP||09/30/2011|
|Various opportunities at Imperial Oil and the ExxonMobil||Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil Canada||09/30/2011|
|Cleantech Business Development Associate||Kachan and Company||09/30/2011|
|New Media Content Editor||G&F Financial||09/30/2011|
|Teacher||Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions||09/30/2011|
|International Eco Endeavors Internship||International Eco Endeavors||09/30/2011|
|Investment Analyst||Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group||09/30/2011|
|Business Analyst||Erythana Ventures Corp.||09/30/2011|
|Accounting Technician||Ascent Partnership Chartered Accountants (The)||09/30/2011|
|Supply Network Operations||Procter & Gamble||10/01/2011|
|Account Manager||Procter & Gamble||10/01/2011|
|Financial Analyst||Procter & Gamble||10/01/2011|
|Associate Human Resources Manager||Procter & Gamble||10/01/2011|
|Marketing – Assistant Brand Manager||Procter & Gamble||10/01/2011|
|Capital Markets Operations Analyst Rotational Program||RBC||10/01/2011|
|Administrative Associate, Vendor Support||Crelogix||10/02/2011|
|Executive Compensation Analyst||Towers Watson||10/03/2011|
New career opportunities in Finance can be found by accessing the following sites:
Vancouver CFA: http://www.cfavancouver.com/employment/default.aspx
Calgary CFA: http://www.calgarycfasociety.com/jobline/default.aspx
Other Job Sources:
Recently named one of the world’s 100 best employment sites (Weddle, 2009), Eluta is a search engine that specializes in just one thing: finding new job announcements at employers across Canada and bringing them to one handy location where you are able to search them by job title, qualification or employer. You can also set up email notification to automatically receive job postings that match your search requirements.
Neat Feature: This feature isn’t neat, it’s amazing! Eluta has detailed information on companies that have won awards under the umbrella of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers” (as featured in Maclean’s magazine) and the efforts undertaken to win those awards. Subset of the main awards are awards by geographic region (e.g. BC’s Top 50 Employers) and awards for achievements in specific focus areas including: new Canadians, Diversity, Greenest and New Grads. The New Grad review can include information on highlights for new grads, hiring locations, typical positions for new grads, typical academic backgrounds, average starting salary and number of new entry level positions last year.
See for yourself at www.eluta.ca
For more fantastic job search resources, login to the Business Career Network at https://business-sfu-csm.symplicity.com/students , and visit your home page for links to online resources and also the Document Library section of Career Network to review valuable information contained in our comprehensive Career Management Guides
Event Boards (in addition to what is viewable via Career Network):
For more fantastic job search resources, login to Beedie Community at http://community.sfu.ca/beedie and go to ‘Resources’ to access various homepage links and also the ‘BBA Resources’ tab to review valuable information contained in our comprehensive Career Management Guides
Event Boards (in addition to what is viewable via Beedie Community
To access Beedie Community:
1 Go to http://community.sfu.ca/beedie
2. Click on the Student/Alumni image or “Login here” link.
3. Login with your SFU Computing ID & Password (same login as your SFU email).
Please note: “Non-Degree” students do not have access to Beedie Community. You have to be enrolled in the BBA Program in order to have access to the Beedie Calendar, Business Job board and Career Advising.
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