Networking can seem really scary, especially if you are just starting out in your career and feel like you are starting your network from scratch. And if you are shy it can seem overwhelming. But networking is not just for the gregarious social butterflies.
While it can be tempting to keep postponing career-related activities, the thing about creating your career is that when you do start working on it, it won’t happen overnight. Even simply investing a little time while you are busy can generate huge rewards later.
Lots of students find themselves feeling stressed in the fall of final year, worried that graduation is soon approaching and they don’t yet have a plan. Use these six steps to help you figure out what you want to do when you graduate.
Most campuses have lots of student jobs available, but it isn’t always easy figuring out how to find them. While some jobs for the coming school year will have already been filled, there are usually still lots of jobs open in the fall.
Conferences offer lots of opportunities for two things: learning and connecting. If you are preparing to go to graduate school, conferences are a smart way to get engaged with the larger academic community. Here are some strategies for making the most of your time at the conference.
While you are in school, grades have a lot of significance. Often students assume that grades are required on resumés. But outside of school, grades are usually a whole lot less significant than they have been while you were a student.
Thinking ahead to how this job will look on your resumé may be causing you some worry now, but it could prove to be just the thing to motivate you to try on some strategies for making lemonade out of your summer job lemon.