College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

Career Alley

If you are one of the thousands of people who will be graduating from college this Spring, there is a very good chance that you’ve not yet started your job search. Maybe you think it is a bit too early to be job searching (that is a big mistake). Job Search.

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12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. Graduation does guarantee a job. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. College Grads College Job Search Internships Interviews Networking ResumesBut why wait until you graduate.

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12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

” – Robert Frost You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. Graduation does guarantee a job.

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Why Internships are Vital for Job Search

Career Alley

For any job seeking graduate or student, internships should be a top priority. *In In a recent survey, employers were asked ‘ What do you think gets graduates the most ahead in the jobs market?’ What is an internship? An internship or work experience (40%).

Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Arguably, your job search as a college grad should start long before you graduate, not after you’ve graduated. That being said, if you’ve not done any job search prep during your college years you can’t go back in time but there’s plenty you can do now.

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Identify Your Goals

Career Alley

your internships should be aligned with your college major and your career goals. Internships College Grad Job Search College Grads

5 Job Search Links for College Grads – Do You Have a Job Yet?

Career Alley

Congratulations to all of you College Seniors who are graduated in May (or will be graduating in December). If you already have your job lined up, well a double congrats for you! And for everyone else still in college, time to think about internships and your college career office.

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10 Great Job Search Resources for College Grads

Career Alley

” – Dead Poet’s Society Your first job marks the beginning of your 10,000 day career (do the math) and, while you are probably just hoping you get a job, you should prepare for the long haul (working that is, not job search) and try to pick a job that suites you best.

7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes

Workology

Athletes often have a challenging time fitting in an internship along with college classes and daily sports practices. Here are seven tips just for you: 7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes. Find out if your school has an Internship Director or department.

5 Job Search Tips for College Grads and Entry Level Job Seekers

Career Alley

I often get asked by recent college grads what they can do to improve their chances of getting a job once they graduate. They answer, of course, depends on when you start the college grad job search process. 17 Sample Job Interview Questions With Answers.

Job Searching Tips For Soon To Be College Graduates

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Have a Job Searching Game Plan: The job searching process takes time—months in fact, so if you decide this is the route you want to take after college, it’s important to get a head start senior year if you want to have a job lined up after graduation.

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Overview

Career Alley

Finding a summer internship can be incredibly challenging and it’s never too soon to start your search. The competition is tough and there are a limited number of internships. Working toward your getting your summer internship can be broken down into five simple steps.

Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. Graduation does guarantee a job. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. Why not get a head start on the job hunting process?

The Last Spring Break – Tips for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Now it’s time to pay the price – time to go out into the real world and get a job. If you are really lucky, you already have a job lined up (not very likely these days). And, if you’ve been following the advice of this blog, you’ve been spending part of your college days priming the pumps of your job search. Review your top 5 job search sites. Check jobs on LinkedIn. Register on 3-5 job search sites.

DIY work experience: How to create your own internship

Career Alley

make sure you seek out internships in a field you enjoy and that has the potential to propel your budding career to new heights. Internships Careers College Grads Job Search

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Identify Your Goals

Career Alley

Our second article in the CareerAlley series “5 Steps to a Great Internship” (don’t forget to take a look at the first article, “ 5 Steps to a Great Internship – Overview “), focuses on identifying your goals. Good luck in your search, Joey.

How College Grads Can Get A Jump On The Job Search

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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5 Job Search Tips for College Grads and Entry Level Job Seekers

Career Alley

I often get asked by recent college grads what they can do to improve their chances of getting a job once they graduate. The answer, of course, depends on when you start the college grad job search process. Ideally, you would have had several internships during your college years and, while you think it might […]. Career advice Entry level jobs

Welcome to My College Job Search

Career Alley

Flowers are blooming, birds are singing and your parents are telling you to get a job. For some its a break between college semesters and for others it’s the cold hard reality of “time to get a job&#. Creative Interns – This is a new website that already has 38 companies (as of April 28) and focuses on Internships. The “Find Internships&# is a great tool. Each of the 15 jobs lists the salary range as well as a good overview of the job.

Dazed and Confused – College Job Search

Career Alley

In college on your “own”, trying to figure out midterms, finals, spring break, dealing with roommates, meal plans, rushes, finding time to party, etc. At some point (hopefully after 4 years unless you are on the “5 year plan”) it will all come to an end and you will need to find a job. Internships – Doing an internship (at least once) during your college career is probably one of the most important things you can do.

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Create Your Target Lists

Career Alley

In order to secure a great internship, you have to do your homework. Answering these questions is key to finding the best internship. You can search by name, industry, state, country, number of employees, rankings, etc. (or At the top of the Vault site is a link for internships.

Students Blindly Apply for Top Internships

Workology

This could be one of the coolest, most innovative internship programs that we’ve seen in years. Eighteen interns ready to experience the ultimate internship adventure. Consider it the “NFL draft” of the internship world. Internship Adventures of a Lifetime.

Planning for Your Job Search – Lesson 1

Career Alley

A friend of mine (let’s call him Phil) just started his job search and he asked me to review his resume. or any other aspect of his job search other than his resume. A good job search plan will help you land a new job as quickly as possible.

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The Job Search, College Student Perspective: Today Vs. 10 Years Ago

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The job search has changed so much over the past 10 years. Although I was not actively searching for a job 10 years ago, I can’t imagine my job search today without many tools that have only been around for the past few years.

How to Turn an Internship into a Job Offer

Career Alley

For many college students, getting an internship can be an ideal way to gain real-world work experience. In some cases, an internship can even lead to a part-time or full-time job with the same company. Good luck in your search. Search Millions of Jobs.

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

” – Theodore Roosevelt As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students should develop a proactive strategy for their job search to gain an advantage.

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Finding Internships that Lead to Permanent Placement

Career Alley

Every year, fresh-faced college students venture out into the world of work, completing assignments as interns at major firms. The majority of students will not find jobs with their intern companies. Start With Your Search. more – Prepare for your job while in college.

Employer Networking Through Your College

Workology

Don’t be surprised but your college or university Career Services Department is very likely to have some of the best opportunities for you to meet and impress employers. These are often the kind of opportunities that can lead to an internship or a first job.

8 Great Reasons to Get an Internship

Workology

Thinking about getting an internship for next semester or summer? Internship experience is valued by employers and students for very good reasons. An internship is an excellent and popular way to do so. On the job internship experiences often include learning new skills.

4 Pieces Of Career Advice For College Graduates Looking For Work

Career Realism

Hopefully you've spent your years wisely building up your network, interning or securing an internship, and putting your studies to good use on the job. Leverage Your Internship Experience Believe it or not, your career can start from something as simple as an internship.

4 College Grad Links to Land a Job

Career Alley

The sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” have faded to a memory and the hard reality of looking for a job in the real world has set in. But let’s face it, this is the big time and very little of what you learned in school has prepared you for looking for a job. jobs by.

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Hidden Gems to Propel Your Internship Search

Workology

Your college or university may be offering hidden gems that are truly stepping stones to your next internship. Let’s start by exploring the terminology that you might hear from your college’s Career Services office. The period is shorter than a summer or semester internship.

College Grad Job Search – Home for the Holidays

Career Alley

If you are searching for a job as a new college grad, the holidays can be a bit stressful. Way too much time with your relatives who don’t seem to have a problem asking (for the 100th time) - “Do you have a job yet?” If you can believe the news reports, the last few years have been rough times for college grads. That being said, there are jobs out there. Today’s post will give you some job search stuff to do over the holidays.

Post Graduate Internship: Is it Right for You?

Workology

You have just graduated from college and are ready to work full time. Today, there are fewer positions available and some companies use a post graduate internship as a testing period before a full time offer is extended. Internship offers opportunity to learn and demonstrate new skills.

The Internship Movie: A Reality Check

Workology

I spend my time coaching and writing about internships and careers for college students and new grads, so of course I had to see The Internship movie on opening weekend. Just how realistic is this movie as compared to the real world of summer internships?

Benefits Behind Offering Internships to Veterans

Workology

They all enlisted for different reasons, but many did so in hopes of getting a college degree after their military service commitment was completed. American college campuses are now adjusting to this influx of unique talent. Internships for veterans is a great idea.

Facebook Your Way Into Your Next Internship

Workology

You have either landed an internship OR you are still stuck knee deep into your search. Consider using Facebook to help you find your summer internship. You will need to decide if you are going to keep it personal and private or as a tool for your job search.

My Job Search Journey

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve gone back and forth about whether or not to write about my job search. However, I’ve received several direct messages and emails from other young professionals who are thinking of making a move from their current job. career job search

Looking for an Internship?

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. Monster College. MonsterCollege helps recent grads and college students find their first career [link]. Internship Programs: Career advice for undergraduate students seeking top internships, internship opportunities with top companies, and how to get hired from an internship [link] . Rising Star Internships. A database of national internship openings for students. Find Paid Internships and Summer Internships.

The Quest for Multiple Internships: Is it Really Beneficial to Have More Than One?

Career Alley

A professional internship provides an invaluable opportunity for young professionals to gain insight into their industry of interest. Each internship brings vital exposure to new experiences and gives the intern the ability to learn from those experiences. Good luck in your search.

Job-Search Lessons From American Idol

Resume Bear

If you ever take a break from your job hunt to watch American Idol, it’s time to connect the dots. No doubt a show that’s about winning the ultimate career break for a singer—a recording contract—holds some important lessons for job seekers.

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What To Do When You Have Doubts About Your College Degree

Career Realism

Years pass, and you either graduate with a college degree you're proud of, or you graduate with a degree you have doubts about. Here are a few things you can do when you're doubting your college degree. It's okay to doubt your college degree's potential, but never doubt YOUR potential!

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Use Smart Networking to Speed Up Your Job Search

Resume Bear

A critical tactic in your job search toolbox is networking, but it may not feel as though your efforts are getting the results you want. Of course, you will discuss your job search with your informal network, but this is not the network that is likely to land your next job.

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