These can be real challenges for the first-year student or any student for that matter. However, the sooner you start flexing these muscles, the stronger they will be when you’re ready to secure a competitive internship or full-time job.
Prepare for the Fair week, March 12- 18, is a perfect opportunity to start “strength” training!
We’re offering 24 workshops with 19 employers over the course of a week. Not only will you take away an important skill from an industry professional, but these small-group settings allow you to interact with employers in a low-pressure way so you can get comfortable with the experience.
These opportunities are also invaluable for exploring a company or industry. There’s no need to Google what it’s like to work for Google, you can talk directly with a representative and ask them (see the full Prepare for the Fair calendar to find out when you can meet them)!
Here are some to workouts, um, workshops that will help you build your career muscle:
Have you logged into Handshake yet? You already have an account so now is a good time to login and get started. Employers not only look at students they can hire immediately for internships and full-time jobs, they also build relationships with first and second year students who they think have potential. This workshop will show you how to stand out.
Learn some key tips on how to take the lead in your internship, job or on-campus job search.
Take home these tools of networking and you will always be in a position to build lasting and meaningful relationships. And yes, it can and does start during your first-year of college!
How you carry yourself and come across in person is important but so is how you present yourself online. It’s never too early to build your brand. This is a great opportunity to get accustomed to speaking with people don’t know but who you want to know.
Anyone starting a job or internship search underestimates how long the process can sometimes take. So while you may not be searching now, these top tips will come in handy when you are. Success will only follow!