Career 101: Landing your Dream Career Right After CollegeBy Audri Taylors, UniversityHerald Reporter
Those who will soon be graduating from college are probably facing a lot of perplexing emotions and anxieties by now, including where to work after graduation, how to land their dream jobs, how to pay for their student loans, and many others. While uncertainty may be something that sounds really scary, the thought that the end is almost near and a new beginning awaits is something that should excite the undergrads.
According to Pew Research Center, it is becoming harder for new graduates to find jobs, and this is one of the major concerns of many. But there should still be hope, because in the same survey, it states that graduates still out-earn people who do not have degrees.
So for those who fear facing and getting out into the world to land the career of their dreams, here are some helpful tips on how they can land their dream jobs.
Go to On Job sites geared for fresh grads
It is worth the effort to visit websites intended for college grads, according to Forbes, because there are plenty of them all over the internet, and the recruiters are just out there waiting for applicants.
Visit the career office
This is very helpful for those who do not know how to even get started. Career offices are excellent resource for those who need help in learning more about resumes, interviews, and other career related concerns.
Ace an internship
Internships can play a significant role in one's future career. There are even times when students' internships led to job offers.
Use the remaining semester in college to build a network and there are so many ways to do that. Leverage on the social media, on job sites, even the bigger job sites, friends, family, mentors, teachers and others. Don't hesitate to reach out and ask for their advice.