How To Survive College Career Fairs

The classic and most often heard reason for attending college is to earn a degree and eventually get a job. Besides finding a field that you’re interested in and developing your knowledge about that specific field, the key to finding an internship or a job is networking.

When it comes down to it, today’s job market is very competitive. That’s why knowing the right people and making good connections truly helps you in the long run.

While some fields are more competitive than others, it’s important to get a head start on your competition no matter what type of career you’re seeking. You can do this by going to your college’s career center or visiting with your academic advisor. Connections will you get you the experience you need to put on your resume and those connections and experience will get you one step ahead of your peers.

It’s important to take advantage of the resources that your college has to offer. Watch the video below to get a better idea of how colleges help their students network. Enjoy!

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Jack Cullen

Jack Cullen

Jack Cullen is a senior at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, and is pursuing a degree in multimedia journalism and mass communication. Outside of the classroom, Jack writes for his college’s newspaper as well as a local daily newspaper. Jack is also the captain of the men’s varsity tennis team at Augustana. When he’s not on the court or searching for his next story to cover, Jack loves traveling and taking adventures with his friends and family.