As a university I have a lot of doubts about the future and the career I'll have after completing my undergrad. Does anyone have any advice about tuning people out and their opinions? Or ways that I can stand out compared to other applicants when applying for jobs or internships? career-counseling careers JULY20
Getting any kind of job can be tough, internships included. There is a lot of competition out there, and sometimes it can be hard to know exactly what the company wants in an employee. However, there are some things you can do to make sure that you at least get considered.
Hopefully, you’ve spend some time in college exploring, trying new things, and figuring out what really interests you. Your career path is up to you, so pay attention to what has really sparked something for you. If you are passionate about the industry you’ll be working in, employers often pick up on that positive energy and drive. Once you have a position in mind that interests you and is a good fit for you, go after it: check out the next steps below.
Alison recommends the following next steps:
To stand out from other applicants, make connections and network with people that are likely to help you get a job. Also, find ways of telling effective stories about yourself that highlight your strengths.
It would help to know what your degree would be in so that personalized advice could be offered, but there are certainly things you could be doing to best prepare for the future.
Andrew recommends the following next steps: