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How should I go about my job search as an upcoming Senior in college?

As a rising senior, I am most nervous about the next steps and around being prepared for when I graduate in regards to job and financial security.

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Shagun’s Answer

Hello Nicole,

Here's a proactive approach to your job hunt: Start by identifying the companies you're interested in and explore their current job openings. If you spot a role that aligns with your skills and interests, delve deeper into the company's culture and values. This will help you customize your resume to resonate with their needs.

Don't miss out on campus career fairs - they're a fantastic chance to engage with recruiters directly. Furthermore, consider becoming a member of relevant organizations and actively participate in networking events on campus. These strategies will significantly boost your job hunting efforts.
Thank you comment icon I appreciate you taking the time to answer this. Nicole
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Richard’s Answer

Rebecca and Megan were spot-on in the responses. In addition, I would suggest taking one or two vocational aptitude assessment tests. They will ask you some questions you may not have thought of, and your answers will help you determine which career path(s) you stand the best chance in being successful. Ask your HS guidance counselor where you can take those tests.
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Rebecca’s Answer

Thank you for your question. Many students may have similar question.
Below are my suggestions :
1. Do some research on the job openings that you would apply for after your graduation, .e.g, understand the job requirement employers are looking, how you match with these jobs requirement, etc.
2. Keep an eye on the intern / graduate program opportunities. Some corporates may host information in the college or on their corporate website
3. Prepare your cv that meets the job requirement
4. Identify the job agencies that could help you to search for a job
5. You can also look for vacancies on job opening portals
Hope this helps! Good Luck!
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Megan’s Answer

Hi Nicole!

I suggest visiting your campus's career services office. They can help you with making a resume, job search and more. They usually put on a career fair near graduation as well you can attend.

Internships are also great to look into right after graduation. they ease you into a job and can set you up with a job after if you enjoyed the experience.

I hope this helps!
Thank you comment icon I appreciate this, thank you for the advice. Nicole
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Maddy’s Answer

Make sure to attend the career fair at your school! It's an excellent opportunity to identify which companies are keen on recruiting from your institution. Plus, it's a fantastic strategy to secure a job even before you graduate.
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Nicole’s Answer

Network, network, network! and don't give up. As others have mentioned, make sure to go to career fairs, connect with people on LinkedIn that work for companies you're interested in and do not get discouraged. It's never easy finding a job but if you can be persistent in your search, I promise it will be worth it!
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