Career Questions tagged First Job

What graduate degrees provide the best job security after graduation?

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Active Oct 14 '18 at 02:41 PM

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Posted by Sahonara G.’s Avatar Sahonara G.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Sahonara,Given this and your other question, it sounds like you ...

How do I keep from being overwhelmed when balancing school and my first job?

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Active Nov 28 '18 at 08:52 PM

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Posted by Samantha C.’s Avatar Samantha C.
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Amit Kapadia | Financial Analyst Hi Samantha,Obtaining your first job while in college is definitely an ...

What is one invaluable lesson you learned at a job or internship?

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Active Sep 12 '18 at 08:47 PM

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Posted by Isabel C.’s Avatar Isabel C.
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Josh A | Director of Engineering, Server Networking & Accelerators I'm going back quite a few years here to my own ...

Is it recommended to have a job in your first semester/year of college?

It's tempting to get a job to help pay for tuition, etc., however won't it interfe​r​​​e with your studies given that it is your first time taking college classes? #first-job...

#first-year

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Active Sep 10 '18 at 06:50 PM

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Posted by jeami C.’s Avatar jeami C.
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Harvey Han | Senior Associate There is a lot to take in as you start college ...

After graduating college, what is the best way to get a job relating to your degree?

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Active Aug 22 '18 at 03:25 PM

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Posted by Leif Jade A.’s Avatar Leif Jade A.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The process of securing suitable employment really starts at the point ...

Is it advised to get a job freshman year?

I am just transitioning to college and despite the workload, I am also worried if I should get a job the first year. Is it advised to just get a job on campus or is off campus a good idea? \ #jobs #first-job...

#college-jobs

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Active Aug 23 '18 at 11:35 AM

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Posted by Kelli C.’s Avatar Kelli C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Getting a job during the freshman year could be a good ...

How do you find a job that suits you after graduating?

In college, there are various organizations that come to talk to students to provide information about potential jobs in the future. However, what do you look for when deciding where I would like to nail a job? Is the money important? What other factors come into play? #mechanical engineering...

#first-job #job-search

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Mauricio F.’s Avatar Mauricio F.
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Ben Parker | Technical Recruiter at Randstad Technologies Hi Mauricio, Great question! Lots of factors come into play when ...

Should I study data science at university?

I am a generalist who is good with numbers and words. I am not sure if I should pursue an economics and politics degree or do data science instead as it is more practical and there's a higher chance that I could get a job at the end of it. #careeradvice # #first-job...

#job-search

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Active Aug 13 '18 at 07:27 PM

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Posted by Ben S.’s Avatar Ben S.
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Danielle Joanette-Kluck | Events Planner|Trainer|Advisor|Recruiter Hi Ben,It's good you're considering the application of your major, how ...

What are the benefits of attending a job fair as a freshman in college?

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Active Aug 28 '18 at 11:48 PM

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Posted by Jaxon L.’s Avatar Jaxon L.
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Edward Quintero | Solutions Manager Hey Jaxon! Job fairs are a great way to interact with ...

Is it a good idea to get a job as a freshman in college?

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Danielle McNeil’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 05 '18 at 08:42 PM

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Posted by Catherine C.’s Avatar Catherine C.
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Danielle McNeil | Policy Consultant and Analyst at FL. Department of ... Hi Catherine,If you need a job to make ends meet as ...

How do I create a resume?

I've never had a job before...

#first-job

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Active Aug 18 '18 at 01:25 PM

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Posted by Clara N.’s Avatar Clara N.
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Angela D | UX Designer Hi Clara, Your resume gives potential employers an overview of your ...

How hard was it to find a job while in college?

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Active Aug 11 '18 at 01:45 AM

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Posted by Jakayla P.’s Avatar Jakayla P.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Jakayla,It depends on what type of job you want. The "typical" ...

How does one find a job and a place to live after graduating college?

I am still unsure how one finds a job and a place to live after college. Where do I obtain these types of connections that will help me in either situations? #first-job #college-jobs #job-search...

#homesearch

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Active Aug 07 '18 at 01:29 AM

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Posted by Maritza V.’s Avatar Maritza V.
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Ben Parker | Technical Recruiter at Randstad Technologies Hi Maritza,Finding a job and finding a place to live can ...

How do I know what job is right for me?

How do I know what jobs are good? Do I judge it by the benefits or the job itself? #job...

#first-job

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Active Jul 27 '18 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Carley B.’s Avatar Carley B.
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Cathleen Crane | Sr. Program Manager Hi Carly,That’s a great question and it really depends on what’s ...

Is it okay to apply for a work-study job freshman year of college?

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Active Jul 26 '18 at 11:39 PM

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Posted by Simi A.’s Avatar Simi A.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It would be ok if you did preparation to determine if ...

Should I start a Roth IRA in college or when I get my first job?

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Active Jul 31 '18 at 01:40 AM

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Posted by Hannah W.’s Avatar Hannah W.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Hi Hannah,Great question and good job being proactive with your finances. ...

Is this a good job to have if you have a really busy schedule?

If you do a lot of things to do in a single day or week is this the right job to have? #job-market #jobs...

#first-job

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Active Jul 19 '18 at 08:07 PM

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Posted by Shaylee W.’s Avatar Shaylee W.
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Kamilah DeBoest | AT&T CSR - Business and Logistics Management / ... Hello,It all depends on your time management abilities. I work full ...

How do you make the transition from college to the work force?

I know my mom went to a job fair at her college and was then offered her first job, but it's not the same everywhere....

#first-job

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Active Jun 11 '18 at 08:18 PM

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Posted by Rebekah R.’s Avatar Rebekah R.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Rebekah, Really great question. There are so many different ways ...

How relevant is where you have gone to college, after your first job?

#first-job Considering...

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Active May 25 '18 at 02:23 PM

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Posted by Christopher G.’s Avatar Christopher G.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Christopher, Good questions. I would say that it honestly depends ...

In your experience, how difficult has it been to matriculate into an entry-level job with a mechanical engineering degree?

I am interested in pursuing this degree, in tandem with economics, and I was wondering what a mechanical engineer's experience has been like in getting a job... and when getting said job, what would it typically entail? Was/is the job fun? #mechanical-engineering #industry #business #first-job...

#engineering

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Active Jul 25 '18 at 07:25 AM

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Posted by George S.’s Avatar George S.
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Kofoworola Elizabeth Odutola | Engineer It is important to take summer jobs seriously. If you have ...

How fast is it to get a good job after majoring in something in college?

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:10 PM

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Posted by Pedro S.’s Avatar Pedro S.
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Douglas Lemmo, P.E. | Consultant, Owner at Power Generation Consulting Services It all depends on what you major in. Engineers typically have ...

Why is it so hard to find a job ?

I'm 16 year old and i'm getting pressured to find a job by my parents and my friends. My closest friend already has a job and that really made me agitated to get a job. I desperately need a job so it could help pay for my college tuition because I come from a low income family. The problem is...

#jobs #first-job #job-search

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Babita Ghale Surong’s Avatar Michael Evans’s Avatar Shannon Gale’s Avatar Gail ODonnell’s Avatar +2
Active Aug 30 '18 at 06:22 PM

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Posted by Javier C.’s Avatar Javier C.
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Babita Ghale Surong Firstly, it is wonderful that you are thinking of working to ...

Where should I start to get a job?

This is my first time applying for a job I don't have much experience but I do know that I wanted to pursue a career in the performing arts where should I start? #first-job #theatre #help #job-applications #jobs #employment #performing-arts...

#arts

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Deborah Rodriguez’s Avatar Jonathan Sutherland’s Avatar
Active Oct 18 '18 at 04:51 AM

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Posted by Jacquelyn B.’s Avatar Jacquelyn B.
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Deborah Rodriguez | CEO &Founder |Author| Dancer|Missionary First off I want to say working in the performing arts ...

How should I approach building my resume for my first job?

Recently I have found an open job position at Publix they ask for a resume but i have no experience and do not know what i should do! #needhelp #publix...

#first-job

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Austin L.’s Avatar Michael Bracey’s Avatar
Active Apr 12 '18 at 10:15 PM

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Posted by Jacquelyn B.’s Avatar Jacquelyn B.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Jacquelyn, interesting question. For the first couple of internships that I ...

What would be a great option for your first job?

#first-job #No fast...

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Michael Bracey’s Avatar Sarah LeBorious’s Avatar
Active Apr 15 '18 at 07:44 PM

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Posted by Esmeralda V.’s Avatar Esmeralda V.
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Michael Bracey | Vice President, Life Sciences at Treximo Hi Esmerelda,I agree with the previous individual, working as a waiter/waitress ...

In California, do CSU or UC campuses have the better engineering program?

I would like to kick start a career in engineering, any suggestions of what to major in to make job hunting easier later on? Also what were your experience with California public school programs? #california #engineering #berkeley #first-job #degree #major...

#software-engineering

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Caitlin P.’s Avatar Caitlin P.
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Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer From a reputation standpoint, the University of California is definitely considered ...

What are the major engineering job locations?

For those who are in the engineering work force, where do you all live? Do most engineers live in major cities, or more in the suburbs? I don't really want to live in a big city, but I am worried that that will hinder my choices at getting a job, at least a first job. Do any of you all live in...

#first-job #engineering #aerospace

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Lynette Smith’s Avatar Sandy Thomas’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar
Active Aug 22 '18 at 11:22 AM

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Posted by Christopher O.’s Avatar Christopher O.
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Lynette Smith | Marketing Manager I live in the Washington, DC area, and there are LOTS ...

How old were you when you got your first stable job?

Im still a student but will enter the real world soon. What was it like for you to transition from school to work? What were the hardest things to get used to? What are the best parts of starting work? What advice would you give your past self if you could? #real-world #first-job...

#jobs #employment #job-search

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Active Nov 20 '18 at 04:52 PM

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Posted by Sean P.’s Avatar Sean P.
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Kamilah DeBoest | AT&T CSR - Business and Logistics Management / ... Everyone is different, don't rush growing up.I was 18 when i ...

How does it look to future employers if you work in a different field for a while?

I am hoping to pursue a career in biomedical engineering. However, I will likely work in an electrical product engineering position for a non-biomedical company following graduation. How will biomedical companies I apply for in the future see this? Will this experience help me or will they...

#electrical-engineering #engineering #biomed #engineering-industry #career-change #biotechnology #first-job #career-plan #biomedical-engineering

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Active Dec 30 '18 at 12:43 AM

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Posted by Kristen O.’s Avatar Kristen O.
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Christos Kampouridis | Systems Engineer at Grifols, Former Device Engineer at ... Hi Kristen,Biomedical and biotech companies are having issues currently with recycling ...

What industry areas of Biomedical Engineering are the best for recent college graduates hoping to pursue a lifelong career in biomedical product engineering?

I am hoping to pursue a career in Biomedical Engineering. Since this field is so broad and full of various areas of concentration, I want to know what areas professionals think are the best to begin with. What areas will help those new to industry narrow down their interests and applicable...

#electrical-engineering #biomed #engineering-industry #engineering #biotechnology #first-job #biomedical-engineering

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Active Dec 04 '18 at 08:08 PM

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Posted by Kristen O.’s Avatar Kristen O.
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Nishat Tasnim | Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering Biomedical instrumentation and biomaterials are the best areas of biomedical engineering ...

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