Yesterday I talked about the importance of finding an internship or part-time job as you march towards graduation. Today, we look at other avenues that you can take while in school to further prepare yourself for your future career.
What Will You Get Out Of It?
So basically I’m telling you to spend a large portion of your free time getting involved in clubs and organizations on your campus, instead of doing what all your friends are doing; partying, drinking, and staying up till 4AM on a nightly basis. Now I’m not saying not to have fun and take part in those crazy nights from time to time, but staying focused and using your time responsibly is key to making sure you’re prepared and getting offered a job by graduation.
Not only will you have a great shot at having a job offer, you’ll grow dramatically through involvement. You’ll grow emotionally and mentally in ever facet possible. Your confidence will soar through the roof at what you believe yourself capable of. You’ll find yourself walking into interviews thinking, “Thanks for holding this position open for me.” So don’t wait, get involved…now.
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