An Intern Or Soon-To-Be Grad

So you’re starting an internship – congrats! Or perhaps it feels like an eternity as you’re slowly approaching graduation. It can feel like for-ev-er until you actually graduate and what can you really do NOW? Actually, you can do SO MUCH. You want to be READY for when you are ready to start the JOB SEARCH.

Start here for the top pro tips to get started in your career from the very first step – internships. If you’ve already had an internship – incredible! If not, learn how to position yourself with the best marketing materials to sell yourself.

Because while it might be too early to apply to a job, this is the time for gaining experience, learning, networking and getting your marketing materials together.

 

HOW TO KICK ASS IN YOUR INTERNSHIP:

Step 1: Get an internship.

Step 2: Kick ass in your internship and be unforgettable in your internship.

Step 3: Stay in touch after your internships and remind people on a regular basis you exist and especially when you’re close to graduating.

HOW TO KICK ASS IF YOU’RE SOON TO BE A GRAD:

Step 1: Don’t freak out.

Step 2: Think about what you want to do after graduation, what that first job might be and where you might want to move after graduation

Step 3: Polish your marketing materials (resume, portfolio) to shine.

Step 4: Start building relationships and reaching out for informational interviews

Step 5: When you’re close to graduation, start applying and always follow up! Avoid the black hole at all costs.

Step 6: Start a health routine so you can manage the stress of the application process.

Step 7: When you land a job, start saving as much as you can and being smart about money.

Step 8: Be unforgettable.

If you’re a soon-to-be grad you have so much to learn!

I’m here for YOU. I do this for YOU. I want to help YOU. So please reach out and let me know your questions – I was where you were not that long ago and I worked like hell to get where I am today. I want to give you the tools you need to be successful too.

If you need a bit of help to capture an edge, please reach out to me for individualized coaching, resume revamp or advice. Also you can listen and subscribe to the podcast for more pro tips on career, money health and happiness! Subscribe to the newsletter for pro tips directly to your inbox.

Go kick ass!
Xx
Laura

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