Prepare yourself for changes in life paths. It is likely that your new grad may be coming up with new ideas for their future. If they’re plan isn’t working out as they like they may have to be flexible in order for them to more forward on their career path. Don’t get frustrated with them for changing their mind, simply offer your support and advice.
6) Computers – Today, a computer is a must for any job search. It is on the computers where you find many jobs, where you do most of your research and where you will apply on line. If you can afford your own, that is best but there are free computers at the library and at your local career center.
4) Travel Expenses -With gas prices today, even an interview nearby home costs some money, and depending on your range of your career campaign, the cost of travel may increase. Don’t discount spending your own money for travel to get the right position.
Visit A local Job Fair – Companies, which take part of job fairs, also post their needs for interns. If you do not find any post for such, ask the representatives of these companies for any opportunity. Be quick to enlist yourself for an interview.
Find out the cost for the graduate program. Just like any major investment that you make, cost is always a factor. While it shouldn’t be the only item that you consider, it is definitely one of the things that you must consider. Can you afford to pay for your graduate education at this school? How will you pay for your education? Check out the school’s financial aid services.
Other places to check for student jobs are your career office, the online website for your college other students. Many times students know of jobs because they have turned them down and they may be a good source for you.
Prepare yourself with questions about your old job. Whether you were laid off or left on your own free will, have answers prepared for interviewers as to why you left your previous place of work. If you got laid off, don’t lie.