Our Hair. Our hair is our crowning glory. It is indicative of our overall health and grooming habits to the outside world. It is critical when you are job searching.

Career field resumes — that are geared to telling a story about the future Hill staffer you, or the future Peace Corps volunteer you. These resumes might only resemble each other by your name in bold at the top. Your Hill resume tells me everything you’ve ever done politically and with research and writing, and dealing with the public. And possibly, if you need to fill some space, your domestic policy coursework. And not much more. Your Peace Corps resume tells me everything you’ve ever done as a volunteer, all of your international travel, your language capabilities, and possibly, all of your international coursework. And not much more.

If you are looking to get a job where you can express creativity, spend your senior year creating an online portfolio. Get this portfolio up and running so that you can add that to your resume for employers to see.

If it is your first time away from home, don’t fear calling your parents. Though you may feel embarrassed, they love you. If something is scary or overwhelming, they are still your greatest allies. Otherwise, consider an older sibling or close friend. Sometimes, life can seem overwhelming. Older people really do understand.

We were able to bring him home and coddle him in a couple of hours. We were very relieved. We were extremely grateful that it wasn’t serious. He is a wrestler and has a high pain tolerance. When he is in pain we know that he is really in pain. He said that the chest pains were so severe he felt like he had the wind knocked out of him. He had a medium rare steak the night before at Chili’s Restaurant. I hope he doesn’t do that again.

Below are some sample answers. Please be sure to practice your answer with a friend or two. If you are a college graduate, the career center staff should be happy to help you prepare for a job interview, and can help you review your answer to this question.

2) Network. Speak to your instructors/professors. When on your clinicals, speak to your preceptors to see about job opportunities when you graduate and pass the licensure examination. Even if your clinical site has no openings, your preceptors know people. Ask for names and contact information. And then.contact the individuals!

Search like it’s your full time job. Again, spend time searching. This isn’t just a glance like you’re browsing e-bay for a moment in the afternoon. To find your job you will have to really look, unless of course you have all your ducks in a row and you have something lined up.