How do you stand out at your campuses career fair? What should you be doing in college to have the confidence and experience to impress recruiters from Fortune 500 companies? Listen to Joe Santulli, campus recruiter for CDW, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the best places to work in the US. Also, see why he says sales may be a good first career to set you up for success as you progress in your career.
Zachary Slayback is an entrepreneur who writes on issues of education, innovation, and philosophy. He is an Ivy League dropout and speaks regularly on education, college, how and why to foster more entrepreneurship, and issues related to professional development. He believes that entrepreneurs are the primary actors of social change.
Zak is a cofunder of Praxis.
He was one of LinkedIn’s most influential voices on education in 2015 and has been published at Newsweek, the New York Examiner, the Daily Caller, among others, and has also appeared on The Glenn Beck Program and HuffPost Live.
Zak discusses why real-world experience is the key to the job and career you want. He also explains why he says “Your degree should be the least impressive thing on your resume.”
The faculty and staff at your institution may be, aside from family and friends, your best help in finding your internship. Listen to how you can utilize these resources to Crush Your Internship!
Many students have outstanding and life-changing experiences by being proactive and creating their own internships. There are many advantages of creating your own internship, and for examples of how students have done that, listen to David Wright in Episode 7 or Kristin Myren in Episode 13. Get ready to take notes as Alan gives you three simple steps to Creating and Crushing Your Internship!
Kristin Myren is a go-getter. She had multiple job offers before she even graduated college. She had set her sights on working for a specific company in her dream location in the state of Colorado, and achieved that goal within 1 year of graduation. Kristin crushed her internship, creating a student wellness program for the University of Arizona Campus Recreation Office that left her internship preceptor raving that Kristen was the best intern she had ever had. This program was so well received, one of the largest non-profit community health centers in the United States had Kristin come and present her program to their leadership. Kristin provides tips galore, so listen and learn!