HOW TO PREPARE FOR POST-GRAD DURING WINTER BREAK

Aced your finals? Check. Home for the holidays? Check. Time for some relaxation, hot cocoa and gingerbread cookies? In progress!

During winter break, you may run across quite a bit of extra downtime you don’t have during the academic year. So, while you’re sipping on your hot cocoa and waiting for your gingerbread cookies to finish baking, use this opportunity to get ahead on preparations for post-grad life.

  • Polish your resume

Is your resume up-to-date? Be sure to list your involvement with Alpha Gam and other organizations! For more tips on what to include on your resume, check out the Fall 2018 Issue of the Quarterly! To read the article, click here.

  • Network

Is there someone in your hometown who works in your desired profession? Make plans to grab coffee one day during break and get to know them better. Networking is the number one way to find a job and grow in your career. Be sure to ask questions about their day-to-day job duties and advice they have to give.

Intimidated by networking? Click here to read Networking 101 by Jen Przydzial, Zeta Delta–Towson University, for more tips on how to make networking a little easier.

  • Job Search

Get ahead on your job search! Many organizations hire college graduates in the spring. You’d be surprised how many students land a job before graduation—and that could be you! Check out LinkedIn for open positions in your industry. Want to stay local or move across the country? Narrow your search by searching your desired location. Be sure to check out Alpha Gamma Delta’s page for possible job opportunities, too!

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