Your Career choice should definitely be something you are passionate about. “Your Passion” Something you love so much you will do for free! Shadowing or experiencing is going to be your answer to make sure you really love what you chose. How many people do you hear all the time say, “I hate my job”, or “I don’t want to go to work”,or “I wish I would have…”, well don’t let that be you. You can make sure you are doing what you love. We suggest while you are in school from the beginning, please do Internships.
An internship allows you to gain experience in a certain field you are studyingor majoring in and also it helps you build your resume. Remember you arecompeting against people not just locally, nationally, but from all over theworld, yes globally, so you need to gain enough experience as possible andinternships helps you do this. Plus, it gives you the opportunity to seeif you like a particular field or not. Your career choice could be somethingyou will be doing for a long time, so you want to make sure you like it.
Most internships start interviewing first quarter January-March so you shouldstart looking in the fall of your school year. Every major company has internships.Companies use internships as a way to find new talented individuals likeyou. Also, it helps companies with their diversity goals. Diversityis key to a company’s success. Companies need individuals from allbackgrounds so they can serve their customers or create the bestproducts.
Here are some great resources for you to discover who you are and what fields may be of interest to you:My Next Move College Board Princeton ReviewCareer Quiz
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