Graduate, Then Job Search...Wrong!
Twenty-five years ago the process was: go to school, graduate, and then begin your job search. However, today this myth will dismiss your resume from the selection process before you even get a telephone interview.
Stautzenberger College’s Career Services team advises students to begin their careers now, while pursuing their education. Whether a student is studying animal welfare or health care, valuable experience may be gained from part-time positions while attending classes. With the vast majority of today’s two-year college students maintaining a job, often times multiple jobs, finding a job in your career path will not only confirm your career choice but also permit students to gain valuable work experience. This pertinent work experience is then included in a student’s resume to distinguish them from other job applicants.
When employers have the daunting task of reviewing 25, 50, 200+ resumes for a position, they look for real-life experience. Even positions that identify themselves as “entry-level” prefer candidates that have work experience in facilities similar to their own (e.g., veterinary offices, hospitals).
Become the proactive student/employee that employers are searching for and begin your career today!
Director of Career Services
Ofc: 440-838-1999 (Ext. 516)