Have you ever heard the phrase “You can’t get a job without experience and you can’t get experience without a job”? I’m sure you or someone you know has been in that exact situation at one time or another.
Here are 10 tips to get relevant work experience while in college, so prospective employers will take notice.
10. My favorite way to learn about job openings is by listening to people talk. Think about how much you hear just waiting in line at the grocery store. If you hear someone mention something about a job opening, ask him or her about it. I know…your teacher said that eavesdropping is rude, yet I look at it as another tool to discover job leads.
Following just a few of these tips will help you secure a job and gain relevant work experience while in college.
The content for this post is provided by the WKU Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD). The WKU CCPD exists to assist students and alumni in both identifying and reaching their career and employment goals, partners with employers to access an educated and highly trained workforce, and supports faculty and staff in developing opportunities to increase student learning and skill development to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment. Students and alumni interested in utilizing our services just need to reach out to the office by emailing us at CareerHelp@wku.edu or calling 270-745-3095.