Opportunities are Everywhere

The most successful job seekers take a varied and proactive approach to their search. This goes beyond filling out numerous online applications and waiting for a phone call from a recruiter. View our tips below to help you maximize your job and internship search.


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Breaking Down Your Search

40% of your time expanding and reaching out to your network, using LinkedIn, networking events, and taking a look at who you know.

30% of your time following up on your applications and your networking efforts, including career-related events you attended.

20% of your time applying to job postings.

10% of your time attending career related events including career fairs, employer site visits and information sessions.

Next Steps: Following Up

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Recruiter Tips for Students Attending Career Fairs