Checklist of actions you can take in order to find a job in your field of study.
Resume examples for new graduates / entry-level positions.
Cover letter examples for new graduates / entry-level positions.
Practical tips on how to improve an entry-level STEM resume.
How to identify opportunities and prepare internship applications.
Leverage their experience and avoid going down the same path.
Proper planning is the key to success.
Here is the most important advice that you will ever hear:
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
Ask yourself, what kind of pitch can you make that will get you hired? What is your edge? How are you different from others? What are your strengths? What can you bring to the job that is valuable?
Confidence is key. It is the seed that will make things happen for you. You need to believe in yourself in order to have the drive to go forward with your job search. It may be a long journey. We don't know, but you need to be ready for it.
Looking for work is a lot about attitude and having the right outlook on things. You need to be positive to draw good luck and for people to want to give you a chance and work with you.
However, don't put too much pressure on yourself. Employers understand that you are new to the job market. The main attributes they will be looking for are that you have the right foundation and the right motivation to learn and grow. Potential and an open mind are what employers look for in new graduates.
This section is dedicated specifically to new graduates. However, the more general resources found elsewhere on WorkBloom also apply to you. Therefore, make sure to look at those as well. Good luck in your journey. Remember, life is a marathon, not a sprint.
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