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While still a student in college, when should I start applying for jobs?

You should start securing internships before your final year in University.  This helps you build work experience and a network of companies you can then apply to for full time jobs.  If you…

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What is a normal amount of summer work experience or internships to have coming out of college?

Thanks for the question.  First I would say there really is no “normal” amount of time.  Expectations are going to vary greatly from company to company just as student’s unique situations…

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How important are teacher recommendations for getting a job right out of college?

Good question and they are important.  In many cases company recruiters will require formal references and your teachers are an…

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What basic entry-level skills do new hires often lack?

I most often see a lack of experience in presentation skills; this can be both written and verbal.  I suggest every student take several courses (within University or ourside ...such as at Toastmaster…

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What kinds of activities outside of classroom work are employers looking for?

The following list is not all-encompassing, but gives you an idea of what recruiters look for and value:
 
1) Ran your own business while in college
2) Solid amount of community involvement…

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