So, you and your parents have just invested a significant amount of money for your college education. As a freshman, what can you do to make sure you get your money’s worth? How will you assure a return on your investment (ROI)? Related: 6 Reasons Internships Are A Must In College Well, here is a very important fact about college and ROI. Attending class, establishing a strong GPA, and completing a major will get you a degree but NOT a job. Your degree alone will not educate you on how to transition from a student to a professional. Your degree alone will not educate you on how to build your network, establish your professional brand, and obtain and keep a job. The career development services office is where you will receive this education and, this is a process that takes as many semesters to complete as your degree. Failing to prioritize your career development will put you way behind in education and strategy crucial to landing a job at graduation.
July 25, 2015