23 min

How to Land Your First Job: Tips from a 2020 Graduate Fashionably Late

    • Careers

In this bonus episode, Amy wanted to highlight someone who just graduated from college and is working at her first real job. Rachel Rowland, who happens to be Amy’s niece, just began working as a staffing coordinator at TaleMed, a company that places medical professionals. Rachel is a 2020 graduate of the University of Cincinnati where she majored in Biological Sciences with a minor in Professional Sales and Chemistry. When she started college, Rachel planned to go to dental school, but in her junior year she decided to switch gears.  In this episode, she shares her story and the steps she took to get a summer internship before her senior year and later, landing a full-time position. Before the end of the first semester of her senior year, in fact, she had received two job offers! She’ll also share how she crafted her very effective elevator pitch. This episode will be useful to entry-level job applicants, of course, but Rachel also has some excellent practical advice for anyone looking for a new job.
Topics in this episode
The importance of casting a wide net when looking for an internship or job How to stay resilient when job hunting Tips for writing an effective elevator pitch How to prepare for interviews What to look for in a summer internship Tips on using the skills gained in a summer internship to land a permanent job offer

In this bonus episode, Amy wanted to highlight someone who just graduated from college and is working at her first real job. Rachel Rowland, who happens to be Amy’s niece, just began working as a staffing coordinator at TaleMed, a company that places medical professionals. Rachel is a 2020 graduate of the University of Cincinnati where she majored in Biological Sciences with a minor in Professional Sales and Chemistry. When she started college, Rachel planned to go to dental school, but in her junior year she decided to switch gears.  In this episode, she shares her story and the steps she took to get a summer internship before her senior year and later, landing a full-time position. Before the end of the first semester of her senior year, in fact, she had received two job offers! She’ll also share how she crafted her very effective elevator pitch. This episode will be useful to entry-level job applicants, of course, but Rachel also has some excellent practical advice for anyone looking for a new job.
Topics in this episode
The importance of casting a wide net when looking for an internship or job How to stay resilient when job hunting Tips for writing an effective elevator pitch How to prepare for interviews What to look for in a summer internship Tips on using the skills gained in a summer internship to land a permanent job offer

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