Internships Guide (Gradly.US).pdf

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3. I don’t want you to blindly keep applying to companies without knowing what works. Every few weeks: take a hard look at where you're going right, and wrong. Which channel is working for you? Do you see it? Great! Put more With PDFmyURL anyone can convert entire websites to PDF !
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time and effort into that from now. VI. Broaden Your Focus A very common and major mistake students commit, including myself, is restricting focus to the top companies. Or the top 30 companies in a specific niche. Do NOT do that. Definitely apply to all these companies: Among these, do your research and figure out the few companies that you feel incredibly passionate about. Find strong contacts, and submit a brilliant application. But, do not keep hope. Begin applying to startups or even better, get in touch with people from a few startups. I was fortunate as the Founder of the startup that I’m currently working with, Gradly , got in touch with me a year ago. Since then, I’ve seen him grow the startup at such an extraordinary pace. I would have happily joined Gradly if I hadn’t obtained an internship offer. Find a mentor: ask him/her to connect you with a few With PDFmyURL anyone can convert entire websites to PDF !
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people from the field. To everyone you speak to, ask about new companies to apply to. They might know the intricacies of a company which you don't, such as: work culture, progress scope, projects being worked on and so on. Finally, use all the job alerts I spoke about before to apply to new companies. Remember: based on the company you're applying to: it's important to tailor your resume accordingly. VII. Interview Preparation With PDFmyURL anyone can convert entire websites to PDF !
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I will break this part down into three sections: 1. Using University Resources: Columbia has CCE and I am confident that all Universities have a cell where they help with resume checking, mock interview preparation, strategies for job search, non-profit organization tie ups and SO much more. Use them wisely. Here are some tips on that subject. 2. Personal Preparation: This differs heavily from one field to another - I've been through preparation for both With PDFmyURL anyone can convert entire websites to PDF !
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consulting and product/program management roles. I want you all to sit and figure out where your interests lie first - I shifted from one to another after speaking to over 30 consultants. If you can figure yours out earlier, it's very useful. 1. Consulting: The following should give a great head start: Read Case In Point by Marc Cosentino (Harvard University career officer). It is considered The Bible for aspiring consultants. Available here . Follow and Subscribe to Victor Cheng: Apart from posting brilliant articles and videos on his website , he shares stories of others who used his resources and secured a job. If you can afford, purchase “Look Over My Shoulder” package which has 20 hours of audio mock case practice. Available here .
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