Dear Dr. Mimi- Graduate

Dear Dr. Mimi:

I have been working just to support myself through school and have now graduated. I have been searching for a job that catches my interest, as well as within my graduating major. However, I have had zero luck getting hired. Do you have any tips for finding a job?

—Graduate

Dear Graduate:

When looking for a job, it is important to identify more than one career goal. Don’t limit yourself to one specific job. Think about organizations that use people with your talents. You may not get your dream job, but you may find something in an industry you want to work in. You may also find a job that interests you but is not inside your major. That is completely normal! Update your resume and LinkedIn page, as well as online resources. Remember, even though you have been working, you are new to the field.

—Dr. Mimi


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