7 ways to gain executive experience in college
U.S. News & World Report - 09/17/2014
“Describe your background and how it qualifies you for this job.”
While you wouldn’t be surprised to hear that request in an interview, it may put terror in the heart of any new college graduates without much practical experience. In many cases, even those who earn a college degree come up short when it comes to job search success. How can you avoid looking back at your college days with regret and instead become marketable for a job?
Maria Stein, associate vice president of cooperative education and career development at Northeastern University in Boston, offers the following seven tips to help ensure you gain the experience you need in the C suite while you’re still in school.