Whatever path you choose, remember that your resume is the foundation for all of your job search marketing materials. Even if you don’t actually “print” the paper out.
Based on your preferences, what geographical areas or locations are you willing to consider? This factor alone can narrow down your graduate school options enormously. The size and type of school choices go along with the actual location of the school. Small schools, large schools, big cities, or small towns?
TIP: When Mom and dad could not afford the barber we sought out a beauty school or barber college. Students worked on our hair under the watchful eye of licensed stylists. Depending on your income, a shampoo, cut and style can be free or just a nominal charge.
Cleanthi Peters sued Universal Studios in florida for mental anguish and emotional distress. Why? It seems that their Halloween Horror Nights haunted house was too scary.
Search like it’s your full time job. Again, spend time searching. This isn’t just a glance like you’re browsing e-bay for a moment in the afternoon. To find your job you will have to really look, unless of course you have all your ducks in a row and you have something lined up.
All too often people graduate from college, and wind up back at home living with parents. Why? Because they think they are too over qualified for job opportunities. It is really hard for employers to see what you’re capable of if all you have is college, you do need the experience and the references as well.
Whether you are currently enrolled as an undergraduate or have already graduated, visit your undergraduate’s college or university career center or career placement office. They keep a library of guidebooks and information on different graduate schools that offer various programs. This is a great source of information for you to get a feel for the various graduate programs offered at various schools.
You’re out there, doing the best you can (or you think you are doing the best you can), but jobs are not easy to find. Statistics vary, but I’ve heard that there are anywhere from 4-8 people for every job (depending on your location and field). It’s not a “come as you are” job market.