How many doors can be shut in your face before you give up?
How many times does someone have to tell you “no” before you decide to move back in with your parents after college?
I believe the number of times a person can dust off and get back on their feet after hitting a bump in their road tells a lot about their character.
Searching for an internship has, without a doubt, been the most defeating process I have even been through. However, my fight is far from over. My determination, perseverance, confidence and hard work will prevail.
If you’re on the hunt for an internship or job, keep your head up! You’ve worked hard throughout your undergrad. You’ve sat on executive boards and volunteered at fundraisers. Your work will not go unnoticed. Don’t let anyone tell you that you’re not good enough. You’ll find your way.
Most people have heard the adage “job-hunting is a full-time job,” but what often goes unsaid is that it’s pretty much the worst full-time job. It’s tedious, you have to work weekends, there are no happy hours with coworkers, and to top it all off, it doesn’t even pay the bills (well, at least not right away). So if you’ve been searching for months and are nowhere near landing your dream job, it’s understandable that you sometimes feel like you want to throw up your hands, open a bottle of wine, and call it quits. But before you start looking for sturdy cardboard boxes to live in, try first to remember these 5 important things:
1. You are not entitled to a job.
You just spent 4 years of your life and thousands of dollars on your education, you got good grades, juggled internships and extracurriculars, you volunteered…
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