5 Winter Break Career Development Tips for College Students

INTERVIEW

Setup an informational interview: It's time to dust off those business cards you've collected this past semester and start reaching out to your contacts. Take this time to setup informal, informational interviews with prospective employers or leaders in your field that you admire. Don't be afraid to cold call a few companies to setup in-person meet and greets as well. Expect a few "nos" and fully take advantage of getting to know everyone who says yes. Remember, you're not looking for a job - at the moment - the goal of an information interview is to learn more about that professional, the industry and the company, as well as put yourself on that person and company's radar.

Setup an informational interview: It’s time to dust off those business cards you’ve collected this…