Dear College Students: Finding a Job is Tough, so Keep Your Chin Up (a memoir)

Finding a job or internship is tough.

There are enough roadblocks and setbacks throughout the application process without having to worry about getting to class on time or your parents nagging you for rent money just to live at home (so why was it free for 22 years huh?).

Hell, after so many “No’s” and carefully constructed cover letters apparently fated for a trashcan in some recruiter’s office, you can even get a little depressed.

Before, you considered yourself a worthy candidate for Booze.  Now, you’re a tad jealous of your little sister’s babysitting gig.

Well before Tom and Brandon here at ROCS decided I was worthy enough to grace them with my presence, I was a desperate mess like you.

This is my story…

Continue to the first post:  Job Search, Week 1: Unemployed but Feeling Good

The Story of Mike’s Job Search.

  1. Job Search, Week 1: Unemployed but Feeling Good
  2. Job Search, Week 2: Unemployed and I Need a Job
  3. Job Search, Week 3: Unemployed & I Really Need a Job
  4. Job Search, Week 4: Unemployed, but Productive
  5. Job Search, Week 5: Unemployed, but Not for Long!
  6. more to come soon…

About the Author: Mike McGurk is a Student Finder at ROCS and a current student at George Mason University. The worst job he ever had was a brief stint as a door-to-door salesman. He  lasted six hours.

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