Getting Your First Job: What New Grads Should Know
by Marisa Atkinson
So, you’re a Computer Science major fresh out of college. You’ve walked the stage, they’ve mailed you your diploma, and you have no idea what to do next. You’ve sent your resume out a few times, but to no avail, the radio silence or the stream of rejection is deafening, and your motivation is now a hair’s breadth away from your grasp. Who’s going to want to hire a newly graduated individual, when there are so many other candidates out there vying for the same positions as you? How do you make your resume stand out? After all, this is new to you. So, what are you to expect? It’s never too late to take the necessary steps in getting your first job.