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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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"The most positive advising experience I had at MNSU is when I went to Career Center to seek advice regarding job hunting. Their staff are very responsive. Their assistant director helped me review my resume and gave me a lot of useful advice as to how to polish my resume based on the key words of job description."
- Yong L: MNSU Alumni -


Networking, hands-down, is the number one way of finding jobs and internships across all fields.


In the 21st century, networking is connecting with others on, setting up informational interviews over the phone halfway around the country, or Skyping with a contact at 7:00pm. We use different methods to connect, but at the end of the day, employers still want to hire people they know will do a good job, have a great reputation, and can work well with others.  So, what does this all mean?


student interacting with employer


Tip: Spend about 80% of your job search making connections, talking to others, attending fairs and events, joining professional organizations, and attending conferences — where you have face to face interaction with employers. Spend the other 20% online finding and applying to positions.



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