Study, learn, and focus on your GPA from day one. We cannot over emphasize the importance of your GPA to employers. Ensure that the GPA you graduate with in four years will support you in getting the job of your dreams. Develop strong study and time management skills.
Apply for a library bar code to access library databases from off-campus. Email a librarian at email@example.com with name, address, phone number, and student status. Prepare for four years of serious study to yield a future career when you graduate.
Use the five online library tutorials on how to access and use the library resources for main campus students and online students. The online library tutorials are located under helpful links.
In English 110 pay attention to the two sessions on Basic Library Instruction and Evaluating Website Resources. This will be foundational for your four years of study.
Take Learning Across The Life Span required course CSS101
Visit 7 x 24 "tutor.com" for course work assistance and tutoring. To login to Post's tutor.com account go to the Blackboard home page, select the tab at the top "Academic Support & Policies" and then www.tutor.com.
Use your Post email @students.post.edu DAILY. Career Services sends emails to your Post email address announcing: internships, part-time jobs, summer jobs, full-time jobs, on and off campus events, workshops, and career fairs.
Stop by Career Services at North 103 and check out our bulletin board with postings for internships, part-time/summer/full-time jobs and career fairs.
Visit the Career Services website Careers By Major tab and explore the careers in the major you have chosen including salary information.
Go to Reality Check and estimate what kind of salary you will need to support the lifestyle you want. While this is a California site, choose Stockton or Sacramento towns as they have the same cost of living as Hartford, Conn.
Create your "Elevator Pitch" sometimes referred to as a "60 Second Commercial". A brief networking pitch that quickly describes what you are all about, values, passions, career interests, and accomplishments. Go to the Harvard Business School to step through the creation process.
Attend Career Services workshops or online webinars.
Join on-campus student organizations to get involved in their projects, learn new skills, and gain valuable experience to build your résumé.
Participate in academic clubs related to your major and/or career interests to begin developing your future career network.
Volunteer for community services for personal development and to demonstrate your character and involvement in the community at large.
Participating in sports is also a great learning experience and contributes to your résumé.