Many college students make the mistake of waiting until after they graduate to look for a job. In many cases that’s too late. In May or June many internship programs or full-time hiring classes are in full swing. Many companies with a formal college recruiting program are training their new hires and introducing them to the firm. In fact companies recruit up to one year in advance for top candidates. Take a look a the standard company college recruiting cycle and use it to benchmark the progress of your employment search efforts.
Where do you fit within this process? Based on the information above, what steps should you be taking during this cycle? Where should you be if you are looking for an internship or full-time job? Companies are interviewing this Fall, so you should be sure to get on their interview schedules.