Tech & Analytics Newsletter
January 26, 2022 – Upcoming Events, Opportunities & Resources
Now is the time to jumpstart that job and internship search if you have not yet done so. Jobs and internships will continue to get posted now through May in the tech industry. The article below shares five strategies to stay motivated. I have been asked, “How many job postings should I apply to?” To reinforce the article, I don’t recommend a target of applying to 100 internships or 3 postings a day. Rather, broaden your search strategies to target organizations of interest and build relationships in those organizations (and beyond).
Personally, I often feel most energized to start work when I have an organizational structure in place to track my work. Therefore, in addition to the great tips in this article, think about creating a job or internship search tracker. As one sample, try Airtable’s Job Hunting Template. I quickly created the below template using Airtable. Note: Be sure to include a link to the posting so you can reference it later if and when you get an interview, though, many links disappear so you may want to copy and paste the posting into a Google Doc. Whatever tools you use, create a structure that works with your style and push yourself out of your comfort zone and move beyond sitting behind a computer and applying to postings online.
All the best,
Jodi Schneiderman | firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director, Employer Relations and Industry Advising | Health, Science, and Technology
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Article of the Week
5 Ways to Stay Motivated in Your Job Search 2022
Searching for a job can be exhausting. You know you need to keep plugging away, but any roadblock, unanswered email, or rejection can add up and chip away at your confidence. As we dive into the new year, here are some tips and tricks to help you stay optimistic and excited while you search for jobs this semester. Read this article to learn more about what you can do to help land that job!
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