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Career After College

Let’s face it: the job market is tough, and it’s hard to find a “big girl job” after graduation. Even though you filled out application after application, you might still be without a full-time job. The biggest problem with this situation? You need money! Don’t worry, collegiettes; there are plenty of ways to make some cash while you continue the post-grad job hunt. These mini jobs can give you a little extra income in the meantime until you snag that fabulous dream position. Try one of these methods to rake in some money! 1. Start an Etsy Shop If you're an avid crafter and have lots of time...
Girls go to college to get more knowledge… but also just to grow up. Hopefully, you’ll learn just as many life lessons in your four years of college as you will facts from your textbooks. To guide you, Her Campus has a checklist of everything you should know how to do before graduation day. 1. Defend yourself. Take a self-defense class, invest in mace, and channel Sandra Bullock in Miss Congeniality (Sulley from Monsters, Inc. works, too). You never know when you’ll need to get yourself out of a tough situation. Check out Girls Fight Back, which provides information, encouragement, and an...
Congratulations, you landed yourself a job! That alone is a BFD and you totally deserve a solid pat on the back.  But with your new career also comes that seemingly daunting, scary idea of the real world.  News flash: you’re no longer an innocent intern, you’re (gasp) a legitimate employee!  So before sauntering into the workplace on the first day, there are a few changes that you may need to make to ensure that you’re acting like a full-time staffer—it’s goodbye college classes and hello extended chats at the water cooler.  To help you make the transition from intern to real live working...