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8 Work Accessories Every Grad Needs to Get Through the Day

New jobs are super exciting, but – beyond the obvious steps towards your future – decorating your workspace and making it your own while giving it functionality can be hard. Here are 8 essentials that will accomplish just that!

The Erin Condren LifePlanner

The customization options are almost endless, with tons of covers to choose from and options for personalization, the LifePlanner is guaranteed to help you keep it together. The banana leaves pattern will have you feeling the warm hawaiian breeze you dream of, even in your home office. 

Erin Condren, $55; shop now

Ash Rose Anchor Sleeve
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Keep your computer protected from everything else you carry in your bag. 

Herschel​, $40; shop now

“Think. Then Do.” Business Card Holder

To remind you to breathe first, and to keep them handy for meetings and interviews, or for when you have to read off your office phone number to an answering machine. It’s okay – nobody has to know you never memorized it! 

hcxo.shop, $12; shop now

The Luncher
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modernpicnic.com

The grown-up lunch box you didn’t know you needed. Carry your sandwich and snacks in this beautiful bag made of premium vegan leather.

Modern Picnic, $149; shop now

Pink Floral Print Tab Notes

Nothing helps you stay organized more than a great to-do list. We’re loving this fun set from ban.do that will look perfect on your desk, wherever your post-grad plans take you!

Lulus, $16, shop now

Ember Metallic Mug
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Ember

Plug this in at your desk and keep your coffee or tea at your desired temperature all morning long! 

Ember, $130; shop now

Porter Mug
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wandpdesign.com

We all have days where we’re scrambling to get out the door, so take your coffee with you. We’re obsessed with this fun Terrazzo pattern.

w&p design, $24; shop now

Simple Modern Tumbler
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amazon.com

But never too busy to keep up your water intake throughout the day. 

Amazon, $25; shop now

The Her Campus National Editors write about products we love and think you’ll love too. Her Campus has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. All products are in stock and all prices are accurate as of publication.

Sammi is the Lifestyle Editor at HerCampus.com, overseeing content strategy for the lifestyle, decor, Her Future, Her20s, culture & entertainment sections. She first got involved with HC as the Social Media Manager and Senior Editor of Her Campus at Siena, where she graduated with a degree in Biology of all things. She moonlights as an EMT, and in her free time can be found playing post-apocalyptic video games, trying on new lipsticks, begging for Taylor Swift's attention on Twitter or planning her next trip to Broadway.
Madeleine manages the Her Campus national branded content team. She graduated from Fordham University in 2015, where she studied communications and marketing. Before joining HC, Madeleine most recently was the branded content editor for Delish.com and HouseBeautiful.com. She currently lives in New York City with her boyfriend and their cat, Beignet.
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