A modern guide for students on how to choose a major, create a four-year plan, make the most of your college experience, land an internship, and successfully secure your first job.
What Color Is Your Parachute? for College is the only guide you need for making the best of your college career from start to finish. Based on the bestselling job-hunting system in the world, created by Richard N. Bolles, it covers choosing your major, designing a four-year plan with your interests and values in mind, creating and adding to a resume that stands out in a crowd, and making valuable connections with fellow students and alumni. You'll discover how to leverage your skills and experiences throughout college to land a meaningful internship and make sure you make the most of it, find a first job and get started with intentionality, or assess your career field and make an informed decision to continue schooling at the graduate level. Katharine Brooks, EdD, has also included relevant information for the modern student about using social media, online profiles such as LinkedIn, and interviewing via webcam to accomplish your goals. The book includes exercises and space for self-reflection throughout, allowing you to truly find the path through college into a successful future that fits.