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If you are a first year, I'd recommend getting an internship during one of your summers. Even if it is low pay or unpaid, it can give you a foot in the door to a potential employer. Some companies will only hire from their internship pool, so it is important to have some good internship experience while you are at school. If you are fortunate enough to have multiple summers to try out different jobs and different companies, use it as an opportunity to determine what you a) enjoy doing, b) what you are good at, and c) what you can get compensated doing. If you can find a field where you can hit all three, then congrats!