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David Bradley

I would recommend you cold-email different places you would be. Follow up after 3 days with a cold-call, referencing the email. If there's a secretary that answers, just tell them you want to talk to XXXXX regarding a correspondence with him/her by email. That gets around the risk of them just taking your name and number and tossing it aside!

Don't know exactly what you want to do? Here's some tips (in no order, and you can do all or just some of them):
1) Figure out an industry you are interested in.
2) Figure out a job type you are interested in
-- What are the job functions?
-- Is it providing a service to someone?
-- Is it a certain service, or is the service you are thinking of just something you are familiar with?
-- Decide if its the service you want to deliver, or the response you want to get from who you are helping.
3) Go on an informational interview. This is your chance to find someone in a position you are interested in pursuing, and lets you get their perspective on what the job is truly all about, and how to get there.
4) Get an internship in a field you might be interested in!

Answered 8 years ago

David Bradley