A common mistake that students make when applying to many positions at many different companies is sending a “one size fits all” job application for every role. Take the time to tailor your resume and cover letter for each application. In your cover letter, don’t simply highlight that you are a team player and that you have excellent time management skills.
Networking is not easy. You have a few minutes to make an impression that could introduce you to many opportunities, whether that be for a co-op job or a professional mentor. I have attended a number of networking sessions in my time at Laurier, and here are my takeaways on what you should be doing at networking events and what you should avoid.