Introduction to Working

A barista behind the counter in a coffee shop.

Internships and work experience are a proven method of getting your foot in the door.

—Duane Strauss, TV presenter and producer

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Identify typical job categories for college students
  • Describe the pros and cons of working while in college
  • Identify employment resources on campus and in the community


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