How to Make Yourself More Marketable

  • Have a clear idea of what you want to do
  • Get involved in the career development process early
  • Gain work experience through internships and volunteer opportunities
  • Identify your transferable skills and relate them to the world of work
  • Set career and personal goals
  • Be able to explain (in an interview) the value of a Liberal Arts degree
  • Take advantage of networking opportunities
  • Develop job-search and self-marketing skills
  • Take initiative to drive your own job search
  • Have realistic expectations
  • Based on your career goals, choose electives that will boost your marketability by improving your technical skills and broadening your areas of knowledge
  • Utilize your cover letter to highlight the applicability of your skills



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