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Internship & Job Search

Career and Internship Services staff can assist you in preparing for an internship or job search and presenting yourself effectively as a candidate.

Top Skills and Qualities Employers Seek in Job Candidates

  1. Communication skills - oral & written
  2. Problem-solving skills
  3. Ability to work in a team
  4. Initiative
  5. Analytical/quantitative skills
  6. Strong work ethic
  7. Detail-oriented
  8. Technical skills related to the job
  9. Flexibility/adaptability
  10. Computer skills
  11. Interpersonal skills - relate well to others

Source: Job Outlook 2019, National Association of Colleges and Employers

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