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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. Make decisions and solve problems
  2. Verbally communicate with persons inside and outside the organization 
  3. Obtain and process information
  4. Plan, organize, and prioritize work
  5. Analyze quantitative data
  6. Technical knowledge related to the job
  7. Proficiency with computer software programs
  8. Create and/or edit written reports
  9. Sell to or influence others

Source: Job Outlook 2017, National Association of Colleges and Employers

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