Hattie Hynes is a Recruiting/HR Marketing Intern with Milliner & Associates. She will graduate from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2019.
As a business student, this work has been nailed into my head about 1,000 times.
“In order to get a good job, you have to network!”
“It’s super competitive out there, you need to get connections!”
Most of my friends have non-business majors and I’m often asked by them what the deal with business students and networking is—-“It’s like your solution to everything. Are you hungry? Go out and network.” (This is a real quote).
It became a recurring joke. “Hey business student, are you networking?”
Prompted by the relentless heckling I got from my friends, I set out to find answers. Why do business people focus so much on networking, and why do business schools hammer it into our heads? According to a survey by The …
Hattie Hynes is a Recruiting/HR Marketing Intern with Milliner & Associates. She will graduate from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2018.
What grade do I need to get on the midterm in order to get an A in the class?
How much sleep do I really need tonight?
I can’t wait for summer break…
Which classes do I need to take in the fall?
Should I change my major?
I need four hours of sleep to function.
Wait… what am I going to do over the summer? Classes? Internship? Work in *shudders* retail?
If you’ve thought any or all of these things in the past few weeks, you’re probably in the same situation as I am. My hope is that by the time you finish reading this, you’ll be a bit calmer and less frantic about the future.
Where do you want to be in 5 years?