Every week, we highlight a few positions that we think you'll find interesting. Learn more by checking out each pick on Handshake. While you're there, see what other interesting opportunities you find! Handshake is a great way to start exploring your career options and it is also the best way to stay informed on what you need to know as a job or internship seeker while you're a student here at U of M.
According to a recent survey conducted by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), 75% of allopathic medical schools (MD) expressed interest in a centralized set of instructions for reference letters' writers.
While most employers who post jobs and internships are legitimate, there are also some bad apples out there preying upon naive job seekers. It is important to pay attention to postings and research opportunities before applying.
So how do you know when to be suspicious?
There are certain steps that you, as college students, should take to help you explore various career options. Just like a final exam, your job/internship search or program selection is not something you should ‘cram’ for at the last minute.
It takes time, reflection, and different experiences that will help you define what you’d like to do. Remember, deciding on a career is a process. And it's something that will not happen two weeks before graduation.