University is probably the one place in your whole life where you will be offered so many different kinds of study and work experiences and opportunities to meet interesting people. Sure, you will meet and greet throughout your career, but nowhere else will you have such variety thrown at you in such a heavy concentration.
It is important to tap into that opportunity early, to develop your networking skills and your ability to sell yourself, so that when you graduate you have a good set of contacts to call upon for jobs. That career ladder isn’t going to climb itself.
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