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An indispensable guide for college students, adapted from the world’s most popular and bestselling career book, What Color Is Your Parachute?
What Color Is Your Parachute? for College is the only guide you need for making the most of your college career from start to finish. Based on the bestselling job-hunting system in the world, created by Richard N. Bolles, it covers deciding on a major, designing a four-year plan with your interests and values in mind, creating impactful social media, developing a resume that stands out in a crowd, and making invaluable connections to the workplace.
Filled with introspective activities designed to bring out your unique skills and knowledge for interviews, resumes, and cover letters, this book provides easy-to-follow templates, rubrics, and lists to help you create the best possible social media platform, including LinkedIn. You’ll discover how to leverage your skills and experiences throughout college to start your future—whether that means landing a meaningful internship (and making the most of it!), finding your first job, continuing on to graduate school, or taking a gap year.
Whatever your future plans, What Color Is Your Parachute? for College will get you there.
About the Author
Katharine Brooks, EdD, is an award-winning, nationally certified counselor and career coach who is currently the Evans Family Executive Director of the Career Center for Vanderbilt university. She has also directed career centers at The University of Texas at Austin, Wake Forest university, and Dickinson College. She is the author of You Majored in What? Designing Your Path From College to Career and co-author of What Color Is Your Parachute? 2021. She writes a blog, Career Transitions, for Psychology Today.