Management Professors Offer Advice for Job Seekers


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by Jessica Driscoll | filed under Project Based Learning | Gloucester County Times

On Friday, Rowan University’s class of 2012 will receive their diplomas and embark on a search for the perfect career in a less than ideal economy.

A few management professors from Rowan’s Rohrer College of Business offered advice for new and recent graduates seeking that first job out of college and the many they will pursue throughout their professional lives.

Not surprising, Dr. Robert Fleming, professor at Rowan University, encourages students to gain as much real-world experience gained through internships and Project Based Learning. “Simply having a business management major is not enough to obtain a job in business. ‘Work experience’ obtained through an internship or project-based learning assignments is a differentiator.”

“You need to believe in yourself and be proactive in making the case that you possess the unique knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable you to excel in the position for which you are applying.”

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Jessica Driscoll is a contrubuting writer for the Gloucester County Times of New Jersey.  Find all of her articles at the Cloucester County Times online.

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