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Career and Internship Services staff can assist you in preparing for an internship or job search and presenting yourself effectively as a candidate.

Top Skills and Qualities Employers Seek in Job Candidates

  1. Problem-solving skills
  2. Ability to work in a team
  3. Written communication skills
  4. Leadership
  5. Strong work ethic
  6. Analytical/quantitative skills
  7. Verbal communication skills
  8. Initiative
  9. Detail-oriented
  10. Flexibility/adaptability
  11. Technical skills

Source: Job Outlook 2018, National Association of Colleges and Employers


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