20 Mistakes Everyone Makes in College

16. Not Doing Internships

The old "you need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get experience" paradox still rings true, but lucky for you, tons of companies will hire you as an intern. You're in college, so they don't expect you to have experience, but since you're a complete neophyte, you shouldn't expect to get paid in tangible money, either. Though these unpaid internships won't help you upgrade to McDonald's combo meals from Top Ramen, the knowledge and training you get on the job while in school will become an invaluable asset to you once you graduate.

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