If your first full-time job is locked down by the time you cross the stage on college graduation day, you're probably feeling a mix of excitement and relief. But looking back on the past four years doesn't usually come without a hint of anxiety for the future: Entering the working world means you'll no longer be a big fish in a small campus pond.
Landing your first full-time job is a huge milestone. Take it from these recent grads, who share in the video below what it was like starting their first job after college.
About these recent grads:
- Jibran Khan is a 2012 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He works at HotelTonight doing market strategy.
- Onn Rubin is in business development at San Francisco startup Jhana. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013.
- Mallory Colin graduated in 2014 from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in San Francisco. Her first job out of college is as an interior designer and project manager for Engage Hospitality.
- Teddy Nykiel writes about personal finance for NerdWallet. She graduated in 2014 from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
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