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July 11, 2013

How I Found a Job After Graduation

CNN Money interviewed seven recent college graduates for an online feature: "How I Found a Job After Graduation." Their interviewees included St. Edward’s University’s Dagoberto Garcia ’12, who shared his post-graduation experience.

 Vincent NguyenGarcia, who earned his Master of Liberal Arts degree, was hired by the Workers Assistance Program in Austin as their event planner right after graduation.

In offering advice to other recent graduates and current students about finding a job, Garcia says, “The ability to sell yourself face-to-face and eye-to-eye with people who are going to determine your future is critical.

Don't be completely utilitarian; it's more than ‘what can you do for me?’ Relationships work both ways. See how you can help others.”

Read the full story, published 6/20/13 by CNN Money.

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