Originally published on HerCampus.com.
It’s not easy landing a well-paying job straight out of college anymore, or maybe it was never really easy. More and more college graduates find themselves settling for unpaid internships well into their second or third years out of college. Not only is it exhausting and discouraging, but it can also be near impossible to stay afloat financially if you’re in a similar situation. It’s terrifying to confront the idea that, maybe your degree (or even multiple degrees) isn’t enough…maybe you’re not enough, but we’re here to tell you that’s not the case at all. It just means you have to work a little harder, hustle a little longer and study a little more.
Yup, you read right; we think you should hit the virtual books, so to speak. Online certifications offer anyone—not just college graduates—the opportunity to strengthen and prove their expertise in specific areas of work.
Read my full article on HerCampus.com.