As students peruse local job listings they often notice that almost all jobs require previous work experience. For many students this can be frightening. Students know what they are doing and are ready for a job, but cannot get a job without experience.
Zhaleh Freels, a ’09 International Studies graduate, took anything but the traditional route to graduation. Looking back, she credits her co-op position at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as one of the most beneficial factors to her career success.