Career Crashers Episode 7: Amanda Grimmett on College Jobs Over College Degrees
At age twenty-two, Amanda Grimmett was asked in an interview, “What do you think a company owes its employees?” Her answer: “An opportunity to learn and grow.” With that mentality, she was offered a role higher than the one she was interviewing for–on the spot.
Amanda is the Area Community & Corporate Events Manager at Convene, where she oversees all of their client-facing and community events in New York.
How running events from college led to Amanda’s first career opportunity
Getting offered a job during her interview that was actually higher than the role she was interviewing for
Selling your experience in a way that shows a company it is relevant to the jobs you want
How to prepare for an interview
What separates the best applicants she interviews for roles
What skill she wishes she had when she was starting her career