10 Jobs for People With Little or No Experience
Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for your first job or a working professional looking to change careers, we get that things are tough. After all, how do you get experience if nobody will hire you without experience?
Well, you’ve come to the right place, because we’ve put together a list of jobs for people with little or no relevant work experience. From college internships to entry-level jobs, we’re sure that you’re going to find a role that piques your interest.
1. Software Engineer
Birchbox, New York
To all college seniors graduating next spring (don’t be shy, we know there’s a bunch of you out there): We have exciting news! Birchbox is hiring class of 2015 graduates to join its rapidly growing tech team. While a solid educational foundation in software engineering is important, the company is especially looking for people with a passion for disrupting the beauty industry.
2. Enterprise Business Representative
Boost Media, San Francisco
Having no prior work experience should not discourage you from applying to Boost Media’s Enterprise Business Representative position. If you have a bachelor’s degree, a passion for technology, and a lively phone presence, then you’ve met half of the requirements for the position. Apply now before you miss this opportunity to seriously develop your sales skills.
3. Content Manager Co-Op
You know those huge firms that only take seniors as interns? Comcast isn’t one of them. The company is looking for college sophomores and juniors to apply to its six-month internship program based in Philadelphia. If you’re passionate about marketing, public relations, communications, or all of the above, check out the role and see how you can help manage the content of this Fortune 50 company.
4. Executive Assistant to Managing Director
The Standard, Miami
If you have one year of experience in a hotel and in a HR role, then rejoice—you’re the perfect candidate for The Standard. And although it’s an entry level position, the Executive Assistant role will give you plenty of opportunities to impact the experiences of new hires who hop on board.
5. Art Production Intern
TED, New York
Are you as familiar with posting content on Instagram and Tumblr as you are with brushing your teeth? Great, because TED’s Art Production Intern position might just be your calling. The intern’s responsibilities include managing visuals for the company’s social media platforms and creating high-quality animated gifs.
6. Sales Development Representative
Even if you don’t have much customer service experience, you have a shot at becoming Swipely’s Sales Development Representative. The company makes it very clear that enthusiasm and optimism are the most prized qualities in applicants. So, if the idea of instantly impacting the way restaurants do business sounds exciting, then be sure to apply for the position.
7. Content Intelligence—Weapons Engineer
Tumblr, New York
8. Human Resources Coordinator
Quantcast, San Francisco
Don’t worry if you’re not too proud of the “Relevant Experiences” section of your resume, because passion trumps experiences when it comes to applying for Quantcast’s HR Coordinator position. The coordinator will take ownership of the company’s HR data administration, so if you genuinely enjoy problem-solving and dealing with data, click below to learn more about the role.
9. Engineering Intern
Attention computer science majors who have yet to find a job: YPlan wants you. The startup’s engineering team manages all things code and is seeking graduates with a can-do attitude. While experience with Python and web development are nice-to-haves, the willingness to get stuck and learn things is a must.
10. Startup Partnership Associate
Venture for America, New York
Do you have a knack for making friends with strangers or for connecting with startup founders? If you do, then forget about what you’re lacking, and know that you have more than enough skills to apply for VFA’s Startup Partnership Associate position. Your job, apart from developing relationships with new startups in the city, will be to write, speak, and travel with passion and purpose.
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