A recent grad compares her startup gig with her friends’ jobs at large companies and comes up with three reasons she’s thankful to be working where she is.
By Chelsea Fischbach (Product Support Engineer, Cashie Commerce)
I like to call my senior year at Harvey Mudd the year of relentless job hunting. I interviewed like a maniac, crisscrossing the LA area to make it to consulting and product management interviews. On the craziest day, I visited a company that had me speak with eleven different people, capping it all off with a case study. But sadly, despite my efforts, few opportunities panned out.
With panic setting in, I turned for inspiration to a class I was taking on entrepreneurship.