New college graduates should look to internships to boost their chances for landing a full-time job, offers John Challenger, CEO of employment firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. They should treat internships as real jobs, dressing appropriately, taking initiative and exceeding expectations, he suggests. Also, interns should be clear they want an entry-level job and use internships to build a solid network, he advises. "Internships are more important than ever," Challenger says.

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