College Jobs Over College Degrees with Amanda Grimmett

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


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