True Stories: How I Got My Foot in the Door of a Competitive Industry

Foot in the Door
Foot in the Door

The past few years have been tough for new grads, especially those looking to break into traditionally competitive industries, or industries that weren't widely hiring, like media, hospitality and marketing.

Despite the odds against them, though, these three recent grads managed to land jobs in their chosen fields, thought not without a little elbow grease. Here's how they did it, and their firsthand advice for other new graduates.